Modern Classics: The Time Regulation Institute

By: Hamdi Ahmet Tanpinar

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ISBN
9780141195759
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
464
Dimensions
129 x 198mm

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Just as she was being lowered into the earth - following the late afternoon call to prayer - my aunt sprang briskly back to life.'

In this fictional memoir of Hayri Irdal - troublesome boy, workshy man and feckless husband - life is examined in all its double-crossing, chaotic, disastrous glory. From his youth, dismantling timepieces while his family fell apart, to his later years at the scandal-hit Time Regulation Institute, Hayri's absurdist misadventures play out as a brilliant allegory of the collision between East and West, tradition and modernity.

Translated by Maureen Freely and Alexander Dawe
With an Introduction by Pankaj Mishra
ISBN:
9780141195759
Publication Date:
02 / 06 / 2014
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
129 x 198mm

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