Embedded with the Ottomans – THE SIEGE by Ismail Kadare

The Siege is a translation to the n-th degree.Β  Written in Albanian in 1970, translated into French in 1994, and from the French into English in 2008.Β  It’s like a game of telephone and I can’t help wondering how much was changed with each retelling.Β  Is the book that won the first Man Booker International Prize still the same book that the author intended it … Continue reading Embedded with the Ottomans – THE SIEGE by Ismail Kadare