Author: Ismail Kadare
Description: "Kronikë në gur" is immediately recognized as a pivotal piece in Kadare's creative output. It's an introductory novel to both life and literature. The author serves as the narrator, as he attempts to relive his first eight years of life through the eyes of a child. The pieces that make up the "Kadare universe" formed throughout this childhood. He develops a profound sense of fantasy, or "magical realism," as a result of his upbringing.