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Xxxx. I enjoyed it a lot and we need to move on to the next book. It is interesting that this statement is required. Brenda
yeah i really liked this as part of the pair he wrote..a good translation gives the feelings for the history and the day to day lives of just folk who fill up the world.Published on December 22, 2013 by J. craig
Ismail Kadare won the 2005 Man Booker International Prize, awarded every two years to a living author who has compiled an outstanding body of literary work. Read more
Albanian author, Ismail Kadare, sets The Successor (2003) in his homeland in 1981. The man soon to succeed dictator, Enver Hoxha, was shot dead on the night of December 13. Read morePublished on June 13, 2011 by Martina A. Nicolls
Things are often not what they seem. Usually when this applies something ostensibly great turns out to be merely mundane. Read morePublished on April 7, 2010 by Philip Spires
Call me crazy for having high-expectations from Kadare. This book seems more like a slapped-together commercial endeavor than a piece of literary art. Read morePublished on January 25, 2009 by ITS
This is a fascinating story about an Albanian Dictator (the Guide) and his Successor's controversial death. Read morePublished on February 25, 2008 by George H. Garfield
Although information on the book jacket of The Successor claims that Albanian author Ismail Kadare is acclaimed worldwide, few English-speaking readers knew of him until he won the... Read morePublished on August 11, 2006 by Libra