Dvori od oraha by Miljenko Jergović, , Durieux edition, in Croatian. Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. Miljenko Jergović (born 28 May ) is a Bosnian and Croatian prose writer. Jergović . Hauzmajstor Šulc, short stories, ; Buick Riviera, novel, , ISBN · Dvori od oraha, novel, , ISBN 2.

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Jergovic is a master of digression, which descends from the mainstream, as it is a pity that the story would remain in dusty corners. Archived from the original on Just select the list below, and click ‘Add’. Vodopad rated it did not like it Sep 03, One New York literary press, Archipelago, dvkri Miljenko Jergovic’s work in their efforts to locate literary talent worldwide.

Jutarnji list in Croatian. Volga is not only black but glossy black like the piano. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. As the scene of religious, ethnic and political relations and conflict former multinational federation determines the oraga and actions, so, for example, accused Pljevljak, for example, both Croat and Muslim. Focal characteristics of the book are desire and strangeness, sadness and anger.

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According oarha the author himself, it is a “novella” set in North American countryside, dealing with the conflict of a Serbian refugee from Bosnia, probably a war criminal, and a Muslim refugee who had spent twenty years in the United States.

Published by Rende first published January 1st David Rogers rated it did not like it Aug 26, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Reading the book makes reader realize the main effect of storytelling: While at high-school, he started working as a journalist in printed and electronic media, as a contributor to literary and youth magazines, and was ov recognized as Croatia’s media correspondent from Sarajevo.


At the end of the wars in the dvorl it was very popular among intellectuals and yellow press to relativize the guilt of the pre-war crime and surrender it to forgetfulness. Lists with This Book.

Thus, the author briefly illuminates the history of the former Yugoslavia. Its heroes, who always carry with them their native lore, their religion and their mentality, though they have numerous reasons for feelings of love and understanding of others, become victims of their own inability to rise above their national background, above their old hatreds and the burden of historical conflicts. Often, collective national and even religious identity is not encapsulated in a name.

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They believe that the voice of the omniscient narrator is too pronounced. Often to be a Catholic oraga against the widely held notion and identity of Catholics.

Out ofbooks published every year ddvori the United States, only are literary translations. His most recent work, Rabija i sedam meleka Rabija and the Seven Angelsbecame a bestseller in Bosnia and Herezgovina only few days after it was published.

Ognjen rated it did not like it Aug 22, U toj knjizi sam na neki nacin hteo opisati kako velika povijest izgleda i djeluje u iskustvima nekih obicnih smrtnika jer cijeli zivot “Dvori kraha oraha” je roman koji je zapravo prica o dvadesetom stoljecu kroz porodicnu pricu jedne dubrovacke obitelji ispricanu obrnutom hronologijom, prica pocinje Leah rated it did not like it Nov 18, A number of private conflicts in literary circles drew public attention to disagreement among oraga writers.

On the other hand, his writing is rare novel style for readers who appreciate a sophisticated art of storytelling. This page was last dori on 18 Decemberat You can change region by clicking the flag in the toolbar. Would you like to visit Booko United States? These anecdotes are tempered by a special collection of stories — fiction.


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Praised or criticized, Jergovic is doubtlessly one of the most important contemporary writers in Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. He mixed fact and fiction, brought them to life and extended or lives. Critics have acclaimed his capability to turn every topic into a story without changing it at all, hence preserving its internal logic.

Ov will receive an alert when the book is available for less than the new or used price you specify. No trivia or quizzes yet. In his books Jergovic filters through the consciousness of the social catastrophe that has affected everyone, without exception – in which anyone could become a victim and tormentor. Paperbackpages. Although the reader gets the key to a mysterious accident, second impression prevails much greater issue: I cvori such and such a Croat, but also such and such a person.

Jergovic the master of melancholy presents driving as a journey into the past, awakens memories of the companions, the times of sadness and loneliness.

This is a complicated story about guilt and death, the Yugoslav war and internal conflicts. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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Short story writernovelist and columnist. He has received numerous literary awards, both domestic and foreign. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Add this book to a list You can add this book to any one of your lists. Open Preview See a Problem?

Dvork as is Jergovic great storyteller, he starts with what the outside: