The New Life

  • Title: The New Life
  • Author: Orhan Pamuk Güneli Gün
  • ISBN: 9780571193783
  • Page: 478
  • Format: Paperback
  • The New Life A parable about love literature and fanaticism A young university student becomes obsessed with a magical book that delves into the dangerous natures of love and self Abandoning his studies and his f
    A parable about love, literature and fanaticism A young university student becomes obsessed with a magical book that delves into the dangerous natures of love and self Abandoning his studies and his family, he goes with the beautiful Janan on a search for the meaning of the book s darker secrets.

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    About Orhan Pamuk Güneli Gün


    1. Orhan Pamuk was born in Istanbul in 1952 and grew up in a large family similar to those which he describes in his novels Cevdet Bey and His Sons and The Black Book, in the wealthy westernised district of Nisantasi As he writes in his autobiographical book Istanbul, from his childhood until the age of 22 he devoted himself largely to painting and dreamed of becoming an artist After graduating from the secular American Robert College in Istanbul, he studied architecture at Istanbul Technical University for three years, but abandoned the course when he gave up his ambition to become an architect and artist He went on to graduate in journalism from Istanbul University, but never worked as a journalist At the age of 23 Pamuk decided to become a novelist, and giving up everything else retreated into his flat and began to write.His first novel Cevdet Bey and His Sons was published seven years later in 1982 The novel is the story of three generations of a wealthy Istanbul family living in Nisantasi, Pamuk s own home district The novel was awarded both the Orhan Kemal and Milliyet literary prizes The following year Pamuk published his novel The Silent House, which in French translation won the 1991 Prix de la d couverte europ ene The White Castle 1985 about the frictions and friendship between a Venetian slave and an Ottoman scholar was published in English and many other languages from 1990 onwards, bringing Pamuk his first international fame The same year Pamuk went to America, where he was a visiting scholar at Columbia University in New York from 1985 to 1988 It was there that he wrote most of his novel The Black Book, in which the streets, past, chemistry and texture of Istanbul are described through the story of a lawyer seeking his missing wife This novel was published in Turkey in 1990, and the French translation won the Prix France Culture The Black Book enlarged Pamuk s fame both in Turkey and internationally as an author at once popular and experimental, and able to write about past and present with the same intensity In 1991 Pamuk s daughter R ya was born That year saw the production of a film Hidden Face, whose script by Pamuk was based on a one page story in The Black Book.His novel The New Life, about young university students influenced by a mysterious book, was published in Turkey in 1994 and became one of the most widely read books in Turkish literature My Name Is Red, about Ottoman and Persian artists and their ways of seeing and portraying the non western world, told through a love story and family story, was published in 1998 This novel won the French Prix du meilleur livre tranger, the Italian Grinzane Cavour 2002 and the International IMPAC Dublin literary award 2003 From the mid 1990s Pamuk took a critical stance towards the Turkish state in articles about human rights and freedom of thought, although he took little interest in politics Snow, which he describes as my first and last political novel was published in 2002 In this book set in the small city of Kars in northeastern Turkey he experimented with a new type of political novel , telling the story of violence and tension between political Islamists, soldiers, secularists, and Kurdish and Turkish nationalists Snow was selected as one of the best 100 books of 2004 by The New York Times In 1999 a selection of his articles on literature and culture written for newspapers and magazines in Turkey and abroad, together with a selection of writings from his private notebooks, was published under the title Other Colours Pamuk s most recent book, Istanbul, is a poetical work that is hard to classify, combining the author s early memoirs up to the age of 22, and an essay about the city of Istanbul, illustrated with photographs from his own album, and pictures by western painters and Turkish photographers.


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    1. Blood on the TracksEvery one of us is a potential criminal, a potential killer, a potential murderer. The question is: what circumstances would justify the crime, what situation would warrant us murdering someone?If someone attacked one of our children, would we attack the assailant? If we went to war, would we kill for our country? If the past was at war with the future, would we kill for the sake of the past, or would we kill for the sake of the future?Well, the past is always at war with the [...]

