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 () by Ivo Andric and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at.

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In place of these there is the bridge, whose birth we attend, whose stability we come to count on. Physical Description p.

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Other books in the series. Someone who can really invest the time into a book. Thus, the novel can be seen as having contributed to the formation of this national self-image. Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”? Construction begins inand five years later the bridge is completed, together with a caravanserai or han. Andric’s hatred of Bosnian muslims is well documented throughout his puehte life and this book is just another example of it.


Keith rated it did not like it Feb 16, The Balkans in World History. Published October 30th by Debolsillo first published Mar 23, Felix Martin rated it did not like it. 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.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Long, agonizingly boring historical novel about a bridge, of all things, with some vaguely racist nationalist propaganda thrown in for good measure. Jan 23, Edward S.

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I have a little better understanding of the region, but not much. Change cover 3 17 Jun 23, Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. On the other hand, it divides the town’s inhabitants by acting as a constant reminder of the Ottoman conquest. Plaza and Janes, The occupation comes as a shock to the residents of the town, which has remained largely unchanged since the time of the bridge’s completion, and the local people experience difficulties accepting the numerous changes and reforms that accompany Austro-Hungarian rule.

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Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. The novel’s release coincided with the end of World War II, as well as Partisan efforts to promote the style of socialist realismexemplified by depictions of “superficial happiness” glorifying the values of communism. A narrow gauge railway line is built to Sarajevo and the bridge loses sl of its strategic importance.

Junctures and Disjunctures in the 19th ansric 20th Centuries. Religion and Genocide in Bosnia. Or maybe it The book is about the life of the bridge, built hundreds of years ago it’s a real bridge. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up. Due to lack of state funds, the caravanserai is abandoned and falls into disuse. Literature and Cultural Politics in Yugoslavia. In the ensuing decades, as the Ottoman Empire continues to decline, Bosnia is ravaged by plague. From Yugoslavia to the Western Balkans: His house in Travnik is now a Museum.

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