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Saqi, Jan 1, 1988 - Europe - 180 pages
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Review: Doruntine

User Review  - Adam - Goodreads

This superb short novel by Ismail Kadare was written in 1979 in Tirana, Albania. At that time, the country was ruled by its oppressive dictator Enver Hoxha. Like most of his ilk, he had no tolerance ... Read full review

Review: Doruntine

User Review  - Sara - Goodreads

This is the third Kadare book I ve read & my favourite so far. I immediately bought a copy of this book when reading the Albanian folktale Constantin & Doruntine in which a son fulfils his ... Read full review


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About the author (1988)

Ismail Kadare is the most prominent of contemporary Albanian writers. He has written poetry, short stories, literary criticism, and seven novels. His works have been translated and published in more than two dozen countries. An internationally known figure, he has visited and lectured in many countries. He was also a representative to Albania's People's Assembly. In 1990 Kadare left Albania for Paris where he became openly dissident.

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