Books On Warriors And Sieges
Two newly published works of fiction take us deep into the lives of warriors from the other side of the Mediterranean.
Laleh Khadivi's The Age of Orphans tells the story of a young Kurdish boy forced to join the Iranian army.
The Siege, by Man Booker Prize Winner Ismail Kadare, gives us the tale of a medieval siege by a Turkish army of a Christian citadel in Kadare's native Albania.
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