THE DAMNED YARD. Ivo ANDRIĆ was born in Travnik, Bosnia on 9th October. , attended schools in Višegrad and Sarajevo, and studied at the. The Damned Yard [Ivo Andric] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Set mainly in his native Bosnia, the stories and novella collected here. Damned Yard and Other Stories [Ivo Andric, Celia Hawkesworth] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Book by Andric, Ivo.

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The wisdom that informs his work is tempered from that brutal reality. Ana rated it did not like it Jan 02, Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

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And if nothing were done about it, he would himself soon drift into crime. The Bridge on the Drina Phoenix Fiction. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Aleksa rated it did not like it Nov 21, Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Neven Obradovic rated it did not like it Feb 04, There’s no one innocent here. He worked with passion, with inexplicable hatred, but also with skill, with a knowledge of that environment that only he could have had.

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Damned Yard and Other Stories. Sara rated it did not like it Nov 30, Ana rated it did not like it Jan 02, To see what your friends thought of this yzrd, please sign up. One thought that struck a glancing blow as I was reading was how real these people seemed–real without the artificial, satirical layers that the contemporary world imposes on us.


But it’s precisely an innocent man that we yrad. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. But each one of them was guilty.

Sara rated it did not like it Nov 30, Learn more about Amazon Prime. And, as he knew most of the inmates, their past and their present crimes, he could say with some justification that he knew ‘how the Courtyard breathed’. For all his bulk he could be as swift and agile as a fox when he wanted, and than his heavy, flabby body would develop a bull’s strength.

Book by Andric, Ivo. Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc. I don’t know if I have the ability to communicate exactly what it was that I found so entrancing about Andric’s stories–they are deceptively simple; just folk stories really. In his voice, under all its surliness and revulsion towards everything, there trembled, barely perceptibly, something like a tearful twinge and sorrow that this was the way the things had to be.

What exactly this game of form flirting with meaning signifies, must be left to the individual reader.

In conclusion, I would recommend this book, so if it is unavoidable to read it do not be as presumptuous and prejudiced as me and simply dive into it. In Days of the Consulsthe 19th-century city of Travnik plays host to both their Turkish vizier and to new French and Austrian consuls. Then he would throw off all those masks and let the affair take a normal course.


The Damned Yard and Other Stories

Get out of here this minute, d’you here? This is actually a single short story, not a collection! Lists with This Book. However, they’re connected only thematically.

But as it is, now you’ll have to say here until I find another innocent man somewhere, someone like you, to take your place. Andric lived through the turbulent first half of the twentieth century, with its two world wars and extremes of revolution and totalitarianism.

He became thoughtful and serious, closed both his eyes for a moment, so that his face grew longer and his expression changed, and bent politely down towards the petitioners, to say in a thin voice: Explore the Home Gift Guide. Information about people accumulated, his network of informers spread and was strengthened.

Open Preview See a Problem? He showed no shame or consideration, no respect for the other man or for himself. Forester rated it did not like it Jul 25,