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    Summary Nëpunësi i Pallati it të Endrrave Ismail Kadare [Pdf kindle] Nëpunësi i Pallati it të Endrrave – Epub and TXT Read ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Æ Ismail Kadare ”Mark Alem pressed on his mouth dry despite his attempts to reassure himself After all what did it really matter

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    Ismail Kadare [Pdf kindle] Nëpunësi i Pallati it të Endrrave – Epub and TXT I wonder why so few people have read this novel because it's uite 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 developed by Ismail KadaréMark Alem comes from a powerful Albanian family the uiprili Köprülü and his relatives decide that he should apply for a job at

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    Ismail Kadare [Pdf kindle] Nëpunësi i Pallati it të Endrrave – Epub and TXT Ismail Kadare Æ 2 Summary This is another fascinating story from Ismail Kadare It is a story of the uprilis Turkish Koprulu a noble Albanian family and the Tabir Sarrail the Palace of Dreams a government ministry which wields great unbridled power It reads very much like magical realism but is set against a historical backdropSet in the time of the Ottoman Empire the influential and respected uprili family had illustrious members who were Vizi

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    Ismail Kadare [Pdf kindle] Nëpunësi i Pallati it të Endrrave – Epub and TXT The Palace of Dream by Ismail KadareIf Kafka's The Castle and Orwell's 1984 got freaky with it and had a baby the result would be Kadare's The Palace of Dreams Karade is an Albanian and I would argue that the Pal

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    Ismail Kadare [Pdf kindle] Nëpunësi i Pallati it të Endrrave – Epub and TXT Ismail Kadare Æ 2 Summary Kadare's metaphor for a monolithic police state and its workings Set in the late 19th century Ottoman Empire I figured this out from several s

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    Ismail Kadare [Pdf kindle] Nëpunësi i Pallati it të Endrrave – Epub and TXT The uniue idea at the heart of this story is instantly intriguing Mark Alem scion of the powerful uprili family is given a job at a prestigious institution the Tabir Sarrail or Palace of Dreams Transcriptions of citizens'

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    Ismail Kadare [Pdf kindle] Nëpunësi i Pallati it të Endrrave – Epub and TXT Ismail Kadare Æ 2 Summary I put this book down in complete awe I remember feeling the same when I put down Chronicle in Stone Kadare is an

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    Read ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Æ Ismail Kadare Ismail Kadare [Pdf kindle] Nëpunësi i Pallati it të Endrrave – Epub and TXT In this spare novel Ismail Kadare creates a metaphor for the police state A young distaff scion of a family powerful enough to rival the leaders of Ottoman Empire is given a job in the Palace of Dreams Here a huge machinery gathers the dreams from around the Empire It copies sorts interprets sifts and archives themJust as a thought police th

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    Ismail Kadare [Pdf kindle] Nëpunësi i Pallati it të Endrrave – Epub and TXT Read ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Æ Ismail Kadare Summary Nëpunësi i Pallati it të Endrrave The Palace of Dreams written in Tirana between 1976 and 1981 takes us into an entirely different universe set at the fictitious crossroads of a 20th century dictatorship and the 14th century Ottoman Empire Characters from those ancient times mix with contemporary characters—state employees and office clerks reminiscent of Kafka’s world—in a bureaucratic labyrinth identical to any other bureaucracy save for its pu

