The Bridge on the Drina is a historical novel by the Yugoslav writer Ivo Andrić. It revolves around the Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge in Višegrad, which spans. Un Puente Sobre El Drina by Ivo Andric, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. : Un Puente Sobre El Drina (Spanish Edition) () by Ivo Andric and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books.

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Ivo Andric

Thanks for telling us about the problem. The bridge with sobde old road to Sarajevo suddenly regains its importance, as the railway line is not adequate to transport all the materiel and soldiers who are preparing to attack Serbia in the autumn of The Turks construct a blockhouse on lvo bridge, decorating sobde with stakes on which they pin the heads of suspected rebels.

In Vucinich, Wayne S. Patterson describes The Bridge on the Drina as a seminal work whose themes and motifs—forced labour, invasion, annexation and displacement—would appear frequently in subsequent 20th-century fiction. Aspden, Peter 27 June Michael Sellsa professor of Islamic history and literatureposits that one of the novel’s main themes is race betrayal.

Due to lack of state funds, the caravanserai is abandoned and falls into disuse. Please refer to our privacy policy for more information on privacy at Loot.


Serkan rated it did not like it Dec 11, He spent much of World War I in captivity, and was only freed in Julyafter Emperor Charles declared a general amnesty for political prisoners.

The significance of the middle portion of the bridge also rdina undermined, as residents of different ethnicities become suspicious and wary uj one another. Now in Bosnian Amdric hands, the ancient Drina River span crosses an age-old flash point between Christians and Muslims”.

InAustria-Hungary formally annexes Bosnia-Herzegovina, sparking tensions with Serbia, which the Austro-Hungarians come to regard as a serious obstacle to their further conquest of the eastern Balkans. Construction begins inand five years later the bridge is completed, together with a caravanserai or han.

Silber, Laura 20 September The book is about the life of the bridge, built hundreds of years ago it’s a real bridge. Let’s connect Contact Details Facebook Twitter. Local children begin to be educated in Sarajevo, and some go on to continue their studies in Vienna. Kvo soon as I receive the book in the correct language and read it I’ll revise my vote.

Un puente sobre el Drina by Ivo Andrić (1 star ratings)

Bosnia and Herzegovina portal Serbia portal Literature portal. Sometimes, we also use a cookie to keep track of your trolley contents. Tensions flare following the assassination of Empress Elisabeth of Austria in Irinchi rated it did not like it Nov 16, Archived from the original PDF on One evening, the blockhouse punete down. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


Sells, Michael Anthony Eo, they’re connected only thematically. University of California Press. Prior to this, Bosniaks were referred to as Bosnian Muslims.

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I really wanted to learn about the history of this region, which I know very little about. Inhe was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature “for the epic force with which he has traced themes and depicted human destinies drawn from andfic history of his country”. Work of fiction disguised as historical work. Religion and Genocide in Bosnia.

Or maybe it isn’t the book, maybe it was just me.

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Zebardast Zebardast rated it did not like it Jul 12, Turcizmiwords of Turkish, Arabic or Persian origin that had found their way into the South Slavic languages under Ottoman rule.

Kozba rated it did not like it Nov 01, For example, at loot. Questions of Identity and Drinaa.

I returned the book and now I’m waiting for a copy in the correct language. View all 5 comments. Retrieved from ” https: Andric’s hatred of Bosnian muslims is well documented throughout his miserable life and this book is just another example of it.