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By Orhan Pamuk

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The Nobel Prize--winning novelist Orhan Pamuk reminisces on transforming into up at the banks of the mysterious Bosphorus in Istanbul.

From the ghostly yalis, superb waterside mansions equipped by way of the nice Ottoman households throughout the eighteenth and 19th centuries, to the crowds of vessels--Russian frigates, rickety fishing boats, and ferries--that plied its waters, Pamuk takes readers on a journey of the nice river. a range from the shimmering and evocative Istanbul: stories and town, "Along the Bosphorus" is the basic consultant to the city's watery approach.

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Cintillos así no los tuvo Katiuska Blanco Castiñeira / 41 fidel castro ruz, guerrillero del tiempo nunca ningún político en Cuba, nada, ni un artículo. Hay que ver las cosas que revelé: «Exclusivo para Alerta». Fue la primera vez que ocupé el cintillo. Desde entonces me hice propietario de la primera página. En la introducción del primer artículo se afirmaba: «Haciendo graves imputaciones al Presidente de la República sobre la adquisición de distintas fin­ cas y del trato indebido que en las mismas se da a miembros de las Fuerzas Armadas —tomé hasta vistas— que allí traba­ jan como braceros y peones, así como la violación de todas las leyes sociales en cuanto a los trabajadores agrícolas que también se emplean, ha hecho interesantes declaraciones a Alerta, con carácter exclusivo, el doctor Fidel Castro, ex líder universitario».

Antes de la muerte Katiuska Blanco Castiñeira / 19 fidel castro ruz, guerrillero del tiempo de Chibás, se le vislumbraba como una amenaza o un peligro real en la política cubana? ¿Alguien podía adelantar lo que su­ cedió después? Tengo la impresión de que permanecía al ace­ cho, como en la sombra, ¿estoy en lo cierto? Fidel Castro. —Batista se sentía acomplejado con Chibás y le te­ mía, porque el líder del Partido Ortodoxo era un flagelo que constantemente lo atacaba y le recordaba los crímenes, asesi­ natos, robos y abusos.

En tal período, Pardo Llada, Agramonte y los otros líderes del partido sabían que yo tenía conmovido al país, pero ellos estaban pensando en las elecciones a la presidencia. Pardo Lla­ da no sé a qué aspiraba. Ellos estaban en lo suyo, no creo que se percataran totalmente del volcán que se gestaba a sus pies. Como yo había alcanzado esos niveles de prestigio, ese crédi­ to, esa autoridad... —a lo mejor pensaban que me iban a matar cualquier día, que yo terminaba muerto—. Pienso que no me mataron porque mi asesinato habría hecho demasiado ruido.

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