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The three-arched bridge

by Ismail Kadare

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Published by Arcade Publishing in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Albania
    • Subjects:
    • Bridges -- Albania -- Design and construction -- Fiction.,
    • Albania -- History -- To 1501 -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementIsmail Kadare ; translated from the Albanian by John Hodgson.
      ContributionsHodgson, John.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPG9621.K3 U713 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination184 p. ;
      Number of Pages184
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1001945M
      ISBN 101559703687
      LC Control Number96041236

      Abstract: This novel serves as a parable on the conflicts that ravage the Balkan states, with the monk Gjon, 14th-century chronicler, revealing the story behind the building of a bridge. Editions for The Three-Arched Bridge: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback Cited by: 9.

      Get this from a library! The three-arched bridge. [Ismail Kadare; John Hodgson] -- A bridge under construction in 14th Century Albania is secretly sabotaged by ferry men who are afraid of being made redundant. Officially they blame a prophecy that no bridge will stand over the. Get this from a library! The three-arched bridge. [Ismail Kadare; John Hodgson] -- A parable based on the current situation in the Balkans tells the tale of a fourteenth-century mason who believes he must sacrifice his wife to complete a bridge across Eastern Europe.

      The Three Arched Bridge is ostensibly a story of the construction of a bridge in 14th Century Arberia, set against a backdrop of the slowly encroaching Byzantine army bringing Islam in its wake. The novel is bookended by sentences told in a pseudo-mediaeval language by the narrator, a monk called Gjon/5(14). COUPON: Rent The Three-Arched Bridge A Novel 1st edition () and save up to 80% on textbook rentals and 90% on used textbooks. Get FREE 7-day instant eTextbook access!


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Here in Ismail Kadare's novel, The Three-Arched Bridge, an Albanian monk chronicles the events surrounding the construction of a bridge across a great river known as Ujana e Keqe, or "Wicked Waters." If successful in their endeavor, the bridge-builders will challenge a monopoly on water transportation known simply as "Boats/5.

Here in Ismail Kadare's novel, The Three-Arched Bridge, an Albanian monk chronicles the events surrounding the construction of a bridge across a great river known as Ujana e Keqe, or "Wicked Waters." If successful in their endeavor, the bridge-builders will challenge a monopoly on water transportation known simply as "Boats and Rafts."Cited by: 9.

On the surface, "The Three Arched Bridge" is the story of the conflict surrounding the building of a stone bridge.

However, this is a novel produced during the dictatorship of Enver Hoxha. Like any well written Eastern European novel of the period, there is a deeper meaning interwoven into the threads of the text/5(24). On the surface, "The Three Arched Bridge" is the story of the conflict surrounding the building of a stone bridge.

However, this is a novel produced during the dictatorship of Enver Hoxha. Like any well written Eastern European novel of the period, there is a deeper meaning interwoven into the threads of the text/5(24). On the surface, "The Three Arched Bridge" is the story of the conflict surrounding the building of a stone bridge.

However, this is a novel produced during the dictatorship of Enver Hoxha. Like any well written Eastern European novel of the period, there is a deeper meaning interwoven into the threads of the text.4/4(20). THE THREE-ARCHED BRIDGE by Ismail Kadare ‧ RELEASE DATE: Feb. 1, A spare and haunting story of how a bridge becomes both a unifying and divisive force, by the great Albanian author (The Pyramid, p.

; The Concert,etc.) who has been frequently nominated for. The shadows of his limbs pranced over the spine of the bridge, stretching down past the arches to the water. I struggled to imagine how all these recent events might have imprinted themselves on his disordered mind, and I told myself how foolish people are to laugh whenever they see him crossing the bridge, bellowing and waving his arms.

The Three-Arched Bridge () About book: الجسر كاداريه من جديد، اقترب متهيباً، فالذروة التي وصلتها مع (الحصار)، أعقبها هبوط مع (قصة مدينة الحجر)، فما الذي يخبئه لي كاداريه في جسره؟ صفحتين فقط، كل ما كان كاداريه يحتاجه ليشد أذني قبل.

Narrated in the first-person by a monk named Gjon, THE THREE-ARCHED BRIDGE is an allegorical tale about the building of a bridge across a river, the Ujana e Keque ("Wicked Waters"), in in Albania (sometimes called Arberia in the novel)/5(10).

The Three-Arched Bridge. The File on H. Set in 14th-century Albania, this elliptical novel chronicles the events surrounding the construction of a bridge to illustrate the bitter history of. The Three-Arched Bridge (Vintage Classics) eBook: Kadare, Ismail: : Kindle Store/5(11).

I suspect that Kadare is one of literature's best kept secrets. What a shame. More people should read Kadare and share in the joy."The Three Arched Bridge," written by Kadare in the early 's, is a complex, multi-layered examination of Albania on the eve of the Ottoman invasion of the 14th century.5/5(5).

Taken at face value, The Three-Arched Bridge is a story about the building of a strategically important bridge in as the Ottoman Empire expanded into southeastern Europe in the dying days of the Byzantine Empire.

The local people do not welcome the change, Pages: Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $ Buy The Three-Arched Bridge: A Novel at (4). The Three-arched Bridge - Ismail Kadare - Google Books Inthe Balkan peninsula is a bridge between cultures.

On one side lies the flotsam of the 4/5(6). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The Three-arched Bridge by Ismail Kadare, 6 AugustHarvill Press edition, Paperback in English. The Three-Arched Bridge is that kind of story.

It’s told in the form of a chronicle, narrated by a medieval Christian monk named Gjon. On one level the novel is about the competition between, what are essentially, two companies.

Boats & Rafts transport the people across the river/5(13). About The Book. In the Balkan Peninsula, history’s long-disputed bridge between Asia and Europe, the receding Byzantine empire has left behind a patchwork of warring peoples who fight over everything, from their pastures of sheep to the authorship of their countless legends.

One such gruesome tale declares that a castle under construction cannot be Released on: Octo Product Information. The year: The place: the Balkan peninsula. Here in Ismail Kadare's novel, The Three-Arched Bridge, an Albanian monk chronicles the events surrounding the construction of a bridge across a great river known as Ujana e Keqe, or "Wicked Waters.".

Praise for The Three-Arched Bridge “A vivid, macabre and wise novel” New York Times “His ability to spin eerie parables out of a little-known national history makes his books an addictive pleasure”. The complexity and sharpness of Kadare’s sentences are delivered with a powerful candor by Hodgson, an English writer and professor who also translated Three-Arched Bridge.

It is the case that Kadare is an artful literary writer, a quintessential prose stylist, leading to his brushes with Nobel candidacy.Ismail Kadare: Ura me tri harqe (The Three-Arched Bridge) Though a small book, Kadare’s novel is still fascinating and carries on with his exploration of Albanian history and legend, the two frequently intertwining in Kadare’s world.

The story is set in the 14th century and is narrated by a monk. It concerns, of course, a small town. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

The Three-arched Bridge by Ismail Kadare, 13 AprilVintage Digital edition, EBook The Three-arched Bridge (13 April edition) | Open LibraryCited by: 9.