"The government can catch a hare with an oxcart!"; First Edition of The Palace of Dreams; Inscribed by Ismail Kadare
The Palace of Dreams.
Item Number: 3951
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc, 1990.
First American edition of what is widely regarded as one of Kadare’s masterpieces. Octavo, original half cloth. Warmly inscribed by Ismail Kadare on the half-title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Barbara M. Bachman. Translated from the French of Jusuf Vrioni by Barbara Bray.
"Kadare's most daring novel, one of the most complete visions of totalitarianism ever committed to paper" (Jean-Christophe Castelli, Vanity Fair). "If there is a book worth banning in a dictatorship, this is it" (Julian Evans, Guardian).