Helena Kadare

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Helena Kadare
Born 1943
Fier, Albanian Kingdom (now Albania)
Occupation Novelist
Nationality Albanian
Literary movement Postmodern literature
Notable awards Autorja e Vitit 2011 (Author of the Year in Albania)[1]

Helena "Elena" Gushi Kadare (born in 1943 in Fier, Albania) is an Albanian author of short stories and novels.[2] One of these, 1970's Një lindje e vështirë, is the first by a woman to have been published in Albania. Kadare has lived in Paris with her husband Ismail Kadare since 1990.[3]


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Kadare, Helena. Kohë e pamjaftueshme, Tirana: Onufri, 2011. ISBN 978-9995687519 (Also available in French)

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