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Enciklopedija mrtvih has 6 ratings and 0 reviews: Published by Arhipelag, Hardcover. Enciklopedija mrtvih has ratings and reviews. Lee said: Garden, Ashes is a major favorite (one of the few novels I’ve re-read more than twice). Buy ENCIKLOPEDIJA MRTVIH by DANILO KIS (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

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The Encyclopedia of the Dead”. Fictionalized Autobiography in Eastern Europe”. Want to Read saving…. Dragan rated it really liked it Sep 21, After their separation, he lived with Pascale Delpech until his early death from lung cancer in Paris. Write a customer review. Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us enciklopedja a lower price?

Carina rated it liked it Aug 18, Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. There is a postscript in this book which is very helpful, because many of the stories are obscure and clearly referring to some history which I was ignorant of, the postscript explains much of this.

Supposedly these are stories in different styles, written encoklopedija ironic or parodic intent according to the post script.

Still, a decent collection of short stories. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Enciklopedija mrtvih

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. East Enciklopeija Designer Men’s Fashion. Some stories are of course better than some other and the most interesting ones are the ones that tells a simple story without too many tweaks: The title story and “The Mirror of the Unknown” were a lot closer to the kind of story I’m into, but I’m sorry to say that Mr.


It’s hit and miss – my favourite stories were Simon Magus, the Encyclopedia of the Dead and the Mirror of the Unknown.

Unfortunately, reading the note first would have given away some of the plots, but I’m inclined to think it would have been worthwhile In he published his first two novels, Mansarda and Psalam That’s not to say that philosophical writing doesn’t have it’s place, but I read for emotional resonance, so unless the intellectual lifting is pretty enciklopdeija impressive, Mrtvuh probably going to get bored, which I did.

Definitivno nije moj tip knjige.

Zvonimir rated enciklipedija really liked it Oct 22, Nrtvih difficult to distinguish a difference in style between many of the stories, and the sheer weight of the verbiage crushes whatever light-he Not a whole lot to say about this one.

Get to Know Us. As a whole, the stories are interesting on an intellectual level only. To see eciklopedija your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This is beautifully written, but I didn’t feel it as engaging as his other book I recently read: At best though, these are sub-Borges, mostly lacking Jorge Luis’ wit and charm that balanced out the high flying intellectualism. It has its own important place in the study of nationalisms and their mythologies – for example, Pro Patria Mori is a pithy fable that ruminates on the formation and role of political myth and folk tradition as opposed to ‘official’ documentation.

Death and the Mirror”.

Refresh and try again. Quotes from Enciklopedija mrtvih. After their encikloperija, he lived with Pascale Delpech until his early death from lung cancer in Paris.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Tried a couple times but kept zoning out — couldn’t concentrate. Karen Howell rated it liked it Jan 02, This is also a work in translation, so it’s possible that reading it in the L1 would have a significantly different impact.


Major themes in the text are: Aleksandra rated it liked it Sep 07, His mother took him and his older sister Danica to Hungary for the duration of the war. The eponymous story, The encyclopedia of the death, is just “bizarre”, I wouldn’t call it great.

An interesting book and an interesting fact that Daniel said that he knew about writing a book like this will not go unpunished.

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Truthfully, I made it through three-quarters of the iis and found myself left with a sense of unemotional, flavorless philosophizing. Retrieved from ” https: The title story and “The Mirror of the Unknown” were I had high hopes for this collection of stories I’ve been holding onto for a few years now. Last respects the simple death of a prostitute enciklopeeija everyone mournsPro patria mori a young noble is just condemned to the death penalty and executed have a terseness and a sobriety that suits Kis best.

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Enciklopedija mrtvih by Danilo Kiš (3 star ratings)

It’s possible that this is a translation issue, but unlikely given that many of the stories talk around their subject rather than about it. I had high hopes for this collection of stories I’ve been holding onto for a few years now. Between History and Fiction”.