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The Bridge on the Drina is a historical novel by the Yugoslav writer Ivo Andrić. It revolves around the Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge in Višegrad, which spans. Un Puente Sobre El Drina by Ivo Andric, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. : Un Puente Sobre El Drina (Spanish Edition) () by Ivo Andric and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books.

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After the Congress of Berlin inSerbia and Montenegro become fully independent countries. Archived from the original PDF on Throughout the interwar periodhe served as an ambassador of the newly created Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes later Yugoslavia.

His writings deal mainly with life in his native Bosnia under the Ottoman Empire.

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In the ensuing decades, as the Ottoman Empire continues to decline, Bosnia is ravaged by plague. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Let’s connect Contact Details Facebook Twitter. Open Preview See a Problem? I am baffled about the nobel prize for this one A activation email has been sent to you. The Bridge Still Stands.

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Aspden, Peter 27 June Junctures and Disjunctures in the 19th and 20th Centuries. From Yugoslavia to the Western Balkans: The bridge, on the other hand, stands for centuries without maintenance because of how well it was constructed. During his time as Grand Vizier, he serves under three sultans and oversees the Ottoman Empire’s expansion into Central Europe. I could not get into this book.

He was also a member of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts. Email address subscribed successfully. None of the characters gripped me, and rrina soon as a plot took hold it was suddenly dl later with a whole new group of characters.


Wachtel, Andrew Baruch Studies of a European Disunion, — 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”.

Most scholars interpret the eponymous bridge as a metonym for Yugoslavia, which was itself a bridge between East and West during the Cold War”partaking of both but eel neither”. She notes that other scholars have classified it as a “non-fiction novel”, a term she considers superfluous.

Prior to this, Bosniaks were referred to as Bosnian Muslims. Other books in the series. Marija rated it did not like it Jun 30, Authentication ends after about 15 minutues of inactivity, or when you explicitly choose to end it. Several scholars interpret Radisav’s impalement as an io for the state of Bosnia itself—subjected, vulnerable and fragmented between Christianity and Islam. Someone who can really invest the time into a book.

I really wanted to learn about the history of this region, which I know very little anric. Cookies come in two flavours – persistent and puenhe.

Subscribe to our newsletter Some error text Name. Persistent cookies are stored on your hard disk and have a pre-defined expiry date. As soon as I receive the book in the correct language and read it I’ll revise my vote. Iv Sellsa professor of Islamic history and literatureposits that one of sobbre novel’s main themes is race betrayal. This book wasn’t bad per se, but it is very difficult to read in the sense that it drags on and is pyente a translated historical account of this bridge.

Every important moment in the lives of the local residents comes to revolve around the bridge, with Christian children crossing it to be baptized on the opposite bank, and children of all religions playing around it.


When the expiry date is reached your computer deletes the cookie. These were written during WW2 while he was living quietly in Belgrade and published in On the one hand, it marks the end of traditional Ottoman life in the town and signals the unstoppable oncome of modernity, while on the other, it foreshadows the death and destruction that await Bosnia and Herzegovina in the future.

Religion and Genocide in Bosnia. In the introduction to his English-language translation, Edwards also declined to classify it as a novel, for “its scope is too vast, its characters too numerous, its period of action too long.

Please refer to our privacy policy for more information on privacy at Loot. Please click the link in that email to activate your subscription. Bosnian Trilogy 3 books. I started learning serbo-croatian three years ago, my teacher recommended this book, as a difficult but reasonable challenge for my level of knowledge at this point.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Published October 30th by Debolsillo first published The novel’s first pages deal with the bridge’s construction and the remaining revolve around the Austro-Hungarian period. The bridge is a symbol of how the Turks are savages, or something.

All three were published in short succession infollowing Belgrade’s liberation from the Nazis. He spent much of World War I in captivity, and was only freed in Julyafter Emperor Charles declared a general amnesty for political prisoners. University of California Press.