By Ismail Kadare
During this spellbinding novel, written in Albania and smuggled into France a number of pages at a time within the Eighties, Ismail Kadare denounces with infrequent strength the equipment of a dictatorial regime, drawing us again to the traditional roots of tyranny in Western Civilization. in the course of the waning years of Communism, a tender employee for the Albanian state-controlled media service provider narrates the tale of his ill-fated love for the daughter of a high-ranking authentic. while he witness the ghostly picture of Agamemnon-the old Greek king who sacrificed his personal daughter for purposes of State-on the reviewing stand in the course of a may well Day occasion, he starts off to suspect the whole disaster of his devotion. additionally integrated are "The Blinding Order," a parable of the Ottoman Empire in regards to the makes use of of terror in authoritarian regimes, and "The nice Wall," a chilling duet among a chinese language respectable and a soldier within the invading military of the Tamerlane.
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Agamemnon's Daughter by Ismail Kadare