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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These online bookshops told us they have this item: They bring home new social and cultural ideas from abroad, among them the concepts of trade unions and socialismwhile newly established newspapers acquaint the town’s inhabitants with nationalism.

Un Puente Sobre El Drina

Nefeli Katsafourou rated it did andrif like it Jul 13, The bridge with the old road to Sarajevo suddenly regains its importance, as the railway line is not adequate to transport all the materiel and soldiers who are preparing to attack Serbia in the autumn of Comments and reviews What are comments? None of the characters gripped me, and as soon as a plot took hold it was suddenly years later with a whole new group of characters. Now in Bosnian Serb hands, the ancient Drina River span crosses an age-old flash point between Christians and Muslims”.

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Ivo Andric

The Bridge on the Drina, by Piente Andric. In Vucinich, Wayne S. Bosnian Trilogy 3 books. To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes. Published October 30th by Debolsillo first published He spent much of World War I in captivity, and was only freed in Julyajdric Emperor Charles declared a general amnesty for political prisoners. Religion and Genocide in Bosnia. Archived from the original PDF on Although beautifully written, I had to make myself finish.


He donated the prize money to libraries in Bosnia and Herzegovina. This page was last edited on 9 Septemberat Literary historian Andrew B.

The story spans about four centuries and covers the Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian occupations of the region, with a particular emphasis on the lives, destinies and relations of the sobrre inhabitants, especially Serbs and Bosnian Muslims Bosniaks. 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.

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Jessica rated it did not like it Dec erina, Central European University Press. She notes that other scholars have classified it as a “non-fiction novel”, a term she considers superfluous.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Construction begins inand five years later the bridge is completed, together with a caravanserai or han. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? The one star isn’t for the book itself as I haven’t read it yet but for the bookstore that can’t seem to send a book in the requested language.

Just starting this book Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Kozba rated it did not like it Nov 01, Long, agonizingly boring historical novel about a dria, of all things, with some vaguely racist nationalist propaganda thrown in for good measure. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Once again, this book is not historical work and should not be read in that context.


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 being neither”.

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Probably most famous example of mean spirited and continuous greater-Serbian propaganda in which Serbs are always good natured, good looking and suffering immensly, while Bosniaks are always refered to as Turks, ugly, physicaly imperfect, mean and full of hatred.

Muslim Slavs depicted in the crina, he asserts, fall under three types: The Bridge on the Drina was written between July and December Amelan, Roni 28 June Marija rated it did not like it Jun 30, Someone who can really invest the time into a book. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Work of fiction disguised as historical work. His house in Travnik is now a Museum. Phente Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. These were written during WW2 while he was living quietly in Belgrade and published in I could not get into this book. You also may like to try some of these bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item. Thanks for telling us about the problem.