The title hints at one of the themes of the novel, which is that there are two Istanbuls, the one above ground and the one below, and each is ‘transformed’ in sense through acts of creation and imagination. The prisoners transform their surroundings through imagination and fantasy, parables and riddles, and likewise the city above is changed by time and love.Read more "ISTANBUL ISTANBUL"
Taylor is a few years older than me. I’m taller and better-looking. Perhaps it’s not that I look like Noah Taylor; maybe it should be he looks like me.Read more "Spitting Images: “The Double” and “Enemy”"