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Aleksandar Gatalica (Author of Veliki Rat)
Trivia About Veliki Rat. Petersburg, London and a score of other locations. The stories themselves are various but equally important: Following the destinies of over seventy characters, on all warring sides, Gatalica depicts the experiences of winners and losers, generals and opera singers, soldiers and spies; managing to grasp the atmosphere of the entire epoch, not only of these crucial four and a half bloody years, but also in the innocent decades that preceded the war, and the poisoned ones that followed.
A war that began in ale,sandar Balkans now has a fitting literary epitaph from a giant among Balkan writers. The novel depicts the superstitions, miracles, mud, back-biting poets and painters, soldiers and non-combatants trying to survive the war.
Dec 25, Jelena Velik rated it liked it. Want to Read saving…. Want to hear more? Translated from the Serbian by Will Firth, The Great War is an award-winning novel which plugs a considerable gap in the modern understanding of World War One by providing the Balkan perspective.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Sep 17, Petar Bozovic rated it it was amazing. Books by Aleksandar Gatalica. The sentence, the cards, and the miracles provide a clear measure of the Serbian novelist, Aleksander Gatalica’s novel of the First World War, T “I’m well. It is commendable in its breadth, its vision and its relevance to akeksandar history.
Roman ce vremenom sigurno postati klasik. Often I feel when we in Western Europe talk about World War I, it is the Western front but one of the things I liked is the focus on the other fronts on this particularly the Salonika front. The quirky start and bits of fairy dust sprinkled on the stories were a delight.
These miraculous cards, created to fill the niche of writing materials used by soldiers writing to their families, continue to write velkii mail themselves after the soldiers have died thus delaying the inevitable news. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Aug 25, Tamara rated it it was amazing. Aug 13, Dejan Vukmirovic rated it it was amazing. Open Preview See a Problem?
Nije po mom ukusu ali sam je ipak procitao. No trivia or quizzes yet. What makes the book particularly interesting is the “magical” notes that underline the gatalics. Unlike Heller, Gatalica’s tone is not as satirical; in some respects it’s almost reminiscent of fairy tales, but with a warmth that is both compassionate and forgiving of its characters’ many flaws. Iz neobicnog ugla napisana knjiga o prvom svetskom ratu.
Veliki Rat by Aleksandar Gatalica
Favorite bits, the self written postcards arriving after a death, and the man who had two of everything. Ivana Milosevic rated it liked it May 24, What makes An interesting book about world war I. Spies and espionage also feature too from the singers and entertainers in London and Paris. Eleonor Baggley, Centenary News.
Jul 09, Miljana rated it it was amazing. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
This novel of World War I reminds me of earlier works regarding World War II, Curzio Malaparte’s Kaputt and Joseph Heller’s Catch 22, the former in scenes so vividly evoked as to appear rooted in observed fact and the latter in its patently absurd elements that underscore the folly of war as humanity’s greatest failing.
To see what your friends thought of dat book, please sign up. Buy an eBook version. Aleksanfar I have one criticism, the novel also ignores Montenegro with just a couple of mentions of it although so did the peace conferences to create the treaties settling World War I. Such a grand book.
Skladna kompozicija u velikoj meri doprinosi da se postigne ovaj mnogostruki efekat. Gatalica weaves together the stories of Serbians, Austro-Hungarians, French, British, German, Turkish, Russian and Italian soldiers, doctors, and citizens to create a rollicking chronicle of the Great War, especially on the Balkan Front.
I couldn’t agree more — ‘whirlpool’ so perfectly captures the essence and energy of this startling book. Catch up with the latest on our BLOG. Then the second half bogs down and is simply a slog to the drawn out end. I wanted to give this four or five stars, and the first half of the book deserves that many. Where it differs from Kaputt is in its expansive range of character perspectives, from the aging and out of touch members of European royal families to artists and musicians, off This novel of World War I reminds me of earlier works regarding World War II, Curzio Malaparte’s Kaputt and Joseph Heller’s Catch 22, the former in scenes so vividly evoked as to appear rooted in observed fact and the latter in its patently absurd elements that underscore the folly of war as humanity’s greatest failing.
Jan 30, Danka rated it it was amazing. Mirko rated it liked it Mar 27, The political and military information about WWI and the revolution in Russia are minimized only to the very essential for the story.
A bit lice-ridden, but that doesn’t matter,” so begins a postcard, produced by Pierre Albert-Birot of the French avante-garde. Where it differs from Kaputt is in its expansive range of character perspectives, from the aging and out of touch members of European royal families to artists and musicians, officers and enlisted men, shopkeepers and charlatans.
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