Maura's Reviews > The Question of Bruno

The Question of Bruno by Aleksandar Hemon
Rate this book
Clear rating

's review
Apr 19, 2007

it was amazing
bookshelves: favorites
Read in July, 2003

Aleksander Hemon is a Sarajevan who came to Chicago as a tourist (speaking little English) in 1992 when the siege of Sarajevo began, and so he didn't go back. And then, less than ten years after he arrived, he published this book of short stories in more beautiful English than I could ever hope to write. There's a passage in "A Coin" describing how best to get from point A to point B when you know you're in view of a sniper that made me feel sick for a week (which is a good thing).
1 like · flag

Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read The Question of Bruno.
Sign In »

No comments have been added yet.