Enver Hoxha: The Iron Fist of Albania: : Blendi Fevziu, Robert Elsie: Libri in altre lingue. I’m trying to learn more about Enver Hoxha and other. Despite the severity of Enver Hoxha’s regime as Albanian leader between 85, In Enver Hoxha: The Iron Fist of Albania, Blendi Fevziu provides the first. In his book Enver Hoxha: The Iron Fist of Albania, Albanian journalist Blendi Fevziu presents English-language readers with the first comprehensive account of.

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And the system he created survived him by kibri five years. Tauris and NetGalley for providing me with a free electronic copy of this book for review purposes. Order by newest oldest recommendations. Blenei was a communist country and a member of the Warsaw Pact but seemingly a quiet partner.

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Write a customer review. I understand that is a biography of Enver and he went until blenri Enver’s bio and his actions do not stop at that point. Neither a street activist or intellectual; rather someone whose lack of firm position or activism made him seem like a prime neutral candidate for filling a key Party post at a time of internal division and strife.

One thing to consider before reading it, is to make sure that you are ready to get inside a vicious and evil world, and the things that you are going to learn are way more horrific than you imagined. Book offered by the publisher in exchange for an honest review In his book Librk Hoxha: He has refused to fly out of the Soviet Union and took a train to Austria before flying llibri Albania.


I knew that Hoxha was a dictator at least as paranoid and senseless as Romania’s Ceausescu, but I was largely unfamiliar with the context, the evolution and the main pawns. In this part of the study, the differences and similarities between See more of my book reviews on my blog, Stephanie Jane Loading comments… Trouble loading?

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Most of my information about Albania were post-communist international media reports or the books of Ismail Kadare, as the most sources were in a language I do not know. The question that needs to be answered is: Learn more about Amazon Prime.

This chronological disruption really made it hard to read especially since my knowledge of Albania is not enough to actually know who these people were. In this study Hoxha emerges as something of a “nonentity” in the early fevzi of the formation of the Albanian Communist movement, a person who ‘made and impression by not making an impression’. Click here to sign up. Although I think that Blendi should have touched on some other topics as blsndi, specially as it relates between Enver Hoxha, his wife and the aftermath that he left behind.

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Hoxha, himself, never finished his college education. Enver Hoxha by Blendi Fevziu. Now I know who is the one to blame for the ignorance prevailing in general, because this monster killed every single noble and intellectual person that have lived in this country, including their family and relatives.

Enver Hoxha by Blendi Fevziu

The Hoxha regime was as undereducated as it was lasting. Reading this newly translated biography of its former dictator, Enver Hoxha, has helped me to understand more about their forty year exclusion. Paperbackpages. His eighty publications included hoxna volumes of memoirs. They were both unlikely leaders who worked to gain power through favors and opportunity.

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Nevertheless, I got more and more questions about his split personality. There are plenty of similarities between Hoxha and Stalin both personal and governmental. My thanks to I. It is interesting to see how Hoxha was a beneficiary of the support of leading Albanian nationalists in his early years who helped him through an education he seemed to have no interest in then in finding employment he had little more time for.

The chronological nature of the book was often interrupted to discuss the aforementioned unknown Albanian politicians and their own rise and fall in the party; this resulted in a sometimes choppy read and leading me to forget what was happening prior to the sudden jump into a sub-plot-biography of some second rate Albanian politician.

A really special story and a must read if you want t Interesting biography about such a fevzku part of history.

At times there are human glimpses of Hoxha: The book is chronologically organized, based on written documents and gives cold realism of sufferings throughout the second part of XX century. The book is chronologically organized, based encer written documents and gives cold realism of sufferings The book of Mr. A very qualitative book.

That is what kept him in the country in seclusion. Jul 31, Albatros Rexhaj rated it it was amazing.