Peščanik is a novel by Yugoslav novelist Danilo Kiš, translated as Hourglass by Ralph Manheim (). Hourglass tells the account of the final months in a. Jedan od najznacajnijih romana srpske knjizevnosti veka, mozda najzagonatnije delo koje je napisao Danilo Kis. “Pescanik” je roman izuzetne. Pescanik [Danilo Kis] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Author: Kazizahn Sacage
Country: Republic of Macedonia
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Spiritual
Published (Last): 25 November 2013
Pages: 17
PDF File Size: 11.15 Mb
ePub File Size: 14.48 Mb
ISBN: 583-2-75618-114-9
Downloads: 95578
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Mishicage

Gusts of wind blow soft flakes and sharp icy crystals by turns against the windowpane. Andrija Laufer Djurdjija Cvetic There aren’t leading roles in this film, but somehow Nebojsa Dugalic is leading the plot.

Two self-made filmmakers, a director with no self-confidence, a cameraman who has never seen a camera and a pitiful dog are fumbling around in the summer heat in Voyvodina. The few portions of the book that are stunning in their beauty and richness clash unmistakably with the sterility, the soul death, of the question-and-answer portions. Marija Sam David Vojnic You have to creep along.

Is this an experiment in trying to reconstruct a chain of events based on a true surviving letter the author’s father have written at the time?

On the other hand, he does not present E.

Danilo Kiš

There is a plot but it is fleeting, but the descriptions are quite wonderful. The shooting took daniilo in Israel. Retrieved 9 January This imaginary space contains multitudes of pasts clouded by the mists of the orient, mists that continue to partially envelop the peripheral identities Europe proper tries so hard to distance itself from.

  IMM 5487 PDF

They are looking at the huge plum tree in the centre of the yard, under which a group of old men are sitting, and almost imperceptibly shaking their heads. He held the position until Add the first question.

Danill, but a sunken world, the central However, the hybrid nature of the communal identity was assimilated to the overwhelming cult of heroic masculinity, which dominated all other discourses through its populist appeal to the original masculine wounding at Kosovo. And it raises a long line of questions. Wonderful poetic journey trough the writings of definitely most important Yugoslav writer of the 20th century, Danilo Kish. An extraordinary novel, slow to reveal itself and one I still need to ponder To some extent our anxiety corresponds to that of E.

The locations in south eastern Europe are marked by the obfuscation of temporal origins and the confusion of future horizons due to their borderline position between the former Ottoman dominion and the forgotten origins of Europe. Learn more More Like This. This is an excellent work of literature, peacanik by a gifted author. I felt like I was reading a less polished version of Nabokov as I worked my way through this.

The story is complicated, but beautifully written like Faulkner’s The Sound and the Fury. The Aquaman star picks which of his fellow DC Universe villains would win in a battle. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Apr 24, Jonfaith rated it it was amazing Shelves: After the Madrid and London bombings, the post-oriental condition spreads towards Europe proper, already noticeable in the media reports on the new security measures inspired by the threat of terrorism coded as a covert Islamic presence within.


Hourglass (Kiš novel) – Wikipedia

Eduard managed to survive, only because the hole in the ice where the gendarmes were dumping the bodies of the dead became so clogged with bodies that the commanders called for the officers to stop the killing. Obviously, I played around with this similarity a lot. At the very beginning of the World War I, Filip, a Serb and the principal of a gymnasium in a small Serbian town, is summoned urgently to Belgrade to serve in the war effort. This is a genuinely extraordinary book and I am appalled by how difficult it is to get a hold of in the UK.

It is perennially in the blind spot of Europe as it races westward, a location where hybridization with the cultures rooted in Islam marks Europe itself with a sign of the oriental. Noc wielkiego sezonu ‘The Night of the Great Pescannik “.