Death and the Dervish (Writings From An Unbound Europe) by Mesa Selimovic,Bogdan Rakic,Stephen M. Dickey

By Mesa Selimovic,Bogdan Rakic,Stephen M. Dickey

Death and the Dervish is an acclaimed novel by Bosnian author Mesa Selimovic. It recounts the tale of Sheikh Nuruddin, a dervish residing in an Islamic monastery in Sarajevo within the eighteenth century in the course of the Ottoman Turk hegemony over the Balkans. whilst his brother is arrested, he needs to descend into the Kafkaesque global of the Turkish gurus in his seek to find what occurred to him. He narrates his tale within the type of an complicated suicide be aware, frequently misquoting the Koran. In time, he starts to query his family with society as a complete and, ultimately, his lifestyles offerings generally. highly profitable whilst released within the 1960s, Death and the Dervish is an enduring classic from twentieth-century Yugoslavia. 

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