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Kadare, Ismail

Works: 685 works in 2,452 publications in 26 languages and 22,456 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Autobiographical fiction  Political fiction  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bildungsromans 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Interviewee, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Translator, Contributor, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PG9621.K3, 891.9913
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Chronicle in stone : a novel by Ismail Kadare( Book )
86 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 1,208 libraries worldwide
A coming-of-age tale by the inaugural Man Booker International Prize winner follows a young man's efforts to juggle the challenges of growing up in Albania during the terrors of World War II, a period marked by devastating cruelty, betrayals, and simple pleasures
The accident : a novel by Ismail Kadare( Book )
33 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,116 libraries worldwide
A tale set against a backdrop of the Balkans war follows a fatal Autobahn accident in Vienna that triggers an investigation into the dual identities of two mysterious victims, a pair of young lovers who engaged in an illusory affair marked by political subterfuge
The fall of the stone city by Ismail Kadare( Book )
30 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 986 libraries worldwide
Townsfolk assume a prominent citizen betrayed them during the 1943 Nazi invasion of Albania. Years later he will be forced to reveal the secret behind his actions
The siege by Ismail Kadare( Book )
63 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 921 libraries worldwide
The story of the siege of a Christian citadel in the Albanian mountains by the Ottoman Army in the 15th century
The successor : a novel by Ismail Kadare( Book )
40 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 886 libraries worldwide
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
Spring flowers, spring frost : a novel by Ismail Kadare( Book )
30 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 830 libraries worldwide
In a town at the foot of the northern Highlands, life goes on as always, but people are in a state of shock: a bank has been robbed, a sure sign of the Westernization of this backward Balkan land. Meanwhile, other strange events -- such as the marriage of a girl and a snake -- confirm that ancient legends still prevail. People are flocking from far and wide to search for a tunnel to the Secret State Archives, said to house records of crimes they may have committed. Some even claim the ghosts of former dictators Hoxha, Brezhnev, and Ulbricht -- not to mention Oedipus -- have been seen there ... Against this backdrop, a simple and sensual love story between a painter and a girl stands out as light against dark
The three-arched bridge by Ismail Kadare( Book )
53 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 806 libraries worldwide
A parable based on the current situation in the Balkans tells the tale of a fourteenth-century mason who believes he must sacrifice his wife to complete a bridge across Eastern Europe
The ghost rider by Ismail Kadare( Book )
48 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 764 libraries worldwide
The brother that has been dead for years brought his sister home from a faraway land
The concert : a novel by Ismail Kadare( Book )
47 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 648 libraries worldwide
A political comedy featuring an Albanian diplomat sent to Peking to complain of China's newly found friendship for the U.S. The complaint so annoys the Chinese they cut off all aid. The story is set in the 1970s when Albania was communist and China was its most brotherly ally. An inside look at communism in China by the author of The Palace of Dreams
The general of the dead army : a novel by Ismail Kadare( Book )
23 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in English and held by 636 libraries worldwide
This is the story of an Italian general, accompanied by his chaplain, charged with the mission of scouring Albania in search of the bones of their fallen countrymen, killed twenty years earlier during World War II
The file on H. by Ismail Kadare( Book )
39 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 602 libraries worldwide
A political comedy on two American academics who are recording story-singers in Albania. The two are on a project to show that story-singers were the source of Homer's epics, but this is much too highbrow for the district governor, convinced the pair are spies. By an Albanian writer, author of The Concert
