Search Results: "Mesa Selimovic"


BOOK REVIEW

DEATH AND THE DERVISH by Mesa Selimovic
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 1996

"It's by no means a perfect work of art, but there is greatness in it."
Death And The Dervish ($39.95; paper $15.95; Aug. 1996; 480 pp.; 0-8101-1296-5; paper 0-8101-1297-3): A famous novel, originally published in 1966 in Yugoslavia, by an eminent Bosnian author who died (in 1982) before completing the trilogy it was intended to initiate. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE FORTRESS by Mesa Selimovic
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"Though Selimovi' too frequently employs his protagonist as representative man and mouthpiece, Ahmet's vividly evoked contemplative demeanor and fundamental decency carry the reader through his story's several longueurs."
paper 0-8101-1713-4 The Fortress ($59.95; paper $19.95; Sept.; 416 pp.; 0-8101-1712-6; paper 0-8101-1713-4). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

SCAR by Sara Mesa
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 25, 2017

"A taut and disturbing tale of inspiration which poses questions about the darker material we draw on for art."
A study in loneliness, attention, and consequences: Sonia meets an admirer online and eventually can't escape his control. Read full book review >