Death and the Dervish is a novel by Meša Selimović, published in The novel was made Death and the Original title, Derviš i smrt. Country. Derviš i smrt je najuspješniji roman bosanskohercegovačkog pisca Meše Selimovića. Roman je pisan u razdoblju od četiri godine () u piščevom . Dervis i smrt by Mesa Selimovic and a great selection of similar Used, New and Collectible Books available now at

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Yes No Report this. Vrhunski pisac, vrhunska knjiga. I would, personally, describe it as a combination of both The Trial and Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevskybased on the fact wmrt the protagonist has long conversations with himself, mostly on doubt and indecisiveness.

And, what happens if our congruent world attacks us from behind and then we become the object of injustice? Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I onda se zaplece u vlastite misli, jer, tesko je mrziti kukavice i biti jedna, tesko je prezirati nasilnike i takvim se smrg.

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To this day, when I’m feeling perplexed about life and my existence and all those, to quote the Pythons, “meaning of life” questions, I just read a couple of sentences from here, and I immediately feel my confusion fading. Nov 02, Sandra15 rated it it was amazing.


Sorry for all the mistakes that I made. This is not as accessible a book as Andric’s masterpiece. Slowly the Sheikh starts to probe and question society, power and life in general. Maybe a magazine, or the subtitles to a Hollywood action movie.

Audible Download Audio Books. He doesn’t do a single thing that any one of us couldn’t do, be it generous or cowardly or divinely inspired. That blank is filled when a flower salesman begins strangling women. His most famous works deal with Bosnia and Herzegovina and the culture of the Bosniak inhabitants of the Ottoman province of Bosnia.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Little does the hero know that the verdict has been reached in advance, and that there is no way out not only for his lost brother, but, even more so, for him. Not knowing where to start,and afraid I maybe won’t transfer what lies in the depths of the wisdom that this book brings and gives, I would like to say what the novel is about in a couple of unpretentious sentences.

We believe in that we live in a just world, suffering people suffer because they must have done something to deserve this! Visit Prime Video to explore more titles.

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Bojan Gacic Wonderfully put, Richard. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Aug 16, Ivana S. I want to find an english version of this book. The Dervish and Death 7. They appear below the review. Beautifully filmed, the movie also serves as a useful, if oblique, insight into the “old” pre Yugoslavia and their cinema. For ten years, he temporarily lives with his married sister in a cramped, one-room apartment Grlom u jagode TV Series Can we manage to pr All we try to do in life is have a congruent and balanced view about the world, people and what’s happening around us.


Pisac, oni ili ja? I know these lines are muddled; my hand trembles at the task of disentanglement deervis I face, at the trial I now commence. Karazaim Rest of dervsi listed alphabetically: I’ve chosen some favorite phrases and liked them from the quotes. Dervis Ahmed Nurudin as Voja Miric. Maybe in ten years I’ll give it, me, another chance.

Death and the Dervish

Basically, it is a quest for Justice, but the quest is doomed to fail at its very beginning. The writer of this book is from the city where I went to school.

I translated the quotations from Bosnian to English myself.

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