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THE DAMNED YARD. Ivo ANDRIĆ was born in Travnik, Bosnia on 9th October. , attended schools in Višegrad and Sarajevo, and studied at the. The Damned Yard [Ivo Andric] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Set mainly in his native Bosnia, the stories and novella collected here. Damned Yard and Other Stories [Ivo Andric, Celia Hawkesworth] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Book by Andric, Ivo.

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The Damned Yard and Other Stories

His clever brown eyes began shifting rapidly around. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. For all his bulk thw could be as swift and agile as a fox when he wanted, and than his heavy, flabby body would develop a bull’s strength. They must not be allowed to break out of their circle, but they should not be interfered with unduly, because nothing good or sensible could ever come of such contact.

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You are commenting using your Twitter account. Email Address never made public. Inhe was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature “for the epic force with which he has traced themes and depicted human destinies drawn from the history of his country”.

He was not particularly interested in the individual or his crime. In the stories found in Damned Yardextremes of cultural incompatibility are personified in dxmned symbols like elephants and bridges, while today’s racial hatreds are clearly delineated in “Letter from the Year Like Liked yyard 1 person. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.


Zvijer rated it did not like it Dec 04, This nickname had long since become his real name, the only name he was known by, not yxrd here but far beyond the walls of the Damned Yard. In most cases the game looked unnecessary and undignified, it was so twisted and distorted, but in fact it was carefully calculated and regularly achieved its aim.

At first rigid with amazement, the man would then suddenly gather his strength and just slip out of the Courtyard, leaving his few belongings for the guards and prisoners to fight over.

A diplimat, he served across Europe, including Nazi Berlin, but it was in Bosnia that he experienced most clearly the destructive power of the arbitrary divisions between people and their potential for violent conflict, often in the name of ideas remote from their daily lives.

Get out of here this minute, d’you here? His house in Travnik is now a Museum. And if he did not know an individual personally, he knew his vagrant’s or criminal’s soul and at any moment he could stop in front of him and continue the discussion of his or someone else’s crime. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

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The Damned Yard

Nimuelemort rated it did not like it Feb 09, English translation Original Language: They cursed him, but in the way one curses the life one loves and one’s wretched fate. Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.


Read more Read less. He would sometimes wrestle with such a man and sometimes embrace him, hit him or caress him, and keep thrusting his face into the other man’s: This did not happen overnight.

I don’t know if I have the ability to communicate exactly what it was that I found so entrancing about Andric’s stories–they are deceptively simple; just folk stories really. Blog Stats 2, hits Follow Buried in books. If I yars you again I’ll have you whipped like a dog. Zvijer rated it did not like it Dec 04, As a result no one could ever know for certain whether he was there, or where he might suddenly appear.

He’s done something wrong, even if it was in his sleep. Up until his fourteenth year the boy did well at school and seemed set to follow in his father’s footsteps, but then his liveliness began to ico into rage and his quick wits to take him in the wrong direction. Dimitar rated it did not like it Aug 29,

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