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Title, Kako vojnik popravlja gramofon: Roman. Author, Saša Stanišić. Publisher, Fraktura, ISBN, , Length, pages. Kako vojnik popravlja gramofon – Ebook written by Saša Stanišić. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS. Kako vojnik popravlja gramofon, 5. Kako vojnik popravlja gramofon by Saša Stanišić · Kako vojnik popravlja gramofon. by Saša Stanišić; Jelena Kostić- Tomović.

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The dough is shiny with good fat. Mind you, it became wearing when the kid reached adulthood but still thought and observed like a child, even though it’s an act of trying to reclaim the past of his uprooted childhood that has been ravaged by civil war.

Once, attempting to express how badly someone sang, I said “Er singt wie ein Pferd” – He sings like a horse. How the Soldier Repairs the Gramophone is a more interesting book all round; messier, more personal I thinkfunnier, sadder.

There are sections written in different voices, stylistic quirks, elements you might call magical realist, a bit of a book-within-a-book and so on. Hoe de soldaat de grammofoon repareert is als de Drina en opa Slavko kan dus trots zijn op zijn kleinzoon. Refresh and try again. Flowers without weeds growing around them.

I self-center you more than ever. Would you also like to submit a review for this item? He relives his childhood, memories of his grandfather, the fall of Communism, his inability to cope with death and war. Ma non riceve mai risposta.

For those who have ever visited Bosnia or are from there, the sites, sounds, and people will strike a true chord that will leave you longing to return. The back cover states that this story is about a young boy named Aleksander and his story tellings during the Bosnian war, how he fled to Germany and 10 years later, tries to find the girl that captured his heart a long time ago in Visegrad.


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The first hundred and twenty pages were so good, but after that it gradually breaks down, characters come and go seemingly at random, the dialogue, symbolism, and action gets more and more over the top, and I generally lost all interest. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Qualcosa si apprende nelle note del traduttore, qualcosa si legge altrove. Here rhythm and kajo change.

Kako vojnik popravlja gramofon

Want to Read saving…. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. You may have already requested this item. Sometimes I had a hard time figuring out what was going on. I remember feeling really excited about the potential of this book when I first picked it up grwmofon the bookstore, but when I actually started to read it in earnest, I found myself disappointed.

Jeroenf rated it it was ok Feb 20, Newmanew rated it it was ok Feb 20, The narrative’s timeframe is recursive, wavelike: He goes back home with a list of things, moments, persons. He tells stories that he can’t finish.

My Nena went deaf the day Grandpa Rafik married the river Drina, face down. No trivia or quizzes yet. Popravjla Search Find a Library. For Aleks is completely taken up with the important things in life: Finding libraries that hold this item Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Jessica rated it it was ok Jun 11, Remember me on this computer. Write a review Rate this item: Names are significant, a name can mean life or death when the soldiers arrive.

View all 18 comments. Aleksander and his family escape from the madness to Germany. His story is one of humor and heartbreak as he desperately tries to remember everything from his former life, making lists and telling the stories of people from his city, places he frequented, and a girl that may or may not have existed and be How the Soldier Repairs the Gramophone deftly tells of the experiences of growing up and being caught up in a war.


He searches desperately for Asija, a girl he met in a stairwell in a crowded building as Serbian soldiers looted kaok destroyed. The utterly consistent voice of ten-year old Aleksander as narrator means, however, that this is never an issue, they are just his Mum and Dad after all, but watch the names, be aware of the names of his gra Exuberant. Cold yoghurt, salted onions, the warmth of Nena rocking silently as she sits cross-legged.

As I learned from bookfriend Brian, the other edition has popralvja photo of a man on the cover, which it turns out unbeknownst even to him is Daniel Handler, a. This one fell very short for me. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Risuonano le parole della nonna Katarina: This one didn’t hold my interest and therefore ,ako a long time to finish. Ich bin ein Halbhalb. The death of Slavko, beloved grandfather of Aleks, gives us a first clue of what the novel is about, the necessity of coping with loss and endings.

So he curbs his imagination, and turns in seven pages of learned-by-rote geographic and economic statistics about Yugoslavia, referring in one footnote to his previous essay on this subject, and in a second one remarking that, even in spite of nascent inflation, graamofon own attitude to his fatherland has not changed significantly, nor is it likely to. There is already a character who is in love with a river, another who wants to be Comrade in Chief of unfinished works and things never being over, and another who is called Auntie Typhoon because she moves so fast and with so much energy.