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  • The Palace Of Dreams
    The Palace Of Dreams (Paperback) Ismail Kadare

    Translated by Barbara Bray from the French version of the Albanian by Jusuf VrioniAt the heart of the Sultan's vast empire stands the mysterious Palace of Dreams.

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  • The Fall of the Stone City
    The Fall of the Stone City (English, Paperback) Ismail Kadare

    The much anticipated new novel from the Man Booker International Prize winner - a story of the great city of Gjirokaster and of a secret meeting that may have changed the face of Europe in the twentieth century

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  • The Three-Arched Bridge
    The Three-Arched Bridge (Paperback) Ismail Kadare

    When the construction of a bridge built to link the Balkans to Europe is repeatedly and mysteriously sabotaged, an old ballad starts making the rounds at local taverns. Some say the bridge is being damaged by local ferrymen, others blame the vengeful water spirits.

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  • Three Elegies For Kosovo
    Three Elegies For Kosovo (Paperback) Ismail Kadare

    A Christian army made up of Serbs, Bosnians, Albanians and Romanians confront an Ottoman army. 28 June 1989, the Serb Leader Slobodan Milosevic launches his campaign for a fresh massacre of the Albanians, the majority population of Kosovo.

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  • Chronicle in Stone
    Chronicle in Stone (Paperback) Ismail Kadare

    An early masterpiece from the inaugural winner of the International Man Booker Prize with an introduction by James Wood.

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  • The Three-Arched Bridge
    The Three-Arched Bridge (English, Paperback) Ismail Kadare

    Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Arcade, Yucca, and Good Books imprints, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in fiction?novels, novellas, political and medical thrillers, comedy, satire, historical fiction, romance, erotic and love stories, mystery, classic literature, folklore and mythology, literary classics including Shakespeare, Dumas, Wilde, Cather, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

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  • The Pyramid
    The Pyramid (Paperback) Ismail Kadare

    When the new Egyptian Pharaoh decrees that he does not want a pyramid built in his honour his advisers are aghast. So the Pharaoh agrees to the construction of a pyramid colossal beyond imagining, an edifice that crushes dozens of people as each block is added and which inexorably drains the lifeblood from the country.

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  • General Of The Dead Army
    General Of The Dead Army (Paperback) Ismail Kadare

    Twenty years after the end of the Second World War, an Italian general is despatched to Albania to recover his country's dead. Once there he meets a German general who is engaged upon an identical mission, and their conversations brings out into the open the extent of their horror and guilt, newly exacerbated by their present task.

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  • The General of the Dead Army
    The General of the Dead Army (English, Paperback) Ismail Kadare

    The General of the Dead Army is a moving and timely meditation on war and its consequences by the winner of the inaugural Man Booker International Prize, available again in paperback. Twenty years after World War II, an Italian generalarmed with maps, measurements, and dental recordsis sent to Albania to recover the remains of his country's fallen soldiers. A quarrelsome priest joins him, and in rain and sleet they dig up the Albanian countrysideonce a battlefield, now a graveyardchecking teeth and dog tags, assembling a dead army in pine-box uniforms. In addition to the brutal weather, they also battle the hostility of the Albanians working for them. This may be an errand of mercy for the general, but the chance to humiliate their one-time conquerors offers the Albanians a welcome vengeance. Fighting the hopelessness of his undertaking, the general finds his movements shadowed by a German general on the same gruesome mission for his own country. In a terrible crescendo at a wedding, the Italian general must answer for the crimes of his country and all countries that have invaded this land of eagles, seeking to destroy its people. Enthralling and poignant, The General of the Dead Army is an elegy for the young people of every country who are sent abroad to die in battle. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Arcade, Yucca, and Good Books imprints, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in fictionnovels, novellas, political and medical thrillers, comedy, satire, historical fiction, romance, erotic and love stories, mystery, classic literature, folklore and mythology, literary classics including Shakespeare, Dumas, Wilde, Cather, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes aNew York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

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  • Twilight of the Eastern Gods
    Twilight of the Eastern Gods (English, Hardback) Ismail Kadare

    In 1958, Kadare was selected to pursue his writing and literary studies as a graduate student in Moscow at the prestigious Gorky Institute for World Literature.Twilight of the Eastern Gods is Kadare's fictionalized recreation of his time spent at this "factory of the intellect," a place created to produce a new generation of poets, novelists, and playwrights, all adhering to the...

