The Book of Revenge
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The Book of Revenge

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A darkly comic recollection of a country that no longer exists, and a lyrical examination of the importance of taking a stand when it counts. Set against a backdrop of horrific world events, this is narrative non-fiction at its best.

To a young boy growing up poor but happy in an industrial town in Serbia, politics means many national holidays that result in parades, piglet...more
Paperback, 400 pages
Published March 13th 2007 by Vintage Canada (first published 2006)
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If you are interested in a personal perspective on the war in the former Yugoslavia this is a good place to start. It's especially interesting because the author is a Serb living in Belgrade during the war and who was adamantly against Slobodan Milosovic, his regime and the war. This is a book I will be keeping.
I think that in the times when a human life loses any value it is not really easy to think. This author has described these recent times in an elegant, poetic, yet very realistic way.
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