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    2. Yeni hayat = The new life‬, Orhan Pamuk (1952)تاریخ نخستین خوانش: شانزدهم نوامبر سال 2002 میلادی عنوان: زندگی نو؛ نویسنده: اورهان پاموک؛ مترجم: ارسلان فصیحی؛ مشخصات نشر: تهران، ققنوس، 1381؛ در 344 ص، شابک: 9643112551؛ چاپ سوم: 1386، موضوع: داستانهای نویسندگان ترکی - ترکیه قرن 20 مروزی کتابی خواندم و کل زندگیم ع [...]

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    3. الحياة الجديدة لأورهان باموقمن الأعمال القليلة اللى كان نفسى أُعبر عنها بالمصطلحات الشبابية الحديثة المنتشرة هذه الأيام , ولكنى وجدت جبن فى ذلك , أن أُلوث هذا العمل العظيم بألفاظ لا تليق بعظمته.أى شئ كان يفكر فيه الكاتب عند كتابته هذا العمل ؟, وأى ظروف عاشها لكى يُخرج لنا هذا [...]

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    4. i don't really know what to say about this one. i think i will be thinking about it for a while. i will say this: i found it both compulsively readable and boring as hell, both at the same time, all the time, beginning to end. despite all the great writers pamuk is compared to on the cover blurbs and inside (kafka, marquez, borges, proust, etc.), the writer he most reminds me of here is thomas pynchon. both come off as almost retardedly intelligent & way too clever, both are more interested [...]

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    5. ماذا لو قرأت كتاباً واذ بضوء ينبعث منه ليستولي عليك واذ بالعالم من حولك لم يعد كما كان وتسبب في تغيير مسار حياتك و تسلك طرق مجهولة الوجهة من أجل الوصول لعالم الحياة الجديدة الكتاب الجيد هو شيء يذكرنا بالعالم بأسره الكتاب الجيد هو قطعة من الكتابة تلمح بالأشياء غير الموجودة نو [...]

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    6. " قرأت كتاباً في يوم ما فتغيرت حياتي كلها "بتلك الجملة الجذابة، بدأ " أورهان باموق " روايته الغريبة ليست في فكرتها فقط ولكن أيضًا في طريقة المعالجة وطريقة التحكم في التفاصيل مهما كانت تافهة أو صغيرة لا أهمية لها، ولكن لا يوجد شيء بلا أهمية في عالم هذا الكاتب التركي المجنون!تدور [...]

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    7. 03/08/2008Read slowly Let the tentacular, pellucid sentences take you to the world of mystical adventure, which is clumsy yet so entrancing. Reading the second time slowly made me realize all the symmetry, puns, even autobiographical bits and pieces of the the author himself. It evokes feelings you get when you are travelling by bus to distant places, excitement and toxic exhilaration of reading good books, and awe and scepticism of the mystery of life and love. I would certainly read this book [...]

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    8. I am done with 60% of the book and couldn't hold myself from writing something, anything, about the book, with my half-open sleepy eyes. When I began this book, I wanted to love Pamuk. Through his interviews and talks, the reviews of his books, and my experience with Snow, I have made some strong opinions about him, which I wanted to change in the course of reading this novel. The opinions remain unscathed, so far, but I almost liked him. Some observations so far:1. Osman and Janan are too simil [...]

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    9. saf, sahih edebiyat. yirmili yaşlar manifestosu. ya da bir nevi masal.orhan pamuk'la tanışmama vesiledir yeni hayat. özellikle gençlik heyecanının, keşfetme arzusunun ve aşkın anlatıldığı ilk bölümlerdeki betimlemeler öyle güzel ve sahici ki arada kapatıp içinizi çekmenizi, uzaklara dalmanızı ya da garipseyen bakışlar altında gülümsemenizi sağlıyortabın sonunda herkes hayatın sırrına ermek isterdi zannederim. ama hayat pek bir şey değil, bir zaman kazasından [...]

