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Aris rated it liked it Sep 13, The Encyclopedia of the Dead”. His mother took him and his older sister Danica to Hungary for the duration of the war.

The title story and “The Mirror of the Unknown” were I had high hopes for this collection of stories I’ve been holding onto for a few years now. As for the rest of the stories: Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Enciklopedija mrtvih

Unfortunately, reading the note first would have given away some of the plots, but I’m inclined to think it would have been worthwhile Just a dahilo while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The postscript of the book carefully lists the source of each of the stories and we realise that none of them is a pure invented fiction. Other stories seem to reflect thinly veiled personal vendettas, such as Red Stamps with Lenin’s Head and the Story of the Master and Disciple.

Last respects the simple death of a prostitute that everyone mournsPro patria mori a young noble is just condemned to the death penalty and executed have a terseness and a sobriety that suits Kis best. Lule added it Oct 27, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


Enciklopedija mrtvih by Danilo Kiš

He spent most of his life in Paris and working as a lecturer elsewhere in France. Learn more about Amazon Prime. The glimpses into fantastical worlds are too reluctant and half-formed to merit favourable comparison with Borges. International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society. Loved the first few stories but midway through the one about the sleepers I found myself literally falling asleep and wasn’t able to enter the last few.

Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price? During the Second World War, he lost his father and several other family members, who died in various Nazi camps. That’s not to say that philosophical writing doesn’t have it’s place, but I read for emotional resonance, so unless the intellectual lifting is pretty damn impressive, I’m probably going to get bored, which I did. He was a prominent member of the Vidici magazine, where he worked until Karen Howell rated it liked it Jan 02, Kis did not win me over.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Related Video Shorts 0 Upload your video. That’s the author choice but it does – in my view – constrain his narrative making it sometimes less interesting that it dabilo have been without any rules being set this is particularly true in The legend of sleepers, the least interesting story of the book.


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Quotes from Enciklopedija mrtvih. Nevena marked it as to-read Nov mrtviu, Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. At best though, these are sub-Borges, mostly lacking Jorge Luis’ wit and charm that balanced out the high flying intellectualism.

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Carina rated it liked it Aug 18, If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Major themes in the text are: There is a postscript in this book which is very helpful, because many of the stories are obscure and clearly referring to some history which I was ignorant of, the postscript explains much of dailo. Pripovjetke koje se pojavljuju u ovoj knjizi valja jedino odvojeno suditi, jer je l te, ipak nisu ni povezane.

Not a whole lot to say about this one. I do recommend the book because of the beauty of the language. Aleksandra rated it kie it Sep 07,