Yesss! Considering that earlier reference to James Bond, it would have been disappointing indeed if the Lords of Duolingo had missed such a big fat opportunity to allude to that great book by Orhan Pamuk in the color lesson! If you haven't picked it up yet, do so. My Name is Red is sometimes marketed as a murder mystery, but it is really the author's portrait of late sixteenth century life in Istanbul, a period comparable to Britain's Edwardian Age, where an empire's decline was starting to set in--though no one was noticing yet. There are many details of the work that are of particular interest for students of Islamic Art, as well as numismatists. Again, read it in any language easy for you.
En iyi olmak isterim, herkesten iyi...
Guess I'm not in the same boat as anyone else? Boo.