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    10. 'I read a book one day and my whole life was changed. Even on the first page I was so affected by the book's intensity I felt my body sever itself and pull away from the chair where I sat reading the book that lay before me on the table.' Light surging from its pages illumines his face: 'Its incandescence dazzled my intellect but also endowed it with brilliant lucidity.' The book seems to be about him, so that 'my point of view was transformed by the book, and the book was transformed by my poin [...]

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    11. دوستش نداشتم !

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    12. I burned through this in two days, but partly, I have to admit because I feared if I got distracted, I'd never finish it - highly engaging at times, it didn't, for me, always sustain that level of "gotta get back to it" with which Murakami's "Kafka On The Shore" is currently calling me away from this hurried review.Pamuk is very highly regarded, won a Nobel Prize etc, so he is certainly worth a bit of your time. "The New Life" is a story of a young man whose life is radically changed by a book w [...]

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    13. Milenyum öncesi o garip zamanda, 1999 yılında tıpkı Orhan gibi otobüs yolculukları yaparken okuduğum, tadı damağımda kalan, anadilimde okuma keyfini bana verdiği için şükrettiren, kanımca Orhan Pamuk'un yazdığı en iyi kitap. Ben kalp Yeni Hayat.

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    14. Ho letto con piacere il "Castello bianco", "Il mio nome è rosso", "La casa del silenzio" e mi sono innamorato di "Neve", ma "La nuova vita" è stato un tormento leggerlo, tanto che ho abbandonato la lettura poco dopo la metà, anche se generalmente leggo fino alla fine anche brutti libri. Il libro è noioso, scorre male, mi carica di sensazioni negative. Un vero tormento.Peccato però!

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    15. After reading the opening sentence of the New Life, "I read a book one day and my whole life was changed," I wondered whether reading The New Life itself was going to change my life. This is the story of Osman, an engineering student, who becomes obsessed with a book and falls in love with a girl, Janan, who shares the same obsession. This novel is mainly the story of their journey through Turkey, going aimlessly from city to city, searching for this new life promised by the book. At some point, [...]

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    16. Yeni Hayat gerçekten özel bir vaka.

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    17. I am writing this short review in an airport, having just completed a three-week trip around Turkey, so bear with me as I get back into the routine of thinking about literature critically. Spookily, the parallels of The New Life and my trip remain powerfully disconcerting: the novel focuses on a mysterious book Osman reads one night and as a result, becomes obsessed with. The book is never described explicitly but its power to change the lives of all the people who read it works as the catalyst [...]

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    18. هذه الرواية تحتوي على أجمل افتتاحية كتاب قرأتها في حياتي، "قرأت كتابًا في يوم ما فتغيرت حياتي"رواية تحكي عن شاب يرى كتاب برفقة أحد الفتيات اللاتي ترتاد جامعته فقرر شراءه وقراءته لكن كل حياته تتغيّر بمجرد قراءة بعض فصوله. يعجبني تركيز أورهان وكثافة أفكاره، واسترساله في النثر [...]

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    19. n-am terminat-o, dar nu cel mai bun pamuk. mi se pare rece, prea eseistică, cam borgesiană. nici măcar ironică à la pynchon. densă, stilistic perfectă.

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    20. I moved this review to my blog

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    21. أيها الكتاب الذي أدخلني الى عالم الحيوات الأخرى ، لم أكن أتصور أن الضوء المنبعث من العينين إنه نفس الضوء الذي أضاء دروب الأنبياء ،يوم فتح بطل رواية حياة جديدة لباموق اورهان دفتي كتاب اكتشف عالم أخر ،هي ليست استعارة أو كناية بل هو دخول إلى عالم لا يتاح لغير القراء دخوله ،فالحي [...]

