Twilight of the Eastern Gods

Ismail Kadare (Author) David Bellos (Translator)
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Description

1958. In a dorm room in Moscow, a young writer is woken by the sound of angry voices on the radio. Through the fog of a hangover he hears the news that a novel called Doctor Zhivago has earned its author the Nobel Prize. There is uproar. The author, Boris Pasternak, faces exile, the press hound him and demand that he refuse the award. A few days earlier the young writer found a copy of this book - could those simple pages really be so dangerous?

Based on Ismail Kadare's own experience, Twilight of the Eastern Gods is a portrait of a city, a story of youthful disenchantment and a reminder of the incredible importance of the written word.

Product Details

Price
£9.99  £9.29
Publisher
Canongate Books Ltd
Publish Date
6 August 2015
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780857866196

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