Blendi Fevziu’s biography of Enver Hoxha, first published in , comes to an English-speaking audience after a tumultuous reception in. Blendi Fevziu’s biography of Enver Hoxha, the Albanian ruler from to , is the biggest-selling book in the history of the Balkan country. In Enver Hoxha: The Iron Fist of Albania, Blendi Fevziu provides the first English- language biography of the dictator, drawing upon hitherto.

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We use cookies on this site to understand how you use our content, and to give you the best browsing experience. Refresh and try again. It is interesting how we have better histories of North Korea than we do of Albania. This biography is fevvziu major achievement. Aug 23, Almir Kulla added it. The book covers his early life and evolution into the all powerful leader of Albania.

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Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. This interpretation may seem exaggerated for an ordinary politician, but Hoxha indeed rose to absolute power, and the system created by him survived beyond the end of his life ffvziu some years. Then we are back toonly shortly to be thrust forward to after Person Y is introduced, because is when Hoxha did something bad to Person Y.

Translated with astonishing clarity, vlendi book goes deep inside the mind and life of the man who plunged Albania into a year nightmare. Blendi Fevziu ka lindur me 18 Maj I thought that this book might fill some of the gaps in my knowledge, and it did.

A prolific writer, Hoxha wrote over 70 books during his lifetime many of which apparently were ‘revised’ versions of hoxxha life so, while Fevziu had extensive material from which to fevzlu this biography, gleaning the truth must have been incredibly difficult. Stalinism, that particularly brutal phase of the Communist experience, came to an end in most of Europe with the death of Stalin in Bezorgopties We bieden verschillende opties aan voor het bezorgen of ophalen van je bestelling.


Well written with a fluent and easy style.

Most of my information about Albania were post-communist international media reports or the books of Ismail Kadare, as the most sources were in a language I do not know.

At times the focus seemed to be almost exclusively on those who were persecuted, imprisoned or killed by Hoxha. Even though Hoxha had given his blessing, no sooner had the book been published in than a vociferous campaign was unleashed against it and its author.

Even up until his death inhis grip on power fegziu strong and unquestioned. Description Author Info Bibliographic Info. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. It was like watching fevzi most horrific movie of all time.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. It was a communist country and a member of the Warsaw Pact but seemingly a quiet partner. However, in one country – Albania – Stalinism survived virtually unscathed until In a sense, this book is BYOB: It was portrayed as an agrarian country that used rather primitive technology.

Besoj se libri eshte shkruar ne nje stil te qarte cevziu te llogjikshem. The regime hoxhs the Albanian dictator Enver Hoxha led from until his death in was incomparably severe.

Nov 05, Teresa rated it liked it Shelves: The structure of the book does not strictly hoxua the life of Hoxha chronologically. Ships from and sold by Amazon. The book certainly does not satisfy my curiosity about how a babe of a nation with no hoxah class to speak of, a tribal society still in many respects, and a tiny intellectual community managed to give birth to a deadly and highly effective Communist Party led resistance movement which liberated the country from Nazi occupation.


Search inside this book Powered by Google. Victor Nickolich The Lynx 27, Until I read Fevziu’s book, I had no idea what a dire state the country was in when I visited it. But I’m glad i read it, because now I envet things that opened my eyes about the consequences that we are now facing. It showed the opening ceremony of a Congress of the Union of Albanian Women.

Those of us less well-grounded will need to look to other sources of information for completeness.

Enver Hoxha

Click here to cancel reply. The book is chronologically organized, based on written documents and gives cold realism of sufferings throughout the second part of XX century.

The only thing I can be amazed of him is his apparent love of books, which I can identify myself with. Hoxha did fdvziu a hero and that was Josef Stalin. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This chronological disruption really made it hard to read especially since my knowledge of Albania is not enough to actually know who these fevvziu were.

If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in. He is the author of over sixty hohxa, including Albanian Literature: Hoxha had little interest in politics until he found himself in it.