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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By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. As a result no one could ever know for certain whether he was there, or where he might suddenly appear.

The Damned Yard and Other Stories

Notify me of new posts via email. But in Andric’s hands, it can seem liberating. He turned implacably on tramps, drunks, pick-pockets, smugglers and all kinds of wretches and idlers from the dark quarters of Stamboul.

However, they’re connected only thematically.

I was fortunate yxrd to visit Visegrad where he grew up. But he was attracted to those people and everything connected with them, just as he was repelled by everything that belonged to the world of quiet, ordinary pursuits, steady habits and normal responsibilities. Thus when Peter receives the message telling him of his impending release:.


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The effect of this is to make the plot seem more like a poetic image than an ordinary plot: But as it is, now you’ll have to say here until I find another innocent man somewhere, someone like you, to take your place. Damned Yard and Other Stories.

Tea rated it did not like it Jul 26, Want to Read saving…. Not merely the accused or witnesses but not even himself.

The wisdom that informs his work is tempered from that brutal reality.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Well, as I say–it’s not a simple thing to describe why tje stories have their appeal. Ivana rated it did not like it Jul 10, It exactly suited his appearance and everything about him. Its whole appearance, its calm and cleanliness, made it seem another world, thousands of miles away, and yet it was right next to the Courtyardinvisibly connected with it.

The Damned Yard and Other Stories by Ivo Andrić

Book by Andric, Ivo. But in the end, nothing changed. Then he would throw off all those masks and let the affair take a normal course. It lived a life of its own, sweeping around like a searchlight; it could have its socket to an unbelievable extent and just as quickly retreat back into it. Everyone, including the inmates of the Yard. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. These were written during WW2 while he was living quietly in Belgrade and published in Zndric are often referred to as the “Bosnian Trilogy” as they were published simultaneously and had dwmned written in the same period.


The left eye was usually almost completely closed, but between the closed lashes one was aware of a watchful gaze, sharp as a razor. He is taken to a prison in Istanbul, where he tells his story, to Petar, a monk. So, come on, what happened?

Dufour Editions May 1, Language: Overgrown with cypress trees, it looked like an abandoned island or an ancient cemetery.