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Recommended political books (2)
Travel the world without leaving your chair. If you are into political here are some political books from Croatia for the next part of the Read Around The World Challenge.

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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
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

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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
Recommended: 24 Aug 2022


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