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Chronicles And Fragments
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The Second World War is about to start, but life for a young boy in a small town in Albania is still a game. Yet, as the country falls to the Italians, then the Greeks, then eventually to the Nazis, and is mercilessly bombed by the British, the boy grows up. A disturbing mix of tragedy, comedy, politics and sexuality, Chronicle in Stone is a fascinating early masterpiece from the winner of the inaugural Man Booker International Prize. Translations of his novels, which include The Siege, The Successor, Chronicle in Stone and The Accident , have been published in more than forty countries. In he became the first winner of the Man Booker International Prize. The Text Publishing Company.
The Greeks occupied it in , yet a year later it became part of the newly independent Albania. Utterly exhausted, dazed by the battle, it showed no sign of life. In this early novel, the irony has a more generous warmth. A young boy narrates the events, at once wide-eyed and sophisticated. They stayed only thirty hours. Six hours later the Greeks were back. The same thing happened all over again in the second week of November.
Chronicle in Stone (Albanian: Kronikë në gur) is a novel by Ismail Kadare. First published in Albanian in , and sixteen years later in English translation.
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First published in Albanian in , and sixteen years later in English translation, it describes life in a small Albanian city during World War II. Pipa claimed that the several references to homosexuals, and homosexual activity throughout the novel such as the bi-sexual Argjir Argjiri and the "woman with a beard," which Pipa takes to mean lesbian were intended to raise the question of Enver Hoxha's own sexuality, a dangerous claim at the time. The current edition was translated by David Bellos. He was chosen by Kadare, as he had received a Booker prize for translation work. Each chapter is followed by an alternate chapter, a short "Fragment of a Chronicle" written by the town's official chronicler. The regular chapters are written in the first person, in the voice of a child, an alter ego of the young Kadare. He is fascinated with words, and reads Macbeth , as Kadare himself did when he was eleven.