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Black on Blonde kLong The uniue idea at the heart of this story is instantly intriguing Mark Alem scion of the powerful uprili family is given a job at a prestigious institution the Tabir Sarrail or Palace of Dreams Transcriptions of citizens dreams are collected here in their thousands then pored over analysed and interpreted for indications that they contain some divine prediction a message of glory or doom for the Empire The eventual aim of this mammoth task is to identify the Master Dream the most meaningful and portentous of them all which is delivered to the Sultan on a weekly basis Unsurprisingly the novel has often been compared to the works of Orwell and Kafka Mark Alem s job is bureaucratic yet bizarre and cloaked in so much mystery that at first he doesn t evennow what he s supposed to be doing or the way around the vast Palace or wh This is another fascinating story from Ismail Kadare It is a story of the uprilis Turkish Koprulu a noble Albanian family and the Tabir Sarrail the Palace of Dreams a government ministry which wields great unbridled power It reads very much like magical realism but is set against a historical backdropSet in the time of the Ottoman Empire the influential and respected uprili family had illustrious members who were Viziers and other important officials Not so for Mark Alem who was rather insignificant without much talent or gumption What he did have was a maternal uprili inheritance but counterbalanced by an Arabic paternal descent He is thrust into a highly sought after career at the Tabir Sarrail The task of the Tabir is to classify and examine the dreams of all citizens without exception The premise is that Allah sends a forewarning to the world through dreams which may come from anybody The Tabir has to sift out ordinary dreams as well as the fake news dreams leaving only the potentially important ones and to interpret these selected dreams Distilled at the end are Master Dreams which determine the future of the empireThe Tabir is a labyrinth of hallways and rooms filled with thousands of nameless staff who stick to fixed routines and run like clockwork It is in this Orwellian environment that the addlepated Mark Alem has to not only survive but to thrive That they collect sort and analyse dreams seems rather odd and could only be allegorical Also symbolic is how Mar Alem The Walters Art Museum the Art of Ancient Greece keeps losing his way in the Tabirview spoilerThe story is like a game of chess With gambits and sacrifices from both sides of the board It becomes obvious later that the push for Mark Alem is politically motivated Like on a chess board he starts as a lowly pawn from the bottom and gets slowly advanced all the way to the back row to convert to a important chess pieceThere is nothing endearing about Mark Alem but one feels sorry for him as he gets swept along by politics While he had no outstanding ability or wisdom he had insight into his situation Even at the pinnacle of his career he still understood that it could all be taken away just as easily as it came hide spoiler In this spare novel Ismail Kadare creates a metaphor for the police state A young distaff scion of a family powerful enough to rival the leaders of Ottoman Empire is given a job in the Palace of Dreams Here a huge machinery gathers the dreams from around the Empire It copies sorts interprets sifts and archives themJust as a thought police thrives on rumor and innuendo so does the Palace The power struggles of the mighty are not discussed or understood even among the intimates of the participants but are palpable throughout the empire and veryeenly felt at the Palace of Dreams Kadare demonstrates how the fear of the unknown paralyzes bystanders and how participants eep everyone in the darkWhile this book is over 15 years old I had not heard of it or its author I found it through an reviewer whose interests run parallel to mine This book and perhaps the author I ll have to read Kadare should be on academic reading lists along with the works of George Orwell and Aldous Huxley Kadare s metaphor for a monolithic police state and its workings Set in the late 19th century Ottoman Empire I figured this out from several subtle hints in the novel along with elements from the late 20th #Century This Novel Tells Of A Young Man Mark Alem #this novel tells of a young man Mark Alem is employed by the Palace of Dreams the author s surreal intelligence agency where dreams from all over the empire are collected sorted interpreted with an eye to discovering which might be a Master Dream pointing to a possible coup or other upheaval in the State When one is discovered the sultan s secret police can nip a possible plot in the bud and do away with any perpetrators Mark Alem starts out in the Selection Department and passes along a file containing what he feels might be a possibly incriminating dream a wasteland filled with garbage a musical instrument a rampaging bull and a bridge When he is promoted to the Interpretation Section he is faced with the very same dream We don t now his final interpretation but agents from the Master Dream Section become very busyA chilling and nightmarish novel reminiscent of Kafka the claustrophobic labyrinthine corridors of the Palace are evoked frighteningly Mark Alem must find his way from one department to another of the Palace are evoked frighteningly Mark Alem must find his way from one department to another hoping for help On his day off he notices how pale and insipid the real world has become as compared with the inner lives of people in the Palace Atmospheric Very highly recommended I d advise reading the author s Three Arched Bridge first if possible to get some backstory I wonder why so few people have read this novel because it s uite amazing I can t say that it s completely original because it reminded me of Kafka The Castle and Saramago All

