Chronicle in stone : a novel

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New York : Arcade Pub., 2011.
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New York : Arcade Pub., 2011.
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xv, 301 pages ; 21 cm


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Translation of: Kronikë në gur.
Masterful in its simplicity, Chronicle in Stone is a touching coming-of-age story and a testament to the perseverance of the human spirit. Surrounded by the magic of beautiful women and literature, a boy must endure the deprivations of war as he suffers the hardships of growing up. His sleepy country has just thrown off centuries of tyranny, but new waves of domination inundate his city. Through the boy's eyes, we see the terrors of World War II as he witnesses fascist invasions, allied bombings, partisan infighting, and the many faces of human cruelty-as well as the simple pleasures of life. Evacuating to the countryside, he expects to find an ideal world full of extraordinary things, but discovers instead an archaic backwater where a severed arm becomes a talisman and deflowered girls mysteriously vanish. Woven between the chapters of the boy's story are tantalizing fragments of the city's history. As the devastation mounts, the fragments lose coherence, and we perceive firsthand how the violence of war destroys more than just buildings and bridges.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Kadare, I., Pipa, A., & Bellos, D. (2011). Chronicle in stone: a novel . Arcade Pub..

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

Kadare, Ismail, Arshi Pipa and David. Bellos. 2011. Chronicle in Stone: A Novel. New York: Arcade Pub.

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

Kadare, Ismail, Arshi Pipa and David. Bellos. Chronicle in Stone: A Novel New York: Arcade Pub, 2011.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Kadare, Ismail., Arshi Pipa, and David Bellos. Chronicle in Stone: A Novel Arcade Pub., 2011.

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