Kronikë në gur: roman. Front Cover. Ismail Kadare QR code for Kronikë në gur. Title, Kronikë në gur: roman. Author, Ismail Kadare. Publisher, Onufri, A Novel Ismail Kadare David Bellos However, its real title is simply Chronicle in Stone (Kronike ne gur in Albanian), and in Kadare ‘s Complete Works in. Ismail Kadare Kronik ne gur, Ura me Tre Harqe, Kristal. 1 like. Interest.

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It tells of how Kadare rewrote this story repetitively. I randomly happened to have gone to Albania and Gjirokaster for work and my ugr had read Broken April and was telling us about it. The ground was free to do as it pleased — to stay level, for example, or to hump its back and throw streams into the river like a donkey shaking off its load.

There is much to recommend this unusually constructed fictional history of an ancient city during times of war. Each chapter is followed by an alternate chapter, a short “Fragment of a Chronicle” written by the town’s official chronicler. You walk out of a coffee house, run into a woman on the corner, take her to a hotel, and boom — wife and children.

This item will be shipped through the Global Shipping Program and includes international tracking. He applies human drama, imagining blood and crime everywhere. The narrator is enamored with reading and the story of Macbeth and starts to imagine people in Gjirokaster as tragically Shakespearean characters.

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A town where the people seem to live happily with the only conflicts coming from family feuds, fear of magic and sex homosexuality, hermaphrodites, pre-marriage ismai, pros Gjirokaster, Albania in WWII is seen through the eyes of a young boy. Eine an den Berghang gebaute Stadt aus Stein. I had grown more and more afraid of the colour white. Trees and foliage, lawns and bushes are not what you find here.

Kronikë në gur

In Kadare’s home town, ravaged by history, we see characters walking down the street with severed heads under their ismajl the Italian fascists ismaul several young Albanian rebels, the Greek imsail kill “enemies” chosen according to the whims of their spies, and the Germans indulge in the killing of hundred-year-old women.

Decomposed into little black marks. There is also a sense in which the city itself is the main character in the novel. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Shipping cost cannot be calculated. Six hours later the Greeks were back. During the ordeal, he stated that “dictatorship and authentic literature are incompatible.

Well that is what I think. Indeed, the edition that I have just read Canongate, is a translation based on Pipa’s. One man, likely a hermaphrodite, is killed the morning after his wedding for the audacity of falling in love. Even in translation, Kadare’s descriptions are lyrical. I was emotionally captivated by these characters. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab International shipping and import charges paid to Pitney Bowes Isail.


His metaphors are supreme, fresh and original. The boy’s imagery is poetic and touching.


This amount is subject to change until you make payment. Grape arbors and trees poked over walls, quiet passersby disappeared into crooked alleys. I can’t even imagine how people kroink with the changes so frequently occurring in those years, losing their home on and off.

Hairs, eyes, legs and hands, voices, nails, beards, knocks on doors, walls, blood, the sound of horseshoes, shouts. In this context, we can speculate on krojik reasons for the episodic appearance toward the end of the novel of a character described by the Italian garrison commander as “the dangerous Communist Enver Hoxha.

Published by Onufri first published Chronicle in stone is set in the city of Gjirokastra where the author was born as well as the Dictator Enver Hoxha.

Boundaries and distances between neighbourhoods and houses had been rudely overturned; spatial orientation was confused.

The unreality of the bombings, for example, has the surreal feel of a Miyazaki scene, painted with a dangerous beauty on the edge of the real. It is both funny and sad and hints at the terrors of wars. The last Italians left during the first week kadxre November, four days after the evacuation of the aerodrome. Want to Read saving….