The White Castle    Set in the 17th century The importance of constructing Otherness in the attempt to construct identity

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young Italian scholar sailing from Venice to Naples is taken prisoner and delivered to Constantinople. There he falls into the custody of a scholar known as Hoja--"master"--a man who is his exact double. Dialogue-free novel about the ironies of modernization Hoja is obsessed to restore the greatness of the Ottoman Empire by mastering the science of the Europeans The theme of East meets west Metaphysical probing: Why I Am What I Am

The New Life      Road novel Osman reads a book and his life changes Filled with conspiracy theories Change of identities Multiple Osmans

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