The pyramid by Ismail Kadare( Book )
21 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 546 libraries worldwide
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
The Palace of dreams by Ismail Kadare( Book )
15 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 533 libraries worldwide
The task of the Palace of Dreams is to collect the citizens' dreams, then to sift, sort, and classify them, and ultimately to interpret them, in order to identify the Master-Dreams that will provide clues to the empire's destiny
Broken April by Ismail Kadare( Book )
18 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and French and held by 528 libraries worldwide
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
Elegy for Kosovo by Ismail Kadare( Book )
34 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 498 libraries worldwide
"June 28, 1389; six hundred years before Serbian leader Slobodan Milosevic called for the repression of the Albanian majority in Kosovo, there took place, on the Field of the Blackbirds, a battle shrouded in legend. A coalition of Serbs, Albanian Catholics, Bosnians, and Romanians confronted and were defeated by the invading Ottoman army of the Sultan Murad. This battle established the Muslim foothold in Europe and became the centerpiece of Serbian nationalist ideology, justifying the campaign of ethnic cleansing of Albanian Kosovars that the world witnessed with horror at the end of the past century."--Jacket
Twilight of the eastern gods by Ismail Kadare( Book )
23 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 485 libraries worldwide
A fictionalized recreation of the author's experiences as a student at the prestigious Gorky Institute for World Literature describes the school's descent into a dangerously Socialist Realist aesthetic that almost caused him to abandon writing altogether
Sworn virgin by Elvira Dones( Book )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Several years after choosing to identify as male to become a sworn virgin according to Albanian tradition, Mark accepts an invitation to join his cousin in Washington, D.C., allowing him to escape his vow and revert back to life as Hana
Der General der toten Armee : Roman by Ismail Kadare( Book )
66 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in 12 languages and held by 164 libraries worldwide
En præst og en general fra Italien er på rejse i Albanien for at grave ligene af de faldne italienske soldater fra den 2. verdenskrig op og kommer på forskellig måde til at genopleve begivenhederne fra dengang
Eschyle ou l'éternel perdant essai by Ismail Kadare( Book )
26 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 157 libraries worldwide
Cette suite de réflexions et de commentaires sur Eschyle constitue une belle défense de l'humanisme même si, comme le signale le critique des ##Notes bibliographiques##, Kadaré lie parfois avec trop d'insistance - patriotisme oblige - l'Albanie-Illyrie à la Grèce, la poésie et tragédie antiques à la poésie orale balkanique
Le Général de l'armée morte : roman by Ismail Kadare( Book )
32 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 146 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Ismail Kadar Albanian writer
Ismail Kadare albán író, költő, esszéíró
Ismail Kadare albanischer Schriftsteller
Ismail Kadare albansk poet och författare
Ismail Kadaré albansk poet og skribent
Ismail Kadare écrivain albanais
Ismail Kadare scrittore, poeta e saggista albanese
Kādāra, Ismāʿīl 1936-
Kadare, .. 1936-
Kadare, I.
Kadare, I. 1936-
Kadare, I. (Ismail)
Kadaré, Ismaïl
Kadaré, Ismaı̈l 1936-
Kadare, Ismails 1936-
Kadareja, Ismail 1936-
Kādārih, Ismāʻīl 1936-
Kādāriyya, Ismāʿīl 1936-
Kantare, Ismaēl
Kantare, Ismail
Ισμαήλ Κανταρέ
Исмаил Кадаре
Исмаил Кадарэ
Кадаре, Исмаил
Кадаре, Исмаиль 1936-
Кадарэ, Исмаил 1936-
Ісмаїл Кадаре
Ісмаіл Кадарэ
Ісмаіль Кадарэ
איסמעיל קאדרה
إسماعيل قادري
إسماعيل كاداريه، 1936-
اسماعیل کاداره نویسنده و شاعر اهل آلبانی
اسمٰعیل کدارے
قدرى، إسماعيل، 1936-
قدري، اسماعيل، ١٩٣٦-
كادارة، إسماعيل، 1936-
كاداره، اسماعيل
كاداره، اسماعيل، ١٩٣٦-
كاداري، اسماعيل، ١٩٣٦-
كادارية، إسماعيل.
‏.كاداريه، اسماعيل
كاداريه، اسماعيل، ١٩٣٦-
ഇസ്മയിൽ കദാരെ
カダレ, イスマイル
English (300)
French (196)
Albanian (120)
German (60)
Spanish (43)
Portuguese (13)
Italian (11)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (10)
Turkish (10)
Catalan (6)
Dutch (5)
Arabic (4)
Croatian (4)
Swedish (4)
Polish (3)
Macedonian (3)
Persian (2)
Romanian (2)
Basque (2)
Czech (1)
Hebrew (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Danish (1)
Malayalam (1)
Finnish (1)
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