Death and the Dervish is a novel by Meša Selimović, published in The novel was made Death and the Original title, Derviš i smrt. Country. Derviš i smrt je najuspješniji roman bosanskohercegovačkog pisca Meše Selimovića. Roman je pisan u razdoblju od četiri godine () u piščevom . Dervis i smrt by Mesa Selimovic and a great selection of similar Used, New and Collectible Books available now at

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All we try to do in life is have a congruent and balanced view about the world, people and what’s happening around us. Izbrisati je da ne postoji, da ne boli. It is simply that we wouldn’t tread in his footsteps, wouldn’t elect to give ourselves to an ideal in a world without respect for them. The novel is written in the “I – form”, and the author is very skilled in connecting, contrasting, explaining and hiding his feelings through his writing, and the reader doesn’t fail to utterly connect with the authors dilemmas and his enormous sadness and pain.

He is searching for a way to free his brother who is trapped in a tower because of some political offence he did. Return to Book Page. Do You Remember Dolly Bell? I think the patience required to read a footnoted and glossary’d read won’t allow its subtleties and tremendous pleasures to spread widely among US English-speaking readers.

Death and the Dervish

Muftija as Pavle Vujisic Veljko Mandic Add the first question. I wish this book was more appreciated in the world. Aug 16, Ivana S. We believe in that we live in a just world, suffering people suffer because they must have done something to deserve this!


It always seemed to me that the author writes his thoughts and makes them xmrt sentences with such ease and fluency, and I read this text with awe even today, nearly ten years after reading it for the first time as a very silly girl. Servis showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet!

The feast is so rich, satisfying my word-lust in such short order, that I ended up feeling disconnected by the enforced consumption of many amuse-bouche reads between this book’s courses. Thank you again for recommending it to me. A young man grows up in Sarajevo in the s, under the shadow of his good, but ailing father, and gets attracted by the world of small-time criminals.

I totally failed me, cause even I can see that this is a world masterpiece and truly about subjects that interest me immensly: Bosnia and Herzegovina culture Smet and Herzegovina literature Novels set in Yugoslavia Historical novels Dervish novels Novels set in the Ottoman Empire Novels adapted into films s novel stubs. Dragi, to sto si jednom duboko udahnuo i svatio da je zrak hladan, ne daje ti dovoljno da opises kakva je zima bila.

That blank is filled when a flower salesman begins strangling women. The book speaks not only of Justice, or the nonexistence of the latter, but also of Life and Love and People and Man, and Truth and Lie, and it goes on ad infinitum. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Trajkovic family are bridge builders. Learn more More Like This. Beautifully filmed, the movie also serves as a useful, if oblique, insight into the “old” pre Yugoslavia and their cinema.


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Throughout his life, the atmosphere of the city, the relations with the judge and the mechanism of government, the image of Ottoman Empire at the beginning of the nineteenth century is being revealed. Toliko je realno lik docaran. View all 10 comments. Nov 02, Sandra15 rated it it was amazing. Ne prepoznajem njegove strahove i ne prepoznajem njegove misli kao svoje. Quotes from Death and the Der The most popular interpretation of this popular novel is that Selimovic employed a fictional Ottoman setting to obscure a real critique of life in Communist Yugoslavia.

Beware of hatred, so you won’t sin against yourself and others. The book written and a classic in Yugoslav literature is set in Sarajevo under Ottoman rule 18th century and has often been compared to The Trial by Franz Kafkawhich is quite obvious when you think of the plot man vs.

Pisac, oni ili ja? Apr 01, Vit Babenco rated it it was amazing. I’m a Herman Hesse’s fan, do should I read this one?

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Nothing depends on you. Realan ili ne, prezirem ga svakom strunom amrt, nadam se, zdravog razuma. Richard Derus That was the only way I could fully appreciate this beautiful book. His genius cannot be completely translated into foreign languages. To ask other readers questions about Death and the Dervishplease sign up. Yes No Report this.