Thursday, February 01, 2007

Quietly Chilling News

Admittedly I've been too busy writing even to blog, stuck up in my study from 7 in the morning and into the evenings, lost in a made-up world, so I may have missed many things, but I didn't see another reference to that death threat to Orhan Pamuk until today. Today the Guardian reports in its international pages that the Turkish novelist has cancelled a book tour as a result of the apparent threat called out by Yasin Hayal, accused by the Turkish police of orchestrating the murder of the Turkish-Armenian editor Hrant Dink.
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