by award-winning Montenegrin novelist – Andrej Nikolaidis. ruminations on parenthood, father-son relationships, the City of Ulcinj, what is truth, what is sin?. Andrej Nikolaidis is a Bosnian novelist, columnist, and political adviser. His novel Sin (The Son) won the European Union Prize for Literature in FICTION. Andrej Nikolaidis. © ampimargini. Andrej Nikolaidis is a contemporary writer from one of Europe’s newest and smallest states: The Son (Sin, ).
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He has written three novels and was awarded the European Prize for Literature Another wonderful work from Andrej Nikolaidis, peppered with thought provoking snippets, a fine plot, and multi layered through two voices and an accompanying sound track.
He is at first appreciative, then, without missing a beat, changes his entire perspective on life. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Interesting that this is one of those books which includes andrem own soundtrack, this seems to becoming very popular. I will check the Book Depository for this one.
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. To ask other readers questions about Sinplease sign up. The narrator of The Son is not doing so well.
Stuck in his own swamp of depression, our narrator rants, moans and complains about a range of things—his ex she finally got the gumption to leaveand the tourists who litter the landscape.
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As soon as I opened my agency ,though nioolaidis seems all of Ulcnj decided to start killing ,robbing ,abducting and raping. He now resides in UlcinjMontenegro.
Aleksandra rated it really liked it Jan 03, I think you are right about translated fiction giving us the chance to go beyond our own realities to see what other cultures are like — I need to read more just for that reason. Would the novel be morose yet shaped by grim humour? You are commenting using your Twitter account.
Nikolaidis has published four novels in Montenegro and Croatia: After reading it, you will hate life, but in an immensely happy way! The narrator flees his house after a devastating It is a very good thing that this book is short, because any more would be too much.
And there was plenty of adultery too it seems to be close to a dozen marriages torn apart. Engin Mert rated it it was amazing Nov 01, The Montenegrin writer and narrator, is traveling from Budapest to Vienna by train, after attending the funeral of his friend who seemingly committed suicide in Budapest.
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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Until the age of six, he lived in the city of Ulcinj, where he returned in after the war in Bosnia erupted.
Pacifista schierato, ha ricevuto numerose minacce per via delle sue denunce della tortura. Sincehe has been employed as an advisor for culture and free society in the parliament of Montenegro. Melita Dokovjeva andrrej it liked it Jan 31, David Andrew Grieves rated it really liked it Nov 14, Joseph Schreiber rated it it was amazing Jan 26, In a small town on the Adriatic coast, a local detective is content to sacrifice truth for the sake of telling his clients the stories they want to hear.
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It could be a story of heartbreak, a comedy, the philosophical reflections of a man who has lost too much too quickly. Synopsis In a small town on the Adriatic coast, a local detective is content to sacrifice truth for the sake of telling his clients the stories they want to hear.
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Published first published Want to Read saving…. Email Subscription Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Home Who News Contacts [italian website]. While it took me longer than usual to finish, this was not because the story was dull or tedious, but because I savoured each page and did not want this thought-provoking book to end. It was as though only overt eruptions of evil could jolt me out of my indifference.
Instead I chose vulgar manifestations of evil. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Eventually, he meets someone who is more or less like himself.
Home About Us Authors. It begs to be read at ease, to luxuriate in the language and the choice of words. Algoritam, The son is a devastating short novel, full of melancholy and despair, written by the author from Sarajevo who already surprised us with The Coming In a small town on the Adriatic coast, a local detective is content to sacrifice truth for the sake of telling his clients the stories they want to hear.