Turkish Nobel Orhan Pamuk inaugurates his `Museum of Innocence´ in Istambul

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Istambul, 30 April (EFE) (Camera: Ilya U. Topper).- Turkish writer and Nobel Laureate Orhan Pamuk has inaugurated his 'Museum of Innocence', a project related to his novel.

The museum has a colection of objects and tools from the second half of the 20th Century. Shown in 83 glass cases, just as the 83 chapters of his novel 'Museum of Innocence' published in 2008.

Brushes, watches, salt cellars, keys, spoons, perfume bottles, cinema tickets and thousands of other tools show the environment of a middle-low class family who lived in Istambul druing the 60's and the 70's in the 20th Century just as it is described in his novel.

But also maps of the city show the different places the main character passes by, the shop assistant Füsun, black and white pictures, pieces of Turkish films. food dishes, tea glasses and various half gone Raki glasses (traditional Turkish drink).

'There is no need of reading the novel before visiting the museum', assures Pamuk, although he admits that bo
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