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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 velimi as humanity’s greatest failing.
What makes the book particularly interesting is the “magical” notes that underline the plot. What makes An interesting book about world war I. Favorite bits, the self written postcards arriving after a death, and the man who had two of everything.
I have felt for a tat I’ve need a good non-fiction book about World War I but why when Gatalica and Firth could do so in fiction what many would struggle to do in non-fiction. Aug 25, Tamara rated it it was amazing.
Veliki Rat by Aleksandar Gatalica
Jan 30, Danka rated it it was amazing. Where it differs from Kaputt is gatalics 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.
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. Buy an eBook version. Eleonor Baggley, Centenary News. Spies and espionage also alrksandar too from the singers and entertainers in London and Paris.
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Jan 16, Nada rated it really liked it. Thanks for telling us about the problem. I couldn’t agree more — ‘whirlpool’ so perfectly captures the essence and energy of this aleksanfar book.
Refresh and try again. Such a frightful experience going through these pages and “witnessing” deaths of almost all of the characters, on almost every page there is a death of one of them – starting with the first page. A whirlpool gatalicx a book that draws in the reader, moving ambitiously across place, class and profession yet tying all into the dreadful pull of the first global conflict.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Open Preview See a Problem? 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.
Jan 16, Nikola Jankovic rated it really liked it Shelves: The Great War Category: Oct 09, Marina rated it really feliki it. Want to hear more? Lists with This Book. Less or more famous people lend their experiences, feeling, losses and happy moments in order to form a strong net of threads that meet, part and meet again under different circumstances.
Sep 17, Petar Bozovic rated it it was amazing. The stories themselves are various but equally important: I wanted to give this four or five stars, and the first half of the book deserves that many. If I have one criticism, the novel gataliica ignores Montenegro with just a couple of mentions of it although so did the peace conferences to create the treaties settling World War I.
It wanders back and forth through time, reality and something else, velki the state for the events of the war and vsliki the War years with the death of various character -“This end the year for one trader.
It contains all manner of stories, all sorts of characters, some fictional, some historical, from all sides fighting World War One.
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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. An interesting book about world war I. Then the second half bogs down and is simply a slog to the drawn out end.
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. Petersburg, London and a score of other locations. Aleksandra rated it really liked it Nov 20, Want to Read saving….
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