Branko Jovanovski

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Branko Jovanovski leads a self-imposed lifestyle. Like a proper dreamer, he lives in his own world and occasionally lets people in. He creates his own values, constantly challenging himself, and he sometimes tries to find a meaning. The form of literary fiction best describes his work, without hiding his sentimental convictions of pure existentialism. Until today, he has made one mistake in his life that stands out much more than the rest: he had said he knew himself before having realized how wrong and doubtful that statement was, and how complex one's awareness of his own realization could be.

“Dear Diary, what a day it’s been.” I wish I could say that. I wish this was a thought of a day. I wish this was how I felt. But it feels so much longer. It is so much longer.


Let me tell you this story told “in the eyes of a child”. His name, “(the) Actor”, was very common for his time. Rushing around senselessly, music was the most beautiful pagan belief that his father had inspired in him. He...

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“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.”
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“I am not sure that I exist, actually. I am all the writers that I have read, all the people that I have met, all the women that I have loved; all the cities I have visited.”
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message 19: by Dolors

Dolors Thanks for the friend invite Branko. Really taken with your existential declaration in your profile. Hope to be able to talk about that and other conundrums real soon. Greetings from Barcelona.


message 18: by Aloha

Aloha Hi Branko. Love what you had to say in your profile. We're constantly fooled by our and other's perceptions. Pink Floyd rocks! Thank you for inviting me into your circle.


Airah ♔ Hello Branko! Thanks for the invite. Congrats on your book! Happy reading!:))


message 16: by Cindi

Cindi Thanks for the friendvite, Branko. :)


message 15: by Carole

Carole Gill Hello! Very pleased to know you.
Thanks for friending me, self imposed exile, interesting!


message 14: by Sandra

Sandra Hi Branko,

Thanks for the friendship!


message 13: by Jill

Jill Thank you for your friendship here on Goodreads Branko.


message 12: by Alex

Alex Bobl Thanks for the invite.


message 11: by Taznim

Taznim hi Branko,
thanks for the add,all the the best to you!!!!


message 10: by Midu (last edited Jan 22, 2013 02:51AM)

Midu Hadi Thanks for the invite!


Eyehavenofilter And I salute you as well! Thanks for the add.
Eastern Europe is on my list of places to visit.....eventually.


Panich C. Thank for inviting me to Existential group. Hopefully, my respect for Jean-Paul Sarte will grow stronger.


Christine Hatfield Thanks for being my friend


message 6: by April

April Avelino Thank you for the friend invite (:


message 5: by Peg

Peg Brantley Thanks for your Goodreads friendship, Branko.


message 4: by Ana

Ana Zdravo Branko, fala za pokanata za prijatelstvo. Cheers:)


Cheryl Landmark Thanks for the friend request, Branko.


Robert Thanks for the friend request, Branko.


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