The traitor's niche : a novel
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Berkely, CA : Counterpoint Press, 2018.
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Franklin Ave. Library - Fiction - Adult
Kadare, I.
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Format
Book
Edition
First Counterpoint edition.
Physical Desc
200 pages ; 22 cm
Language
English
ISBN
1640090444, 9781640090446

Notes

General Note
"First published in Albanian as Pashallëqet e mëdha by Naim Frashëri ©1978."-- title page verso.
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"First published with the title Kamarja e Turpit in 1978 by Naim Frashri Publishing House, Tirana" -- ECIP galley.
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"Long-listed for the 2017 Man Booker International Prize"-- cover.
Description
"At the heart of the Ottoman Empire, in the main square of Constantinople, a niche is carved into ancient stone. Here, the sultan displays the severed heads of his adversaries. People flock to see the latest head and gossip about the state of the empire: the province of Albania is demanding independence again, and the niche awaits a new trophy... Tundj Hata, the imperial courier, is charged with transporting heads to the capital--a task he relishes and performs with fervor. As he travels through obscure and impoverished territories, he makes money from illicit side-shows, offering villagers the spectacle of death. The head of the rebellious Albanian governor would fetch a very high price indeed. The Traitor's Niche is a surreal tale of tyranny and rebellion, in a land where armies carry scarecrows, state officials ban entire languages, and the act of forgetting is more complicated than remembering." --,Provided by publisher.
Language
Translated from the Albanian.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Kadare, I., & Hodgson, J. (2018). The traitor's niche: a novel (First Counterpoint edition.). Counterpoint Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kadare, Ismail and John Hodgson. 2018. The Traitor's Niche: A Novel. Berkely, CA: Counterpoint Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kadare, Ismail and John Hodgson. The Traitor's Niche: A Novel Berkely, CA: Counterpoint Press, 2018.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Kadare, Ismail,, and John Hodgson. The Traitor's Niche: A Novel First Counterpoint edition., Counterpoint Press, 2018.

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