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Palata snova - Ismail Kadaré
Palata snova
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9788601030824 (8601030823)
Publisher: Svjetlost Sarajevo
Pages no: 206
Edition language: Serbian
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JeffreyKeeten rated it
”Mark-Alem pressed on, his mouth dry despite his attempts to reassure himself. After all, what did it really matter if he did get lost? He wasn’t on some vast plain or in a forest. He was merely inside the Palace. But still the thought of getting lost terrified him. How would he get through the nigh...
Emamemi rated it
I wonder why so few people have read this novel, because it's quite amazing. I can't say that it's completely original, because it reminded me of Kafka (The Castle) and Saramago (All the Names), but imagining an institution where people's dreams are analyzed... That is a brilliant idea, masterfully ...
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The Curious Curator's Book Blog rated it
2.0 Palace of Dreams
This book follows Mark-Alem, a young man from an aristocratic family in the Ottoman Empire, who, at the bid of his family, starts working in the Palace of Dreams. This is a place where the dreams of every person in the empire are collected, sorted and interpreted, in order to control the citizens an...
Omnilogikos: literati
Omnilogikos: literati rated it
3.5 Palace of Dreams
A few months ago I was about to fly across the Atlantic Ocean and decided I might need a book to keep me distracted during the long hours locked in the plane. I randomly picked The Palace of Dreams, previously knowing nothing about it or it's author. I ended up sleeping through the flight and the bo...
Osho rated it
Albania.Though ultimately Kafkaesque, this novel is initially dreamier and less threatening. It serves as a critique of Soviet bureaucracy and also of the ethic this breeds--after only a week at his prestigious job in the Palace of Dreams, the protagonist is disconnected, afraid, and angry. Bitter a...
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