Meša Selimović

Meša Selimović


Born
in Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
April 26, 1910

Died
July 11, 1982

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Mehmed "Meša" Selimović was a Yugoslav and a Bosnian writer from Bosnia and Herzegovina and one of the greatest Bosnian writers of the 20th century. His most famous works deal with Bosnia and Herzegovina and the culture of the Bosniak inhabitants of the Ottoman province of Bosnia.

Average rating: 4.53 · 10,463 ratings · 325 reviews · 18 distinct worksSimilar authors
Death and the Dervish

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The Fortress

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4.67 avg rating — 2,824 ratings — published 1970 — 30 editions
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Ostrvo

4.38 avg rating — 730 ratings — published 1974 — 12 editions
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Tišine

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Magla i mjesečina

4.19 avg rating — 231 ratings — published 1965 — 3 editions
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Krug

4.21 avg rating — 193 ratings — published 1983 — 4 editions
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Sjećanja

4.53 avg rating — 141 ratings — published 1976 — 3 editions
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Djevojka crvene kose

3.95 avg rating — 124 ratings — published 1983 — 6 editions
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Za i protiv Vuka

3.80 avg rating — 93 ratings — published 1967 — 3 editions
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Romani: Tišine / Derviš i S...

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“Sve će proći. Ali, kakva je to utjeha? Proći će i radost, proći će i ljubav, proći će i život. Zar je nada u tome da sve prođe?”
Meša Selimović, The Fortress

“Everyone says love hurts, but that is not true. Loneliness hurts. Rejection hurts. Losing someone hurts. Envy hurts. Everyone gets these things confused with love, but in reality love is the only thing in this world that covers up all pain and makes someone feel wonderful again. Love is the only thing in this world that does not hurt.”
Meša Selimović

“Ljudi preziru sve one koji ne uspiju, a mrze one koji se uspnu iznad njih; Navikni se na prezir ako želis mir, ili na mržnju ako pristaneš na borbu...”
Meša Selimović, Death and the Dervish

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