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1001 Book Review: Broken April


Broken April by Ismail Kadare
First Published in: 1978
Rating: 4 stars
Reviewed by: Jen
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In the last three weeks I’ve been reading a lot of books set in the Balkans, but none have stood out as much as Broken April. Ismail Kadare is Albania’s most well-known author and in 2005 he became the first winner of the International Man Booker prize. Broken April is a powerful novel about Albania’s tradition of blood feuds. Read more