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Ivo Andric: Bridge Between East and West

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This is the first intoduction in English to the Nobel prize-winning novelist and writer Ivo Andric. The book covers the full range of his work, including verse, essays and reflective prose as well as fiction. Celia Hawkesworth also provides an account of Andric's life, and the cultural history of his native Bosnia.>

The story of the vizier's elephant --
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Hardcover, 272 pages
Published November 5th 2001 by Bloomsbury Academic (first published May 1985)
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While he won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1961, the Bosnian author Ivo Andric remains little known in the English-speaking world except for his magnum opus The Bridge on the Drina. Celia Hawkesworth, a scholar of Serbo-Croatian language and literature, published this book in 1985 to give a broader view of Andric's life and work.

Hardcore fans of Andric on the basis of his few works available in English may enjoy seeing what they are missing among his still untranslated works (though much has
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