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Recommended books (4)
Travel the world without leaving your chair. The target of the Read Around The World Challenge is to read at least one book written by an author from each and every country in the world. All books that are listed here as part of the Read Around Europe Challenge were written by authors from croatia. Find a great book for the next part of your reading journey around the world from this book list. The following popular books have been recommended so far.

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Baba Yaga Laid an Egg by Dubravka Ugrešić EN

Rating: 3.5     8 Votes
Country: Europe / Croatia flag Croatia
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"Baba Yaga Laid an Egg takes a traditional myth and spins it afresh. The result is an extraordinary meditation on femininity, aging, identity, secrets and love." -- taken from jacket front flap.
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Recommended: 27 Sep 2022

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My Family and Other Enemies by Mary Novakovich EN

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Country: Europe / Croatia flag Croatia
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Travel journalist Mary Novakovich explores her family's history in Lika in her native Croatia, recalling childhood visits and frequent trips over the years. Part travelogue, part memoir, it is also an exploration of identity for people with more than one ethnicity.
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Recommended: 28 Sep 2022

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On the Edge of Reason by Miroslav Krleza EN

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Country: Europe / Croatia flag Croatia
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"On the Edge of Reason is one of the great European novels of the first half of the twentieth century – and Krleza's themes, his seriousness, his protest against the normality of delusion and cruelty, could hardly be more relevant to the century's end." —Susan Sontag During his long and distinguished career, the Croatian writer Miroslav Krleza (1893-1981) battled against many forms of tyranny. In On the Edge of Reason, his protagonist is a middle-aged lawyer whose life and career have been eminently respectable and respected. One evening, at a party attended by the local elite, he inadvertentl... continue
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Recommended: 20 Feb 2022

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They Would Never Hurt a Fly : War Criminals on Trial in The Hague by Slavenka Drakulic EN

Rating: 3     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Croatia flag Croatia
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"Who were they? Ordinary people like you or me—or monsters?” asks internationally acclaimed author Slavenka Drakulic as she sets out to understand the people behind the horrific crimes committed during the war that tore apart Yugoslavia in the 1990s. Drawing on firsthand observations of the trials, as well as on other sources, Drakulic portrays some of the individuals accused of murder, rape, torture, ordering executions, and more during one of the most brutal conflicts in Europe in the twentieth century, including former Serbian president Slobodan Miloševic; Radislav Krstic, the first to be s... continue
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Recommended: 24 Aug 2022



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