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4.19  ·  Rating details ·  204 ratings  ·  11 reviews
Давид Албахари е един от големите съвременни писатели, а романът „Стръв" -емблематичен за сръбската литература от последното десетилетие.
„Стръв" може да бъде определен и като родова хроника, в която през „личното време" на всеки един от героите и, прозира и „историческото време".

Но "Стръв" разказва още и за сблъсъка между поколенията, за драматичните срещи на различните ку
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Paperback, 126 pages
Published 2000 by Библиотека 48 (first published 1996)
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Chryssa
Jun 20, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Η ανάγνωση αυτού του βιβλίου ήταν αποκαλυπτική για μένα, γιατί δεν περίμενα να μου αρέσει τόσο πολύ. Η γραφή του Ντάβιντ Αλμπαχάρι είναι πέρα από τις παραδοσιακές φόρμες και δύσκολα επιδέχεται ετικέτες. Στο βιβλίο αυτό (που ούτε μυθιστόρημα θα το λέγαμε, αλλά ούτε και διήγημα) ο αναγνώστης έρχεται αντιμέτωπος με την χειμαρρώδη και, με μια πρώτη ματιά άναρχη, γραφή του Σέρβου συγγραφέα, μια γραφή που αν αφεθείς, θα σε συνεπάρει. Ούτε κεφάλαια υπάρχουν σ' αυτό το βιβλίο, ούτε και παράγραφοι. Έτσι ...more
wmc
Dec 04, 2007 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Read this novel to learn about the art of writing, of heartache, of alienation and exile. A perfect little gem.
Nick
Dec 08, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Imagine these are the rules:

1) The novel you write will be more about you writing the novel than it is about whatever the novel is about. Even though you may put yourself, as the writer, in the 3rd person, this is “metafiction” taken to extremes.
2) You will write the novel without divisions for chapters, subchapters, or paragraphs. It will thus be one long rambling thought, as if delivered without taking a breath.
3) Continually state that you don’t know how to write, that if you knew how to writ
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Robert Wechsler
Mar 04, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: serbocroat-lit
The earliest of Albahari's longer fiction works to appear in English, this novella combines the family stories and self-reflexiveness of the two kinds of stories in Words Are Something Else. The result is better than any of the stories or of the collection as a whole.

Like Götz and Meyer and Leeches, it is a propulsive work, consisting of one paragraph, but more calm and soulful. It works just as well in a more intimate context, pulling the reader through a novella full of ideas and almost nothin
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Djordje Popovic
May 31, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The ode to language, emotion, presence, life, death, exile and new beginning. A real piece of art.
Dimitar
Feb 25, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
И наједноставното постоење ме боли кога го читам Албахари.
Matthias
Der Erzähler (Autor), im kanadischen Exil, hängt fest an seiner Muttersprache und den Erinnerungen an seine Mutter in Form von Tonbandaufzeichnungen. Das Buch ist herausragend im ersten und letzten Teil, der mittlere Abschnitt leidet etwas unter den etwas oberflächlichen Unterhaltungen mit "Donald".
Sarah
Dec 01, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
3,5 Sterne

Ich habe "Mutterland" heute innerhalb von ein paar Stunden gelesen, weil ich übermorgen eine Präsentation darüber halten muss. Es ist wirklich ein sehr kurzes Buch, das sich auch gut in einem Rutsch durchlesen lässt - ich war wahnsinnig müde, weil ich letzte Nacht kaum geschlafen habe, aber trotzdem hatte ich keine Probleme damit, mich auf die Handlung zu konzentrieren.
Ich fand sowohl den Aufbau, als auch die Art zu erzählen in diesem Buch sehr interessant. Auch die Charaktere - vor al
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Vampire Who Baked
Excellent book, with an extremely sensitive handling of the themes of loneliness, generational conflict, urban isolation, and the identity crisis that can often arise out of self-imposed exile and the resulting nostalgia for a time and a place that no longer exists. Interesting treatment of the cultural contradictions between North America and Europe (or indeed, the rest of the world).

Lots of insightful forays into the limits of language as a medium. Occasionally tends to wallow in too much self
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Nora Barnacle
Mar 09, 2016 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Albahari je za "Mamac", čini mi se, NIN-a dobio.
Moj opšti utisak je - unjkavost - k'o da je neko uhvatio knjigu batlerskim rukavicama i iz nje čita nagrađeni rad školske literarlne sekcije, tendenciozno nazalnim glasom: muči se sa stilskim figurama (retko koja mu je uspešna), kenjkav je (a upire se da bude oštar momak), deluje nesigurno u želji da bude tačan...sve je to meni mršavo.
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David Albahari (born 1948 in Peć, SFR Yugoslavia) is a Serbian writer of Jewish origin from Kosovo, residing in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Albahari writes mainly novels and short stories. He is also an established translator from English into Serbian. He is a member of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts. He graduated from the University of Belgrade.[1:]

He published the first collection of sho
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