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My publications include a book on Freemasonry and the German Novel, two co-authored books with Zarko Radakovic published in Serbo-Croatian in Belgradeand translations of a book by Austrian author Peter Handke and of a catalogue of an exhibit called “The German Army and Genocide.

These are fascinating ideas, and the book is pages of the pure breathless fun of exploring them, with the horrific political nature of Eastern Europe in the 20th century as a backdrop. Anuk rated it it was ok Feb 10, Mamac by David Albahari Members. In he became the chair of the Federation of Jewish Communes of Yugoslavia, and worked on evacuation of the Jewish population from Sarajevo. He is also an established translator from English into Serbian. No trivia or quizzes yet.

To ask other readers questions about Baitplease sign up. I also told Mother that it would be alright if she related some dream. Inhe moved with his family to Calgary in the Canadian province of Alberta, where he still lives.


Bait by David Albahari

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Ophion rated it did not like it Feb 25, Bait is an exquisitely crafted novel that exhibits the wit albahark raw honesty Albahari’s readers have long admired. Will he write about the new self or the old self.

You are commenting using your WordPress. The world around him is falling apart, a war is going on, his mother has died, and he feels, despite all prosaic concision, the story of her life becoming real in him, drawing him into majac and forcing him to play a role determined long ago.

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Paperbackpages. Will his English, much of it still dictionary English, suffice for a description of the old self? Dec 04, wmc rated it it was amazing. Dani rated it really liked it Sep 08, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Interesting treatment of the cultural contradictions between North America and Europe or indeed, the rest of the world.

The goalie’s anxiety, as Peter Handke pointed out, is semiotic in nature. Almost all writers in exile rely on translators, on translations. Published June 20th by Northwestern University Press first published The English title, Baittroubled me to the end. Sami rated it it was amazing May 08, Even the tapes which albabari author makes of his mother telling her life story are only briefly quoted, and algahari usually on obtuse topics, such as dreams, only hinting at the events of a life: Add to Your books.


Giole rated it it was amazing Apr 19, Wikipedia in English None. It works just as well in a more intimate context, pulling the reader through a novella full of ideas and almost nothing in the way of plot.

Sasu rated it really liked it Feb 12, It is a blessing and a curse: When I dream about some person, the next day he is showing up at our door. Mar 04, Robert Wechsler rated it it was amazing Shelves: Novel of the Year NIN, You are commenting using ,amac Facebook account.

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Marko Jovanovic rated it it was amazing Jun 06, Preview — Bait by David Albahari. Notify me of new comments via email. The earliest of Davie longer fiction works to appear in English, this novella combines the family stories and self-reflexiveness of the two kinds of stories in Words Are Something Else.