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A girl in exile : requiem for Linda B. / Ismail Kadare ; translated from the Albanian by John Hodgson.

Kadare, Ismail, (author.). Hodgson, John, 1951- (translator.).

Available copies

  • 3 of 7 copies available at Sitka.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Fernie Heritage Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 0 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Fernie Heritage Library FIC KAD (Text) 35136000536020 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 06/19/2018
Bowen Island Public Library F KAD (Text) 30947000533618 New Books Volume hold Available -
Kimberley Public Library F KAD (Text) 35137001010775 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 06/22/2018
Kitimat Public Library 891/.9913 (Text) bkitvac/tdc657hotlist Stacks Volume hold In process -
Tumbler Ridge Public Library AF KADAR (Text) TRL22930 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
Sechelt Public Library F KADA (Text) 33260100002147 New Books Volume hold Checked out 07/03/2018
Williams Lake Branch KAD (Text) 33923005925270 General Fiction Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781619029163
  • Physical Description: 185 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Counterpoint hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: Berkeley, California : Counterpoint, 2018.

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Summary, etc.:
While waiting to hear whether his newest play will be approved for production, playwright Rudian Stefa is called in for questioning by the Party Committee. A girl--Linda B.--has been found dead, with a signed copy of his latest book in her possession. He soon learns that Linda's family, considered suspect, was exiled to a small town far from the capital, and that she committed suicide. Under the influence of a paranoid regime, Rudian finds himself swept along on a surreal quest to discover what really happened to Linda B. Through layers of intrigue, her story gradually unfolds: how she loved Rudian from a distance, and the risks she was prepared to take so that she could get close to him. He becomes captivated by her story, and disturbed at how he might be culpable for her fate.
Subject: Suicide victims > Fiction.
Dramatists > Fiction.
Communism > Albania > Fiction.
Albania > Social conditions > Fiction.

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