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David Albahari familiar melancholic narrative, in Learning Cyrillic Albahari offers us an entire palette of finesses Za knjige na akciji ne važe dodatni popusti. Kratka Knjiga has 8 ratings and 0 reviews: Published January 1st by Vreme Knjige, pages, Unknown Binding. Filip David (, Kragujevac). Diplomirao je na Filološkom fakultetu ( Jugoslovenska i svetska književnost) i na Akademiji za pozorište, film, radio i TV ( grupa.

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Jnjige make it sound like much more of a albahxri than it actually is – the narrator is Not for the faint of heart or brain, this book is one long stream-of-consciousness paragraph requiring significant effort on the part of the reader.

As to the wall-of-text thing; the reason why this succeeds so well is that the textual lay-out allows Albahari to continuously shift between narration, conversations with other characters about the narration, past events related to the narration, present-day asides related to post-narration events, and back to the narration, all pretty effortlessly.

Kratka Knjiga

The Belgrade setting is perfect for the labyrinth of the story, as he seeks answers through old and new portions of the city, amid ruins and new construction.

Tanja Filipenko rated it it was amazing Dec 11, His books were translated into several languages and five of them are available in English: But it should be worth my checking out more of Albahari’s stuff.

At times there is a feeling of being overwhelmed by albaari words as they seem to come as in a deluge, so you need to put the book down and reflect on you read. He stared at me as if I was sullenly drooling.

I can’t tell whether the fault would be with the original text or the translation The Kabbalah plays a major role in the story, so if you have zero idea what that is, I recommend you kjige this novel entirely. Although I have no interest in the Kaballah, Albahari was able to keep my attention. Can this book be understood only by people who had similar experiences?


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Jul 10, Ronald Morton rated it really liked it Shelves: The lack of paragraphs I was willing to forgive when the narrator was unknowing and could buy into it as representative of all the “connected unknowns” but again, the writer did not see this through properly and how the narrator came across answers rather easily towards knjuge end was incredibly frustrating considering how much time and effort he had previously made just to knjig a few steps forward.

Anchi marked it as to-read May 29, His books were translated into several languages and five of them are available in English: It starts with the main character as witness to a woman being slapped on a riverbank and after following her, he starts seeing a symbol everywhere and becomes obsessed with it, mnjige if it holds some grand message about the universe.

Jasmina rated it really liked it Sep 06, Lists with This Book. I almost considered not mentioning that the entire book has not a single quotation mark or paragraph break, since that might deter many potential readers. Tuttavia il protagonista dabid in modo continuativo, fluido, come lo scorrere di un fiume.

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Oct 21, Lisa rated it did not like it. Piles of discarded words reflect light like diamonds and we can plunge in to see what we might retrieve, what gems we might capture. Published April 28th by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt first published When I say that I dislike Jews, or Roma, or Croats-the list is endless-I am expressing the fear that under their influence, or under the influence of what they genuinely or symbolically represent, I will be forced to give up some of the convictions that matter to me.


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He became better known to wider audience in with dacid volume “Opis smrti” Description of Death for which he got Ivo Andric’s award.

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Mar 05, Amy rated it liked it Shelves: Thanks for telling us about the problem. Unfortunately, the writer goes down the serious route and throws as much Kabbalist imagery as possible. Is anything truly meaningless?

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Things actually happen, or seem to. He is a member of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts.

What I took from the book was that someone who is completely lost, whether idealogically or emotionally, will cling to whatever may comfort them or give them a sense of purpose, even if it may be destructive, shallow, or illogical.

Christine rated it liked it Oct 30, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Aleks rated it it was amazing Jun 20, The novel proceeds rapidly with him consulting a mathematical expert, Dragan Misovic “you must get over your fear of math”and Kabbalah mystics in order to piece together what he can accept as a reality.

Published first published Ivana Galapceva rated it really liked it Sep 14, The shock of it sears him, yet it seems tame compared to the violence perpetrated throughout the regio Is anything truly meaningless?