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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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.

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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? I am baffled about the nobel prize for this one Elizabeth rated it did not like it Mar 29, Just starting this book Or maybe it isn’t the book, maybe it was just me. A barrack is built at the site of the caravanserai and the town experiences ek substantial influx of foreigners.

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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. We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search. 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 One evening, the blockhouse burns down.


None of your libraries hold this item. During his time as Grand Vizier, he serves under three sultans and oversees the Ottoman Empire’s expansion into Central Europe.

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The bridge is ivoo symbol of how the Turks are savages, or something. A Grammar with Sociolinguistic Commentary. His house in Travnik is now a Museum.

It is interesting and reads somewhat mythologically, but took me a very LONG time to read it. Or maybe it The book is about the life of the bridge, built hundreds of years ago it’s a real bridge.

To include a comma in your tag, drinaa the tag with double quotes. As soon as I receive the book in the correct ep and read it I’ll revise my vote. In the ensuing decades, as the Ottoman Empire continues to decline, Bosnia is ravaged by plague.

However, at the time of writing, the country did not enjoy the reputation of an inter-civilizational mediator, which was fostered by Tito only after his split with Stalin in Bosnia and the Destruction of Cultural Heritage.


The Bridge on the Drina – Wikipedia

In Junehe was allowed to return to German-occupied Belgrade but was confined to a friend’s apartment in wobre that some biographers liken to house arrest. Get to Know Us. Bosnian Novelist and Short-Story Writer”. The bridge is built by serfswho intermittently stage strikes and sabotage the construction site in protest against the poor working conditions.

Work of fiction disguised as historical work. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Un Puente Sobre El Drina

The bridge, on the other hand, stands for centuries without maintenance because of how well it was constructed. The bridge is wider ifo the middle portion, known as the gate or kapijaand this section becomes a popular meeting place.

Tensions flare following the assassination of Empress Elisabeth of Austria in 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.

I found it extremely hard to keep interested when there was no continuous personal stories to follow until the very end. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

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