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  • The Palace of Dreams
    The Palace of Dreams (English, Paperback) Ismail Kadare

    The mysterious palace of dreams stands at the heart of a vast empire. Inside, workers sift, sort, and interpret the dreams the empire's citizens. They search out Master-Dreams that will provide clues to the destiny of the empire and its Sultan....

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  • A Girl in Exile
    A Girl in Exile (English, Hardback) Ismail Kadare

    Winner of an English PEN award, Kadare's depiction of the reach of the authoritarian state is executed with an elegant combination of horror, other-worldliness, absurdity, and indignation

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  • Essays On World Literature
    Essays On World Literature (English, Paperback) Ismail Kadare

    The Man Booker International?winning author of Broken April and The Siege, Albania's most renowned novelist, and perennial Nobel Prize contender Ismail Kadare explores three giants of world literature?Aeschylus, Dante, and Shakespeare?through the lens of resisting totalitarianism. ...

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  • Die Schleierkarawane
    Die Schleierkarawane (German, Hardback) Ismail Kadare

    Ismail Kadare, der

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  • Konzert am Ende des Winters
    Konzert am Ende des Winters (German, Paperback) Ismail Kadare

    Welche geheimen Dokumente birgt die Aktentasche des diplomatischen Kuriers Gjergj Dibra, der nachts auf der Route Paris - Bejing unterwegs ist? Dokumente, die er selbst nicht kennt und die seine Frau Silva mit bangen Ahnungen erfüllen. Ismail Kadare entwirft ein prall erzähltes Familienpanorama und verbindet dabei das Tragische und die Dramatik mit der Farce. Erzählt wird von der Annäherung...

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  • Twilight of the Eastern Gods
    Twilight of the Eastern Gods (English, Hardback) Ismail Kadare

    1958. In a dorm room in Moscow, a young writer is woken by the sound of angry voices on the radio. Through the fog of a hangover he hears the news that a novel called Doctor Zhivago has earned its author the Nobel Prize. There is uproar. The author, Boris Pasternak, faces exile, the press hound him and demand that he refuse the award.

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  • Die Pyramide
    Die Pyramide (German, Hardback) Ismail Kadare

    Ismail Kadare erzählt in diesem

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  • Der Schandkasten
    Der Schandkasten (German, Paperback) Ismail Kadare

    Im riesigen osmanischen Reich ist Albanien nur der kleinste Zipfel. Doch seine Einwohner gelten als rebellisch und widerspenstig. Wie Ali Pascha, ihr Anführer, genannt der Unselige. Wird auch er mit seinem Leben dafür bezahlen müssen? Denn wer sich dem Willen des Sultans widersetzt, dessen Kopf wird in der Hauptstadt des Reiches im >Schandkasten< ausgestellt. Ismail Kadares...

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  • The Concert (English, Hardback) Ismail Kadare

    China is somehow involved with the increasingly desperate situation in Albania, but no one knows the extent of its secret alliances, political levers, and economic control. Skënder Bermema is sent to China on a fact-finding mission, and is confronted with the reality of Mao's China, a nation intent on crushing individuality, independence, and creativity. The intriguing promise of a mysterious gala concert is where the hand-picked foreign invitees expect to be able to decipher in the colors, figures, and gestures of the Chinese actors a message about China's intentions. And no matter what any of them may be expecting, the message is shocking beyond their wildest imaginations. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Arcade, Yucca, and Good Books imprints, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in fiction?novels, novellas, political and medical thrillers, comedy, satire, historical fiction, romance, erotic and love stories, mystery, classic literature, folklore and mythology, literary classics including Shakespeare, Dumas, Wilde, Cather, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

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  • The Concert
    The Concert (English, Paperback) Ismail Kadare

    China is somehow involved with the increasingly desperate situation in Albania, but no one knows the extent of its secret alliances, political levers, and economic control. Skënder Bermema is sent to China on a fact-finding mission, and is confronted with the reality of Mao's China, a nation intent on crushing individuality, independence, and creativity. The intriguing promise of a mysterious gala concert is where the hand-picked foreign invitees expect to be able to decipher in the colors, figures, and gestures of the Chinese actors a message about China's intentions. And no matter what any of them may be expecting, the message is shocking beyond their wildest imaginations. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Arcade, Yucca, and Good Books imprints, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in fictionnovels, novellas, political and medical thrillers, comedy, satire, historical fiction, romance, erotic and love stories, mystery, classic literature, folklore and mythology, literary classics including Shakespeare, Dumas, Wilde, Cather, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes aNew York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

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