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Names but an institution where people s dreams are analyzed That is a brilliant idea masterfully developed by Ismail Kadar Mark Alem comes from a powerful Albanian family the uiprili K pr l and his relatives decide that he should apply for a job at one of the most influential institutions of the Ottoman Empire Tabir Saray the Palace of Dreams Thus he begins his ascent to the top although fearful and confused never fully aware of what he is supposed to do In this huge machinery of control the dreams from all over the empire are gathered sorted and analysed in order to choose one Master Dream that is presented each Friday to the Sultan Dreams are believed to foretell important political events thus being of utmost importance to the EmpireWe follow Mark Alem s journey through the mysterious Palace of Dreams with its nightmarish passages where he usually gets lost with the thousands of dreams stacked away in its huge underground archive with the Art, Culture, and Cuisine kafkian beaurocracy and the strange happenings that make people paranoid Without realising Mark Alem becomes an active part in the events that will unfold in the story bringing misfortune to his familyAbsorbed in the world of dreams Mark Alem comes to believe that this is the real world powerful and vivid while the reality outside gradually becomes gray dull and less and less attractive He gets and isolated his relatives remaining his only connection to the earthly world He seems oblivious to any romantic relationship and the only mention of a possible wife comes from his uncles but we don t ever get tonow the girl The lack of a sexual dimension makes the character a bit too flat but contributes to his total immersion in the fantastic world of dreams a sort of hell that Ismail Kadar wanted to create in his novel. S is thus meticulously laid bare and at the mercy of its government The Palace of Dreams is Kadare's macabre vision of tyranny and oppression and was banned upon publication in Albania in 198. It has disappointed me most of all the end there is so much open things at the end wich lets you the feeling of emptinessAt the begining the complicated description of the Tabir Saray and how it works was so delightful the idea of compilate all the dreams and trying to find the meaning is great the complicated society government and the way of working reminded me to George Orwell 1984 The powerful family wich the main character has is also very interestingThe atmosphere of the book is dark with a touch of thrill the palace the streets even the relationships Mark Alem the main character is always afraid scared in the beginning is easy to feel pity for him afterwards everything changes and several issues have lack of sense the so fine descriptions and well writen pages turn into a precipitated finish by Kadare just like he didn t feel to Berlioz and His Century keep writing this book like if he got bored of it and didn t have the feeling of gifting a good end to it I put this book down in complete awe I remember feeling the same when I put down Chronicle in Stone Kadare is an amazing writer The Palace of Dreams like most of Kadare s work is political It talks about the Tabir Sarail a secret government agency under the watchful eyes of a totalitarian government that specializes in analyzing dreams of the citizens The main character Mark Alem belongs to the influential uprili family who have had their share of political trials and tribulations over the yeas He is however not in the least bit interested in pursuing a political career Ironically he is sucked into the very political whirlpool he has always avoided and that his mother sought to protect him from over the yearsDon t be fooled by the synopsis of the book this is no fast paced thriller Yet Kadare manages toeep you interested the whole time with the calm narrativemellifluous prose and of course what he does with the topic of dream analysis and interpretation How he does this I have absolutely no idea The man is a geniusand although this might be impetuous of me to say considering I haven t read ALL his work why on earth hasn t he received the Nobel prize yetSome of my favorite uotes areYes of course there were risks but they were of dream dangers in a world of dreams the very world the Ancients used to wish to be transported to when they were in trouble and cried Oh God let it be only a dreamIn those files was all the sleep in the world an ocean of terror on the vast surface of which they tried to find some tiny signs or signals Hapless wretches that we are Aren t sleep and death close neighbors It was as if dreams no longer dared visit him Aristotles Rhetoric knowing he d fathomed their secrets and could tell them to go and find someone else to play their tricks onWhat had happened then to life to mankind to everything here below There he smiled inwardly as if at some precious secret there in his files all was so different so beautiful