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Balkan Beauty, Balkan Blood: Modern Albanian Short Stories Paperback – Jul 7 2006

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Northwestern University Press; 1 edition (July 7 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0810123371
  • ISBN-13: 978-0810123373
  • Product Dimensions: 14 x 1.3 x 21.6 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 240 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,012,778 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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<DIV><DIV>"These stories offer a provocative glimpse into the sensibility of Europe's least-understood people, who, overcoming centuries of oppression, at long last may speak to the rest of us." <I>--Review of Contemporary Fiction</I></DIV></DIV>

About the Author

Robert Elsie is the West's leading specialist on Albanian literature. He works as a freelance interpreter, primarily Albanian and German, and is the author of numerous books and articles on various aspects of Albanian culture and affairs. He lives in Germany.

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Very Insightful Sept. 21 2010
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What a beautiful and inspiring novel this turned out to be. As an English Illyrianologist who has been studying the ancient balkans for a long time, I must say Robert Elsie has done a good job in presenting this material in a rather cautious and professional way.