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â Spare, suspenseful, and quietly terrifying, this is a novel that many would call Kafkaesque. . . . In The Palace of Dreams Kadare has composed a remarkable literary work of international stature."â Wall Street JournalThe mysterious Palace of Dreams stands at the heart of a vast but fragile Balkan empire. Inside, workers assiduously sift, sort, classify, and ultimately interpret the dreams of the empireâ s citizens. The workers search out Master-Dreams that will provide clues to the destiny of the empire and its Sultan. Mark-Alem, scion of a noble family that has provided viziers to the Sultan from time immemorial, and whose power the Sultan distrusts, is recruited into the Palace of Dreams at the humblest level.
About the Author:
Ismail Kadare is the winner of the inaugural Man Booker International Prize, and is acclaimed worldwide as one of the most important writers of our time. Translations of his novels have been published in more than forty countries. He divides his time between Paris, France, and Tirana, Albania.
Title: The Palace of Dreams (Hardcover)
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Book Description Arcade Publishing. Hardcover. Condition: LIKE NEW. Like new, very light shelf wear. Seller Inventory # 2917790214
Book Description Arcade Publishing 2011-10-10, 2011. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Reprint. 1611453275 cover creased/more wear to book/edges/less wear/jacket torn/various/bent corners. Seller Inventory # Z1611453275Z3
Book Description Arcade Publishing, 2011. Hardcover. Condition: New. Reprint. Seller Inventory # DADAX1611453275
Book Description Arcade Publishing/Skyhorse Publishing, 2011. Hardcover. Condition: As New. 1st Edition. FIRST Edition THUS, with publishers full number line on copyright page. Statement of Collector's Edition/LIMITED Edition of 1500 copies also on copyright page. A PERFECT volume bound in red cloth with ribbon marker present and b/w paste-front excellent condition.Gilt titles. Red end-papers. A beautiful MINT copy, issued without jacket. 205 pages. Protected in a mylar slip. Seller Inventory # 002521
Book Description Arcade Publishing, 2011. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1611453275
Book Description Arcade Pub, 2011. Hardcover. Condition: Brand New. reprint edition. 205 pages. 8.50x6.00x1.25 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # 1611453275
Book Description New York City, NY: Arcade Publishing, 2011. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. 210 pages. Published in 2011. The author's eighth book to be translated into English. One of the greatest novels of our time. Special "Collector's Edition" of 1500 copies. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions, particularly the regular trade edition. They have the same ISBN. The Limited Edition sold out shortly after publication and is now rare. An austerely elegant production by Arcade: Regular-sized volume format. Red cloth boards with gilt titles embossed on the cover and spine and photographic reproduction of Samuel Beckett neatly pasted in front, as issued. Text by Ismail Kadare. Printed on 100 gsm Chinese Yulong Cream paper, with cream ribbon marker. Without DJ, as issued. Presents, in an elegant collectible format, Ismail Kadare's "Nepunesi ipallatit te endrrave" in a felicitous English translation. Allegorical novel whose achievement is on the same level as Saramago's. "The mysterious Palace of Dreams stands at the heart of a vast but fragile Balkan empire. Inside, workers assiduously sift, sort, classify, and ultimately interpret the dreams of the Empire's citizens. The workers search out Master Dreams that will provide clues to the destiny of the Empire and its Sultan. Powerfully imagined and beautifully written" (Publisher's blurb). Before its collapse, Albania was the reclusive Communist state of the West, Europe's North Korea, that is, totalitarianism at its most absurd, barbaric, and paranoid. Ismail Kadare has made it his Borgesian mission to write her history through literature that has universal significance. An absolute "must-have" title for Ismail Kadare collectors. This copy is one of the Collector's Edition, indicated as such above the Copyright Page. It should not be confused with the regular trade edition, which has the same ISBN. This title is a great book. As far as we know, this is the only copy of the Collector's Edition available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty. A rare copy thus. Regarded by eminent scholars and critics as one of the greatest writers of our time. A fine copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER ISMAIL KADARE TITLES IN OUR CATALOG) ISBN 1611453275. no. Seller Inventory # 17907
Book Description Arcade Publishing, 2011. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Reprint. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 1611453275
Book Description Arcade Publishing, 2011. Hardcover. Condition: New. Reprint. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 1611453275n