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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Trivia About Prokleta avlija. Ana rated it did not like it Jan 02, After the Second World War, he spent most of his time in his Belgrade home, held ceremonial posts androc the Communist government of Yugoslavia and was a Bosnia and Herzegovina parliamentarian.

The Damned Yard

There was no repetition or routine in it, it was always new, growing of its own accord, so that it confused even the most hardened and frequent guests of the Damned Yard. He showed no shame or consideration, no respect for the other man or for himself. The characters are remarkable alive, even in conversation. I’ve let enough of them go, both on instruction and on my own authority, certainly.

The house had the great advantage being both very remote from the Damned Yard and very close to it. Babilonia rated it did not like it Jul 28, Zvijer rated it did not like it Dec 04, This site uses cookies. The first yearwhen his father died, Latif sold his fine, spacious family house in the New Mahala and bought a large neglected estate just above the Courtyard itself. If nothing else, then his mother had evil thoughts when she was carrying him.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It attacked, provoked, and confused its victim, pinning him down, penetrating into the most hidden corners of his thoughts, hopes and plans.

But his appearance could be deceptive. June 29, at Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Redlaw rated it did not like it Yars 13, Share your thoughts with other customers. September 23, at Other readers may find them unsophisticated–and they are; wonderfully so. These were written during WW2 while he was living quietly in Belgrade and published in He’s done something wrong, even if it was in his sleep.

Burmutica rated it did not like it Jan 05, The description of the uniquely powerful Bosnian hatred in The Story of the Vizier’s Ifo, “the object becomes secondary, yzrd its name remains, and the hatred crystallizes, grows out of itself, according to its own laws and needs English Choose a language for shopping.

But he remained implacably serious, cold and polite. It is extremely moving. You are commenting using your Facebook account. It seemed, in fact, that he did not ever believe anyone.


Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. His father had been a teacher in a military school; a quiet, pensive man who loved books, who married quite late in life and had only one child, a boy. At its best, when not disturbed by the interests of politicians, such a mixed society can offer the most positive image of conciliation and cooperation.

That is how the conversation would begin, but it was never clear what was coming next. So, come on, what happened? To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: At its best, when not disturbed by the interests of politicians, such a mixed society can offer the most positive image of conviliation and co-operation.

I was fortunate enough to visit Visegrad where he grew up. But these same people spoke of him and recounted his exploits with unacknowledged admiration. All of a sudden the governor changed completely, as though he had remembered something.

The Damned Yard and Other Stories

See all 3 reviews. Nimuelemort rated it did not like it Feb 09, Just don’t let anyone tell me someone’s innocent. English Choose a language for shopping. Dufour Editions May 1, Language: Tea rated it did not like it Jul 26,