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Dosja H author Ismail Kadare review ¼ 103 ´ [PDF] ✩ Dosja H Author Ismail Kadare – Tushna-hram.ru In the 1930s two young American scholars journey to Albania to research the oral epics of Homer Mistaken for foreign spies the two find themselves under the surveillance of a near sighted informer Res In the s two young American [PDF] Dosja H Author Ismail Kadare Tushna hram.ru In the 1930s two young American scholars journey to Albania to research the oral epics of Homer Mistaken for foreign spies the two find themselves under th.

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Dosja H author Ismail KadaSighted informer Research and intrigue proceed but soon involve a Servian monk who plots a violent end to the project A work of inventive genius from the acclaimed author of The Pyramid The Palace of Dreams and other work.

Dosja H author Ismail Kadare review ¼ 103 Ismail Kadare also spelled Kadaré is an Albanian novelist and poet He has been a leading literary figure in Albania since the s He focused on short stories until the publication of his first novel The General of the Dead Army In he became a lifetime member of the Academy of Moral and Political Sciences of France In he was awarded the Prix mondial Cino Del Duca; in he wo.

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  • Adam

    Dosja H author Ismail Kadare review ¼ 103 Dosja H author Ismail KadaThe plot of this novel written in 1981 is set sometime during the 1930sIn a sleepy provincial town near to the foothills of the Accursed Mountains in northern Albania the Governor's wife is languishing in her bathtub fantasizing about the two young she hopes Irish scholars who are about to arrive in the town Maybe they will provide her with an opportunity for a romantic adventure Her husband is charged with the job of arranging unobtrusive but close surveillance of the two foreigners Who knows they might be spies They arrive but only stay in the town fo


  • Sana Abdulla

    Dosja H author Ismail Kadare review ¼ 103 Dosja H author Ismail KadaThis book starts by trying to be funny but it is a translation of a translation English from French from Albanian I presume the comedy was probably lost but detectedWe have an Albanian small town under the communist regime waiting for 2 Americans who are coming to do their research on oral history sung by wandering bards and a dying form of entertainment It begins with the town's mayor making the arrangements for the impending arrival of the two alleged scholars who most certain


  • Clarissa

    Dosja H author Ismail Kadare review ¼ 103 Dosja H author Ismail KadaI first read this book in my early twenties A friend gave it to me as a present At the time was studying Homer and I dreamed with the ti


  • Hannah

    Dosja H author Ismail Kadare review ¼ 103 Dosja H author Ismail KadaWith my parents living in Albania I was told I should really check out that country's most celebrated author Ismail Kadare nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature and I chose this book because a couple of people had described it as his most accessible novel First I always know with regret that reading a book in trans


  • Farhan Khalid

    Dosja H author Ismail Kadare review ¼ 103 Dosja H author Ismail Kada The arrival of the foreign scholarsOne cannot rule out the possibility that the two visitors are spiesIt was still a soaking winter's day beneath a lead grey sky with drizzling rain tapping out the slow rhythm of life all aroundSomething sensational was in the airN– A place with no name for anything in particularThe state is deeper than the deepest wellSleep hovered in the airWhat they are trying to prove is that the material from which Albanian epic poetry is made is Homeric in originEpic poetry really is murderous stuffSerbs and Albanians We wer


  • B. Asma

    Dosja H author Ismail Kadare review ¼ 103 Dosja H author Ismail KadaThis novel gets interesting as details surface Bill and Max two Irish scholars come to Albania to study the declining tradition of oral epic that goes back to Homer and to discover Homer's identity The little backwater town of N is very suspicious of these visitors the governor under the instructions of the minister assigning spies to inhabit the attic above their room in order to track their English conversations and whereabouts All of the undercover espionage escapes the Irishmen's notice as the governor also invites them to various social events at his home Many but not everyone see them as a security threat and their tape recorder as a devilish instrument Daisy the governor's wife develops romantic ideas about unmarried Bill and the innkeeper Shtjefen per


  • Eadweard

    Dosja H author Ismail Kadare review ¼ 103 Dosja H author Ismail KadaThe premise caught my attention and the book itself was good I think I found another contemporary author to read and from an interesting country too no less He looked at the map on which the mountain ranges looked like horses’ ribs strewn in disarray on the flagstones of a slaughterhouse The lettering over them read “Northern Albania Rrafsh” “Kosovo” “Old Serbia”For than a thousand years Alban


  • Adam Dalva

    Dosja H author Ismail Kadare review ¼ 103 Dosja H author Ismail KadaClever fun book two Irish researchers travel to Albania to do research on oral epics after the invention of the tape recorder I love the strange mixture of styles here Kadare mixes Amis style slapsticky humor from the perspective of the locals with an elevated discourse on Homer and the complicated nature of assembling and re assembling a spoken poem The great chapter that reads like an essay on rhapsodes was my favorite but the work never gets heavy enough to lose sight o


  • Rhys

    Dosja H author Ismail Kadare review ¼ 103 Dosja H author Ismail KadaA total masterpiece One of the best novels I have read for ages I am so glad I have discovered Kadare at last I had one of his novels on my shelves a few years ago Chronicle of Stone but never got round to reading it; and I ended up giving it away when I moved house


  • Mandy

    Dosja H author Ismail Kadare review ¼ 103 Dosja H author Ismail KadaIn this outwardly simple tale acclaimed Albanian author Ismail Kadare mixes satire and scholarship and offers a glimpse into 1930s provincial life in an Albania ruled over by the despotic King Zog Written in Tirana in 1981 when Albania was being ruled by the eually repressive regime of Enver Hoxha the parallels were too close for comfort and by the end of the 1980s Kadare had fled to FranceTwo Irish American scholars from Harvard Bill Ross and Max Norton arrive in Albania to study the tradition of oral epic poetry Armed with the newly invented tape recorder they hope to record the last genuine rhapsodes itinerant singers who recite t