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Details if other :. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Get A Copy. Hardcover , pages. Published by Novosti, Beograd first published More Details Original Title. Other Editions Friend Reviews. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about Seobe , please sign up. Lists with This Book. Community Reviews. Showing Average rating 3. Rating details. Sort order. Start your review of Seobe. Apr 12, Sladjana Savic rated it really liked it.
It's really confusing, but I'm gonna finish it! Apr 05, Maja rated it did not like it. I had to read this book for school and I didn't like it. Somebody told me that there are so many beautiful quotes in it but I only liked one. Read this to catch up on my Serbian literature. Highly enjoyable - journeys, time, being. Kind of a tragedy from the perspective of three people.
Maria Theresa, ruler of Austria-Hungary, is the dominant figure at the moment. There are three main characters; two are brothers who are totally different. One is a giant of a man, a warrior and professional Kind of a tragedy from the perspective of three people.
One is a giant of a man, a warrior and professional military leader; the brother, a wealthy traveling trader, is slight of build and sickly. The third main character is the wife of the warrior.
Is this wise? All three principal characters end up disillusioned with their lives. The warrior is burned out; disgusted with the futility and boredom of the constant battles and cruelty, and with sleeping in trenches and bogs. Nor does he enjoy returning home to the company of women and to the chaos and grieving for the latest round of lost men. The trader eventually starts tossing away his bags of gold by the roadside wondering what the point of it all was.
The wife has children but her husband is never home. The book is translated from the Serbo-Croatian. The author was a journalist and poet who wrote several other novels. His last name is often also listed as Crnjanski. Apr 27, Jovana rated it did not like it Shelves: books-i-read DNFed this so hard. I hope it goes without saying I really did not like this book.
There were 2 or 3 scenes that hooked me for a bit, but the rest of it was so boring I wanted all the characters to die already. May 15, Ana rated it did not like it. Read this for school, never again. Feb 15, l. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
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Then he started attending the Export academy in Rijeka in , and in the autumn of the following year he started studying in Vienna. At the beginning of World War I, Crnjanski was persecuted as part of the general anti-Serbian retribution of Austria to Princip's assassination in Sarajevo. Instead of being sent to jail, he was drafted to the Austro-Hungarian Army and sent to Galician front to fight against the Russians — where he was wounded in After the war, he graduated in literary studies from the University of Belgrade. After graduating from the Faculty of Philosophy in , he taught at the Fourth Belgrade Grammar School and espoused "radical modernism" in articles for periodicals including Ideje, Politika and Vreme — sparking "fierce literary and political debates". He took odd-jobs and eventually became the London correspondent of the Argentinian periodical El economist. Crnjanski, aged 84, died in Belgrade on 30 November