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The pyramid

Author: Ismail Kadare; David Bellos; Jusuf Vrioni
Publisher: New York : Arcade Pub., ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st North American edView all editions and formats
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In ancient Egypt, a pharaoh wants to dispense with a pyramid as his grave, but the priests convince him that building one is necessary to keep the populace busy and controlled. A political allegory by an Albanian writer, author of The Concert.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Biographical fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kadare, Ismail.
Pyramid.
New York : Arcade Pub., ©1996
(OCoLC)647060188
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ismail Kadare; David Bellos; Jusuf Vrioni
ISBN: 1559703148 9781559703147 1559707917 9781559707916
OCLC Number: 32429764
Notes: Originally published in Albanian.
Description: 161 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Pluhuri mbreteror.
Responsibility: Ismail Kadare ; translated from the French of Jusuf Vrioni by David Bellos in consultation with the author.

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In ancient Egypt, a pharaoh wants to dispense with a pyramid as his grave, but the priests convince him that building one is necessary to keep the populace busy and controlled. A political allegory by an Albanian writer, author of The Concert.

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