The Accident

The Accident


the hot e-book from the winner of the inaugural overseas guy Booker Prize is a modern day love tale of robust obsession set opposed to the historical past of darkish political intrigue.

On the autobahn in Vienna a taxi leaves the carriageway and moves the crash barrier, flinging its female and male passengers out of its again doorways because it spins during the air. the motive force can't clarify why he misplaced regulate; he in basic terms says that the mysterious couple within the again seat appeared to be approximately to kiss . . .

Set opposed to the tumultuous backdrop of struggle and its aftermath within the Balkans, The Accident in detail records an affair among humans stuck in each one other's webs. The research into their deaths uncovers a collectively harmful obsession that mirrors the conflicts of the zone. A destabilizing mix of shiny hallucination and chilly fact, Ismail Kadare's new novel is a daring and engaging departure.

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