The Successor by Ismail Kadare

"The Successor" is a political thriller set in Albania during the 1980s. The narrative revolves around the mysterious death of the designated successor of the country's dictator. The successor is found dead in his bed one morning, which the regime declares as a suicide but the public believes to be an assassination. The novel explores the political intrigue, power struggles, and paranoia within the totalitarian regime, and the fear and silence of the people under its rule.

The 5355th greatest book of all time


Published
2003
Nationality
Albanian
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
Albanian

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