The Great Wall | Ismail Kadaré | Granta Magazine

The Great Wall

Ismail Kadaré

Translated by David Bellos

‘They've been making every imaginable special case for him for all eternity, they even sing hymns in his honour’.

Ismail Kadaré

Ismail Kadaré was born in 1936 in Gjirokaster, Albania. He won the first Man Booker International Prize in 2005 and his novel The Successor was published in 2006.

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Translated by David Bellos

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