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    22. I got really into this one. It was one of those pick-it-up-in-the-bookstore kinda things and it's funny since that's more or less what happens to the narrator. One day he picks up a book (contents not whitholding to the reader, of course) and Kafka-like, he is never the same again.Everything in the world around him is like a pale reflection or a crashing bore compared to what the book discloses for him. He is then, naturally, called upon to make sense of where he suddenly finds himself to search [...]

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    23. اگر یک شهروند اهل ترکیه باشیم درک جزییات نهفته در حرفهای پاموک و اشارات فیلسوفانه یا سیاسی و اجتماعی او در این کتاب و در نتیجه لذتی که از غوطه ور شدن در سیالیت جملات وجود داره (که الحق مترجم محترم خوب از پس ایجاد این حس براومدن) برامون قویتر و قابل توجه تر خواهد بود. با این وجود ش [...]

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    24. عشق چیست؟ عشق تسلیم شدن است. عشق دلیل عشق است. عشق فهمیدن است. عشق موسیقی است. عشق همان قلب پاک است. عشق شعر اندوه است. عشق نگریستن روح شکننده است به آینه. عشق گذراست. عشق یعنی اینکه هرگز نگویی پشیمانم. عشق تبلور است. عشق ایثار است. عشق تقسیم کردن یک شکلات است. عشق اصلا" معلوم نمیشود [...]

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    25. I had high expectations for this book, because of "My Name is Red" which I read some time ago. At the time, I was fascinated with the world Pamuk revealed in My Name is Red, rendered in painstaking detail, as if sketched in with a 00 paint brush. Still, My Name is Red demanded attention, it was not a book you could casually browse through. So I was prepared to expend some effort, going into the New Life. This book though, is entirely different in style - which in a way is a triumph. What's the p [...]

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    26. هذه احدى القصص التي لا يمكن تلخيصها فعلا، لأن قيمتها ليست فيما حدث بل كل ما فكر فيه الراوي قبل، اثناء، وبعد حدوثه. في التأملات والافكار والاشارات الواضحة والمدفونة في تلك الرحلة نحو الحياة الجديدة.هي حكاية شخص قرأ كتابا في احد الايام، وغير الكتاب حياته. اننا لا نتعرف عليه تما [...]

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    27. When Osman reads the book, his life irreversibly changes. He gives up his studies to travel. He begins a search for meaning, identity and experience. He falls in love. He finds solace in the plots of popular films he watches while travelling on overnight buses across Turkey. He suffers trauma and injury in road accidents and meets people who give him useful things, such as guns. He also examines his own imagination from the inside while responding freely to the stimuli and images that experience [...]

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    28. اورهان باموق كاتب لامع بلا جدال ، تشهد له بذلك ارفع جائزة ممكن الحصول عليها وهي جائزة نوبل .مما بصعب علي ابداء رأيي في الرواية ، لذلك ساكتب رأيي بالرواية بصراحة وحيادية .في البداية عندما قرأت ان الرواية حول كتاب يغير حياة كل من قرأه ، توقعت ان اكتشف ما هية الكتاب بعد التعمق بقر [...]

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    29. هناك كتبًا ينتقل قراءها من الحانة إلي الجامع و كتبًا أخري تحول قراؤها من مواطنين إلي ثوار أو لصوص .يبدأ " أورهان باموق " روايته بداية مدهشة : " قرأت كتابًا في يوم ما فتغيرت حياتي كلها". ليأخذك باموق _ باسلوب ذي بساطة خاصة _ في عالم من السحر الكامل ؛ تخضع له طول الرواية ، لتبحث عن تأ [...]

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    30. I first read The New Life cerca 1997 or 1998 and fell in love with it then. I "won" the novel in an English Dept. Xmas party book exchange. The new prof of postcolonial lit (among other areas of expertise), Lisa Nakamura, at Sonoma State University was my "anonymous" gift-giver. I was prompted to reread the novel recently after a friend who read it with her book group admitted she found the writing (style)clunky and unsatisfying. (I had suggested the novel to them). One can admire Pamuk's novel [...]

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