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Thoughtful and bleak but very funny,
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This review is from: Chronicle In Stone (Paperback)
This is a view of the 2nd world war in an albanian hill town form the perspective of a boy - it's not clear how old he is 8 or 12 or maybe it doesn't matter. It's bleak but never heavy and the quirky take on the world sticks with you. It makes one see the present from a very different perspective. I've reread this several times and given it to many others, all of whom have been inspired to chase down more of Kadare's work. This to me is the best of it though.