Blasphemous Rumors

The novel is delightfully sinful, guilty of blasphemy by 16th-century fundamentalist standards (if not 21st as well), what with its orgiastic coupling of men and boys, shrouded women with delectable bodies, and artists seeking to be artists with or without Allah. Pamuk's writing is erudite and magically real, funny and sexy, terrifying and thrilling, always searching for the moment when the soul "escape[s] its mortal coil" and one is happily or heart-wrenchingly lifted out of this world.

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