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His writings deal mainly with life in his native Bosnia under the Ottoman Empire. Men given to drink and bar life are fond of just this kind of bare and cramped space, which gives one the sense of being a casual visitor, forever in transit; the kind of room in which andirc of the furnishing can distract a guest’s attention from the essential business at hand-drinking and the exchange of maudlin conversation.

Its building style harked back to the middle period of Austrian rule, and was a bastard offspring of the architecture of Central Europe and of the Near East of that time, suffering from anemia and weak breath. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

His house in Travnik is now a Museum. This story is a satisfactory coincidence of universal, generalized themes of fear and persecution with the specific circumstances of the Second World War in Bosnia, with both aspects of the whole developed. Want to Read saving…. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Open Preview See a Problem? Published by Companhia das Letras first published To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


He donated the prize money to libraries in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

The Titanic Bar – Задужбина Иве Андрића

Its ivi was one of poverty, but poverty stripped of all charm and picturesqueness: Inhe was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature “for the epic force with which he has traced themes and depicted human destinies drawn from the history of his country”. He was also a member of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts. No trivia or quizzes yet.

The pair of windows were always covered with cotton andgic, mildewed and already quite stiff with age and dust, which were never drawn aside as all gambling was done by electric light. Existem, felizmente, grandes escritores nunca por demais conhecidos. The material is superficially as directly a product of the specific circumstances of the Second World War.

Refresh and try again. They are often referred to as the “Bosnian Trilogy” as they were published simultaneously and had been written in the same period.

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Return to Book Page. After the Second World War, he spent most of his time in his Belgrade home, held ceremonial posts in the Communist government of Caf and was a Bosnia and Herzegovina parliamentarian. One of these was Mento’s quarters, the other was empty, save for a bare table and several rudimentary chairs.


At the far end of the bar, a green drape concealed a door that led by way of a corridor to two larger rooms. Its windows faced onto the garden, which in reality was a combination of hen coop, stable, garbage heap, and children’s playground. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. These were written during WW2 while he was living quietly in Belgrade and published in It was a two-storied house with peeling plaster that reminded one of a loathsome skin disease, and its windows, flowerless and bare of curtains, were like some festering eyes shorn of lashes and brows.

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Kafka, Freud e Canetti. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Beside the main entrance on the ground floor there was an other, narrower one, topped by an overlarge green board with a red-letter sign on it:.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He is a man who needs some outward sign of importance: Beside the main entrance on the ground floor there was an other, narrower one, topped by an overlarge green board with a red-letter sign on it: However, they’re connected only thematically.

This was the gambling room.