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The three-arched bridge : a novel

Author: Ismail Kadare; John Hodgson
Publisher: New York : Arcade Publishing, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A bridge under construction in 14th Century Albania is secretly sabotaged by ferry men who are afraid of being made redundant. Officially they blame a prophecy that no bridge will stand over the river without human sacrifice to the water spirits. So the builders immure a villager and the bridge gets built. A Balkan parable by the author of The Pyramid.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Parables
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ismail Kadare; John Hodgson
ISBN: 1611458730 9781611458732
OCLC Number: 829989077
Description: 184 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Ura me tri harqe.
Responsibility: Ismail Kadare ; translated from the Albanian by John Hodgson.

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This elliptical novel chronicles the events surrounding the construction of a bridge to illustrate the bitter history of cultural enmity in the...  Read more...

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Kadare once again turns the proverb inside out: . . . he hurls his words not glass but resounding crystal against the stone houses of history. --Richard Eder

 
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