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The successor : a novel

Author: Ismail Kadare; Tedi Papavrami; David Bellos
Publisher: New York : Arcade Publishing, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On Dec. 13, 1981 Mehmet Shehu, a man who was number two in the Albanian government, was killed. Was it murder or suicide? Many different politicians in the country might stand to gain from this death. A wonderful analysis of dictatorship and communistic government.
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ismail Kadare; Tedi Papavrami; David Bellos
ISBN: 9781611458077 1611458072
OCLC Number: 816030082
Notes: "First published in Albanian as Pasardhësi by Shtëpia Botuese"55"-T.p. verso.
Description: 207 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Pasardhësi.
Responsibility: Ismail Kadare ; translated from the French of Tedi Papavrami by David Bellos.

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On Dec. 13, 1981 Mehmet Shehu, a man who was number two in the Albanian government, was killed. Was it murder or suicide? Many different politicians in the country might stand to gain from this death. A wonderful analysis of dictatorship and communistic government.

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Kadare writes in a dimension different from the prophetic realism of George Orwell and Arthur Koestler, and darker and perhaps narrower than the prophetic fantasy of Franz Kafka. . . . He has the Read more...

 
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