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Broken April

Author: Ismail Kadare
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the moment that Gjorg's brother is killed by a neighbour, his own life is forfeit: for the Kanun, the code of the blood feud that operates in the Albanian mountains, requires Gjorg to kill his brother's murderer and then in turn to become an outcastto be hunted down by the new victim's family.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ismail Kadare
ISBN: 0099449870 9780099449874
OCLC Number: 225700465
Language Note: Translated from the Albanian.
Notes: Translated from the Albanian.
Originally published in 1990 by Saqi Books, London.
Description: 216 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Avril brisé.
Responsibility: Ismail Kadare ; translated from the Albanian.

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From the moment that Gjorg's brother is killed by a neighbour, his own life is forfeit: for the code of Kanun requires Gjorg to kill his brother's murderer and then in turn be hunted down. After  Read more...

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