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The Impossible Country: Journey Through the Last Days of Yugoslavia

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Description for The Impossible Country: Journey Through the Last Days of Yugoslavia Paperback. Brian Hall journeyed through Yugoslavia in the spring and summer of 1991. In this book he describes a country in which the release of communism's iron grip and a wave of rumour and propaganda had reopened older wounds, turning uneasy co-existence between communities into open hostility. Num Pages: 432 pages. BIC Classification: 1DVWY; 3JJP; HBJD; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 199 x 129 x 29. Weight in Grams: 310.
'Here is art which conceals art, and intellect which conceals intellect, so that by the end of the book one feels that one understands something one had not understood before. Mr Hall is witty and amusing, but not snide; he has a lightness of touch which allows him to write of extremely serious matters without solemnity; he knows how to convey a great deal in a few words' Sunday Telegraph 'He is an observant and witty writer...you believe implicitly that he has met the people he writes about, and that they said what he quotes them as ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
MINERVA
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Condition
New
Weight
309g
Number of Pages
432
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780749399979
SKU
V9780749399979
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About Brian Hall
Brian Hall was born in 1959. He grew up in Massachusetts and attended Harvard College. After two years spent travelling in Western and Eastern Europe, he wrote Stealing from a Deep Place: Travels in South-Eastern Europe, and a novel set in Vienna, The Dreamers. From 1989 through 1991 he made several trips to Yugoslavia, in preparation for writing The Impossible ... Read more

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