Prominent Albanian novelist, Ismail Kadare has been awarded a special prize in Italy.
Kadare was announced winner of the prestigious award “Nonino” for 2018, which goes to the most prominent people of culture, based on the opinion of a jury led by Nobel Prize winner V.S Naipaul.
“A passionate rhapsode, but also critical to his people. Between historical reality and legends that recall the glories and tragedies of the Balkan and Ottoman past, Kadare creates beautiful stories”, said the jury on the Albanian prominent novelist, who has been nominated several times for the Nobel Prize on literature. /balkaneu.com/