Thursday, April 5, 2012

The Museum of Innocence - Six Word Sum Up

Every few years I stumble upon a book that turns out to be just... PERFECT! "The Museum of Innocence" is such a book, and I can't wait to read more of Pamuk's work!

Obsession - Love raging in the soul.

Read for Tea and Books Challenge, The European Reading Challenge and New Authors Challenge.

Here is a video of Pamuk talking about his book and the future museum inspired by it.
And here is my favorite quote, well... one of the dozens :)
"When two people love each other as we do, no one can come between them, no one," I said, amazed at the words I was uttering without preparation. "Lovers like us, because they know that nothing can destroy their love, even on the worst days, even when they are heedlessly hurting each other in the cruelest , most deceitful ways, still carry in their hearts a consolation that never abandons them." (p.191)"


Rikki said...

I really have to get this book!!!! You made me want to read it.

Ally said...

I hope you will have time for it, but trust me, once you have started reading it, you won't want to put it down :)

Bellezza said...

I love your six word summation of this book which is one I started with enormous enthusiasm but after about page 600 the obsession became a little much for me. Still, Pamuk is a wonderful writer...

Ally said...

I loved the book, Bellezza! To write so much and in such detail about obsession, now that is literary talent, and it also made me buy a second book by Pamuk, New Life, which I hope to read some time this year :)