By Orhan Pamuk

ISBN-10: 0307745244

ISBN-13: 9780307745248

From the Nobel Prize-winning novelist, an encouraged, considerate, and deeply own booklet approximately studying and writing novels.
In this interesting set of essays, in accordance with the talks he introduced at Harvard college as a part of the celebrated Norton Lecture sequence, Pamuk provides a entire and provocative concept of the radical and the adventure of studying. Drawing on Friedrich Schiller’s well-known contrast among “naïve” writers—those who write spontaneously—and “sentimental” writers—those who're reflective and aware—Pamuk unearths designated methods of processing and composing the written notice. he is taking us via his personal literary trip and the liked novels of his early life to explain the singular adventure of studying. particular, nuanced, and passionate, this e-book could be liked by means of readers and writers alike.

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