so full of imagination The colors of the clouds the treesthe snow the bridges the chimneys the birds all were so much vivid and strong And the movement of people and things was freer and graceful like stags running the mist defying the laws of space and time How tediousgrasping and confined this world seemed in comparison with the one he now servedThere before him lay the melancholy aggregate of the sleep of one of the vastest empires in the world than forty nationalities representatives of almost all religions and of every race if the report had included the whole globe it wouldn t have made much difference To all intents and purposes it covered the sleep of the entire planet terrible and infinite shadows a bottomless abyss from which Mark Alem was trying to dredge up a few fragments of truth Hypnos himself the Greek god of sleep couldn t havenown than he did about dreams The Palace of Dream by Ismail KadareIf Kafka s The Castle and Orwell s 1984 got freaky with it and had a baby the result would be Kadare s The Palace of Dreams Karade is an Albanian and I would argue that the Palace of Dreams belongs to the long and productive tradition of subversive communist literature that cleverly disguises its critiue in a novel about the fantastic Karade s subversion isn t so disguised it ind of hits in the face but he s Albanian Karade s subversion isn t so disguised it ind of hits in the
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but he Albanian not a Russian and he lives in France but the novel is of this type The Palace of Dreams is a monolithic government agency that feels like it comes out of Orwell or the movie Brazil The agency s mission is to GATHER AND INTERPRET THE DREAMS OF ALL THE CITIZENS and interpret the dreams of all the citizens protagonist Mark Alem gets assigned to a mid level position in Selection The job of Selection is to to choose the dreams that are worthy of Interpretation from those that are garbage Mark Alem starts at a mid level position because his family is second in the land only to the Sultan the book is set in the Ottoman Empire but this time period is of little conseuence The Palace itself feels like Kafka s The Castle It is a labyrinth in which Mark Alem is constantly lost and he winds up turning corners to find himself face to face with busy bureaucrats and big desks As he spends his time in Selection of the Palace is revealed It is by design mysterious Everyone works at their position but few Charting an Empire know to what end It is revealed to him that there is a Master Dream that is of interest to the Sultan The Master Dream has something to do with major political events such as assassinations and wars and has existed and interpreted for hundreds of years After of the Palace is revealed Mark Alem goes to work one day and finds himself promoted into the division of Interpretation In Interpretation he reads several dreams and in particular one he choose earlier from Selection to be interpreted Little of the dream is discussed but it has to do with a bridge a raging bull and a fire In a nut shell the story follows the life of Mark Alem as a bureaucrat in the Palace He works he has coffee breaks he files papers and he discusses his work with his family despite the fact that he is supposed to be secretive Underlying the Palace and the prose is a tension Everyone works but because they do notnow to what end and because they are forced to be secretive everyone is paranoid and second guesses their selections and interpretations Then one day it all changes His family is raided by the secret Police Their servants are Colored Property killed and his Uncle is arrested Mark Alem feels his family maynow why but he is left in the dark He goes to work the next day and the Palace is a buzz in whispered gossip The bureaucrats all talk of what happened to Mark Alem s family The next day there is retaliation Mark Alem s family second in the nation has retaliated in assignations and political moves Mark Alem finds him again promoted but his time into a directors position As a director he has the access to research what has happened He discovers that the dream he Selected and Interpreted was a part of the Master Dream and predicted a power struggle between his family and the Sultan His family would gain power at the cost of his Uncle s life Mark Alem wonders if he were planted by his family to Select and Interpret the Master Dream He wonders if it was a coincidence that he is now a man in power or that if he were set up to be handed the Master Dream and raised to Interpret it as such He wonders and he waits for he nows one day the secret police will come and take him Until that time he continues to workIsmail Karade said that he wanted to create vision of hell I would say that he succeeded. Translated by Barbara Bray from the French version of the Albanian by Jusuf VrioniAt the heart of the Sultan's vast empire stands the mysterious Palace of Dreams Inside the dreams of every ci. ,

