Silent House tells us the story of a family and everything happening to them. It tells you about a Grandmother and the happenings in the life of her grandchildren.
Online PR News – 01-October-2012 – Ahmedabad/Gujarat – Ahmedabad, India; October 1, 2012: Orhan Pamuk in his book Silent House tells us about a family. There is this old grandmother who awaits the summer vacations as her grandchildren come to see her every year. She is a widow and stays in Istanbul; she has been living in this village for decades. She is bedridden since a long time and has been look after by her servant Recep, who is a dwarf and the doctor's illegitimate son. She has three grandchildren, the eldest is Faruk a historian, working as an associate professor, Middle one is Nilgun the only sister of the two brothers, she is a sociology student and Metin the youngest brother of all three a high school student with a dream of going to America and becoming a rich man.
They all come here for a week to spend some time with their grandmother. Faruk, collects all old newspapers and find some good news for research, Metin goes to meet his friend Vedant and he falls in love with a girl in that group. Nilgun and Hassan are childhood friends. Hassan is Recep's brother. Hassan is in love with Nilgun and wants to tell her but is not able to. He tells his friends about his feeling for Nilgun, bu they don't support him. Instead they plan to harass her. Meanwhile Hassan plans to tell everything of his friends plans, but she does not listen instead calls him a fascist. Hasan is angry and take out his anger on Nilgun. What happens next? Does Nilgun do anything about it? Do her brothers know of it?
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About the Author:
Ferit Orham Pamuk popularly known to people as Orham Pamuk is a Turkish novelist, born on 7 June 1952. He started serious writing from 1974, where his book Karanlik ve Isik (Darkness and Light). He is a Nobel Prize winner in Literature. His books have been sold in 60 languages with over 11 million books, thus titling him as the best – selling writer of the country.
His other writing pieces that made a mark in the market are The New Life, Snow, My name is Red, The Black Book, etc. My name is Red also won an award in 2002. In The New York times there was a statement made on him and his writings as "A new star has risen in the east- Orhan Pamuk".