Image
EAN-139780226020457   EAN-13 barcode 9780226020457
Product NameThe Bridge On The Drina (Phoenix Fiction)
LanguageEnglish
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionPaperback
Amazon.comA Buy on Amazon ~ 0226020452
SKU9780226020457
Price New8.00 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Price Used2.94 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Width0.8 inches    (convert)
Height8 inches    (convert)
Length5.25 inches    (convert)
Weight11.68 ounces    (convert)
AuthorIvo Andríc
Page Count314
BindingPaperback
Published08/15/1977
FeaturesGreat product!
Long Description
The Bridge on the Drina is a vivid depiction of the suffering history has imposed upon the people of Bosnia from the late 16th century to the beginning of World War I. As we seek to make sense of the current nightmare in this region, this remarkable, timely book serves as a reliable guide to its people and history.

"No better introduction to the study of Balkan and Ottoman history exists, nor do I know of any work of fiction that more persuasively introduces the reader to a civilization other than our own. It is an intellectual and emotional adventure to encounter the Ottoman world through Andric's pages in its grandiose beginning and at its tottering finale. It is, in short, a marvelous work, a masterpiece, and very much sui generis. . . . Andric's sensitive portrait of social change in distant Bosnia has revelatory force."—William H. McNeill, from the introduction

"The dreadful events occurring in Sarajevo over the past several months turn my mind to a remarkable historical novel from the land we used to call Yugoslavia, Ivo Andric's The Bridge on the Drina."—John M. Mohan, Des Moines Sunday Register

Born in Bosnia, Ivo Andric (1892-1975) was a distinguished diplomat and novelist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1961. His books include The Damned Yard: And Other Stories, and The Days of the Consuls.
Similar Items9780140233773: The Balkans: Nationalism, War & the Great Powers, 1804-1999
9780140182743: The Good Soldier Svejk: And His Fortunes In The World War (Penguin Classics)
9780140180817: The Good Soldier Svejk: And His Fortunes In The World War (Penguin Classics)
9780134719214: Yugoslavia: Death Of A Nation
9780091775278: The Balkan Express: Fragments From The Other Side Of War
9780060977757: Kosovo: A Short History
9780060976088: The Balkan Express: Fragments From The Other Side Of War
9780060583989: April Fool's Day: A Novel
9780006320715: Modern European History
8601400293195: April Fool's Day: A Novel (P.S.)
View 59 more similar items
Created02-26-2012 10:08:39pm
Modified10-09-2017 6:13:19am
MD5a2f961fe1534e247bf7959b53052b644
SHA256b5b61788c8eb80d40132fbfcd3e77c7dea0e6a8cf73f1b57bd7bcc6897e5fb04
Search Googleby EAN or by Title
Search Amazonby EAN or by Title
Query Time0.0062499
Close

Search

Close

Share

Close

Dialog