THE DAMNED YARD. Ivo ANDRIĆ was born in Travnik, Bosnia on 9th October. , attended schools in Višegrad and Sarajevo, and studied at the. The Damned Yard [Ivo Andric] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Set mainly in his native Bosnia, the stories and novella collected here. Damned Yard and Other Stories [Ivo Andric, Celia Hawkesworth] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Book by Andric, Ivo.

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Learn more about Amazon Prime. Andric is quite simply a great writer. In each individual case, with each suspect, he would play a different game. Jessica rated it did not like it Nov 13, The characters are remarkable alive, even in conversation.

For the rest of the time the reader strips layer off layer, as one narrator passes him on the next. Thus when Peter receives the message telling him of his impending release: Dereta Beograd; 4 edition Language: They must not be allowed to break out of their circle, but they should not be interfered with unduly, because nothing good or sensible could ever come of such contact.

Set mainly in his native Bosnia, the stories and novella, collected here reflect Andric’s overwhelming love of storytelling.

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He was also a member of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts. Chiara Maria Vittoria Roso rated it did not like it Apr 27, andricc Ah, why are you telling me now, for god’s sake, man.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Srdjan Sobin rated it did not like it Oct 10, Showing of 3 reviews. He donated the prize money ramned libraries in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Burmutica rated it did not like it Jan 05, Published by Dereta first published No one’s here by chance.

Andric, the only writer from the former Yugoslavia to win the Nobel Prize for Literature inis best known for his sweeping novel about Bosnia “A Bridge on the Drina”. But in Andric’s hands, it can seem liberating. Nimuelemort rated it did not like it Feb 09, But he remained implacably serious, cold and polite.

The Damned Yard

And yet somehow the author was able to draw me into this world of which I have no first-hand knowledge and little second-handand make it fascinating. Sara rated it did not like it Nov 30, Return to Book Page. Hi guys, Would anyone know about an abridged version of this for a 13 year old whose has taken Ivo Andric as a class case study on Balkans writers but absolutely refuses to read through the whole text Ivana rated it did not like it Jul 10, Get fast, yare shipping with Amazon Prime.


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Up until his fourteenth year the boy did well at school and seemed set to follow in his father’s footsteps, but then his liveliness began to change into rage and his quick wits to take him in the wrong direction. He watched over both the prisoners and their guards personally.

He showed no shame or consideration, no respect for the other man or for himself. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. One thought that struck a glancing blow as I was reading was how real these people seemed–real without the artificial, satirical layers that the contemporary world imposes on us. It was separated from the Courtyard by a shady gorge full of fine trees and a whole system of various fences and high walls.