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The Siege by Ismail Kadare
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it was amazing
bookshelves: fiction, history

Spectacular. Works as a gripping historical fiction of the siege of an Albanian fortress by Turks. But clearly there is more going on in this book and it gradually creates something like a literary metaphor for contemplating conquest, statehood and national identity.
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Reading Progress

November 30, 2017 – Shelved
November 30, 2017 – Shelved as: to-read
November 30, 2017 – Shelved as: fiction
November 30, 2017 – Shelved as: history
December 24, 2017 – Started Reading
December 24, 2017 –
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December 27, 2017 –
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December 31, 2017 –
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December 31, 2017 –
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December 31, 2017 –
56.0%
January 7, 2018 – Finished Reading

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