Ghost Rider, Paperback Book
4 out of 5 (1 rating)


An old woman is awoken in the dead of night by knocks at her front door.

The woman opens it to find her daughter, Doruntine, standing there alone in the darkness.

She has been brought home from a distant land by a mysterious rider she claims is her brother Konstandin.

But unbeknownst to her, Konstandin has been dead for years.

What follows is chain of events which plunges a medieval village into fear and mistrust.

Who is the ghost rider?


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delicious mix of ghost story, folk tale and (anachronistic) police procedural. Great narrative drive and an ironic stance on human credulity, yet simply told. Kadare is a master.

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