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What soon emerges is that this is more than just a compelling story from the past, but a reflection on the present. Branding your topics will give more credibility to your content, position you kafare a professional expert and generate conversions and leads.

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Attempts to scale the walls ismali long ladders, which are burnt by the defenders pouring boiling pitch, the difficult and dangerous work of sappers trying to tunnel under the wall, the casting and firing of a new, big cannon, the horrors of mutilation, the fears, jealousy, moments of drunken exuberation and other moments of despair among the besiegers and the great anxiety of the besieged.

View all 4 comments. To ask other readers questions about The Siegeplease sign up. Comunque, ti ho raccontato la mia vita. Regarding the technical details of the siege, Kadare has made extensive use of Marin Barleti’s ismsil about the siege of Shkodra.

Sep 12, Michelle rated it it was ok. Allora, anche se li vinceremo, non keshtiella sottometteremo mai. The details of this appear to be largely drawn from accounts of the siege of Shkoder, as well as the exploits of Gjergj Kastrioti Skanderbeg aka The Dragon of Albaniawho led the resistance to the Ottomans for about twenty years, until his death in The tale is told in two perspecti In The SiegeIsmail Kadare succeeds in telling a story that is at once a fictionalized piece of history, a believable what-if about the Ottoman invasion of 15th-century Kadarre, and a subtle commentary on modern politics and war.


Story of the siege by the Ottoman army of the first castle they encounter on invading Albania — the story which describes the horrors of siege warfare in detail is written mainly from an Ottoman viewpoint with a variety of characters mainly non-directly military but seen from the view point of the confused official Chronicler.

This novel by the Albanian author Ismail Kadare is set during the 15th century when Albania was being attacked by the Ottoman Turks, and the heroic Albanian leader Skanderbeg was still actively fighting the attackers. Well worth reading if you have any interest in the Ottoman Empire, Albania, military history, or keshtjellaa excellent world literature. A siege of a fortress on that scale was an extraordinary undertaking in the 15th century.

The engineers build bigger and better cannons with no concern for human life, only whether the massive destruction can be predicted and controlled, and the enigmatic architect, a figure who moves in and out of Turkish prisons, is a keshtkella Christian selling out the architectural secrets of his fellow Christians. Che non risparmia nessuno.

It is very good as a historical novel, but perhaps too oblique to work as satire. Since Albania was conquered by the Ottoman Empire, people there were affected by its culture, politics, and other social institutions. Mita rated it really liked it Jan 16, Lo stesso Saruhanli dice: Kadare has been mentioned as a possible recipient for the Nobel Prize in Literature several times. He fears that he isn’t up to the task of writing an epic and finds himself with writer’s block.


As the author clarifies, this novel is lsmail about history. Skanderbeg’s very existence is doubted by some.

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He wants to be depicted in a positive light for posterity, and he is doubting also like many others the abilities of the Pasha kadarw a leader, though he is voicing his reservations in the most indirect way. Not only would it be necessary to abort the siege at the begin of the rainy season, for the Pasha it would mean also personal disgrace and drastic consequences – in the best case early retirement, but more probably a death sentence after his return to the capital.

How to curate as a team? Published May 15th by Canongate Books first published Important for the chronicler is especially his growing friendship with the Quartermaster, a kind of Chief Logistics Kaadare, who is very friendly and frank with him and is opening his eyes for the difficult task that such a mission including so many people is imposing on the logistics. View all 14 comments.

I first noticed this in the accounts of the dysfunctional war council where traditionalists vie with modern scientific experts.

Main characters Story of the siege by the Ottoman army of the first castle they encounter on invading Albania — the story which describes the horrors of siege warfare in detail is written mainly from an Ottoman viewpoint with a variety of characters mainly non-directly military but seen keshtjellla the view point of the confused official Chronicler. Open Preview See a Problem?