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Mark Alem s life is directionless mundane and worst all he waits in ignorance of a when horrible future will catch up to him I think that having the nowledge that the future will be bad but not nowing when or how is one of the worst feelings of all time It creates anticipation and expectation and these feelings are often powerful than the reality itself At the same time Mark Alem s life is mundane and pointless He is not waiting for death by living an exciting fun life he is waiting for death by barely getting by in isolation and paranoia It is a hell a very modern and distinct vision The only critiue I could offer is that this reality of hell is present but that the emotion behind those feelings isn t well captured The book is not character driven but setting driven But I don t consider this a bad thing but a good choice The setting The Palace of Dreams is ultra cool The prose is uick and fun Together those elements make this a fun book to read The result is that Karade captures a modern hell in a fun way and that makes this a really great book 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 night amid all these walls these rooms these cellars full of dreams and wild imaginings He d rather be on a frozen plain or in a forest infested with wolves Yes a thousand times ratherHe hurried on faster How long had he been walking now Suddenly he thought he hear a noise in the distance Perhaps it s only an illusion he told himself Then after a little while the sound of voices burst out again clearly this time though he still couldn t tell what direction it came fromHe went down another two or three steps and found himself in another corridor which he deduced must be on the ground floor The sound of voices faded for a few moments then returned nearerMark Alem was practically running by now his eyes fixed on the end of the corridor where a faint suare of light came in from outside Please God let it be the back door An empty seemingly endless hallway can give a person a sense of disassociationThere are no signs directing people in the proper directions at the Palace of Dreams Mark Alem finds himself lost not only in the corridors of the Palace but also in the hour upon hour day to day work of selecting and interpreting dreams He is descended from a prominent family called the uprilis They have contributed generations of powerful men to the Balkan Empire For nearly four hundred years the uprilis had seemed fated eually to glory and to misfortune If its chronicles included great dignitaries secretaries of state governors and prime ministers they also told how just as many members of the family had been imprisoned or decapitated or had simply vanished There are very few powerful families in the history of humanity that have not found themselves on the losing side of a power struggle at one point or at several points in history After a few messy decapitations or uarterings these families eventually rise from the ashes sometimes those ashes are relatives and find that eventually the state has need of their services again Now Mark Alem s mother is a uprilis which means it is not evident immediately to the people he meets that he is related to that family He is timid enough that he does not offer that information readily Of course when he is summoned to the Palace of Dreams to be offered a position they are very aware of who he isHe is assured he is the right sort of manInstead of starting at the bottom he starts in the middle of the hierarchy He moves up so uickly he barely has time to settle into one job before he is sent on to the next one Given the nature of the job which is to select dreams and interpret those dreams with the most important ones being sent to the Sultan to help him make decisions about the course of action He Will Take In Running The Empire You Would Think will take in running the empire you would think would be a long and arduous training regime There is not at least not for Mark Alem but as the plot advances we start to get inklings that he is a pawn in a much bigger much dangerous game He is absolutely oblivious He is paranoid and nervous but doesn t now exactly what he should be paranoid and nervous about He is too worried about his workload and whether his interpretations of these dreams are correct He wears out erasures writing what he thinks and then becoming paralyzed with doubt as to how his superiors would interpret his thoughts Like any good bureaucrat he finds it is much safer to stifle any creativity and pass along the most bland safest interpretations of the dreams he finds in his folder Not that they need a reason to separate your head from your body but certainly try not to hand it to them on a silver platter The empire is ruled by dreams Every dream no matter how mundane is reuired to be written down by every citizen in the realm I think it only seems reasonable that if I were to have a steamy dream say about my neighbor s wife that I would make a few changes like say make it two horses in a pasture or really spice it up and have a pig with a goat My luck somehow that would mean I was secretly plotting the downfall of the empire These dreams are collected and hauled to the Palace of Dreams where they start the cycle of elimination of those dreams that are deemed worthless or fabricated mineand those that are thought to be important are pushed up the chain for further interpretation As Mark Alem wanders around his work usually trying to find a door and usually on the wrong floor to find it he discovers that sometimes the dreamers are bro The Palace of Dreams written in Tirana between 1976 and 1981 takes us into an entirely different universe set at the Fictitious Crossroads Of A 20th Century Dictatorship crossroads of a 20th century dictatorship the 14th century Ottoman Empire Characters from those ancient times mix with contemporary characters state employees and office clerks reminiscent of Kafka s world in a bureaucratic labyrinth identical to any other bureaucracy save for its purpose to collect sort interpret and finally choose the Master dream of all the dreams dreamt throughout the Empire and to decipher in it the fate of the Empire and of its rulers The Palace of Dreams incorporates the traits of all powerful secret institutions one cannot help think of the Sigurimi the Albanian Secret Police of the Communist era as well as the characteristics of an almost Totemic figure a Kafkaesue Castle whose rules no one can figure out Kadare himself has declared that this is probably his best novel from a literary standpoint and very likely his most courageous an opinion the Albanian Communist regime must have agreed with considering that shortly after its release the novel was banned But Kadare s genius is such that in the end the Palace of Dreams has no precise signification except that revealed by its name It is a fabulous otherworldly place where the real world doesn t exist sleep is reality s only substance and it isn t the real as we now from Freud that brings the dream into being but the other way around Thus at the end of the novel one of the dreams that the main character Mark Alem uprili who works at the Palace sorted and filed at the beginning of the novel makes an unexpected appearance literally acting upon the present and causing the drama the reader has been anticipating all Tizen are collected sorted and interpreted in order to identify the 'master dreams' that will provide the clues to the Empire's destiny and that of its Monarch An entire nation's consciousnes. ,

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