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Adio, kauboju

Olja Savičević Ivančević ¿ 1 FREE READ FREE READ ´ Adio, kauboju 'Farewell Cowboy' is a tough yet poetic novel by one of Croatia's best known writers The story is rich in local colour and sentiment following the main character Dada who returns to her home town on the Adriatic coast in order to unravel the mystery of her brother Daniel's death Daniel although young smart and popular threw himself under a train in mysteri. 3 Stars Good bookThis is such an interesting and unusual book I ve never read anything uite like it and yet I would say the general plot daughter returns home to her mom and sister years after her father died and brother committed suicide isn t revolutionary Despite the title containing the word cowboy I did not expect the book s language and story to contain so much about the cowboyIndian theme It s fascinating although I found it jarring and never uite got used to it all It wasn t bad just really surprising how much there wasIt s hard for me to say whether or not I d recommend this book because it wasn t exactly what I was expecting so I m still processing it I can say it is well written and uniue

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Olja Savičević Ivančević ¿ 1 FREE READ FREE READ ´ Adio, kauboju But novel Savičević playfully transposes the genre of a traditional Western drama to the contemporary world challenging the omnipotent heroes of childhood and uestioning what constitutes heroism today Her shabby seaside hometown provides the perfect backdrop for this tale of loss and redemption redolent of transient glamour and unrealised small town drea. Farewell Goodbye sees the main character Dada return to her family home in Croatia to see her sister and her mother and on a search for the truth of why her brother had died Also returning to the village is the vet who lived next door to which her brother Daniel had died The cowboy in the detail being a reference to her brothers like of western movies along with their predeceased father who died at a young age a film lover who worked first in the cinema then at a video shop As a crossover to this the old western star Ned Montgomery is in Croatia to direct a new movie with some filming on location close to the town There is a shadow of the wars that had gripped the Balkans and affected Dada reminisces about the time her sister and her were interviewed for a radio project by German students There is also families that had fled the town at the outbreak of the war A memory that comes to mind is that they d play cowboys and indians because if they played Croatian and Serbians no one would want to be the Serbians in that game not even the children with Serbian identity In some ways the vet reminds of Doc in Sweet Thursday and Cannery Row by John Steinbeck I think it may be the mix of the very educated person something the vet acknowledges that he is over educated The other characters in this like Angelo The Giggolo and Maria are of an eccentric nature and add substance to the portrait of the poor area to which Dada has returned Savicevic s prose is captivating at times I felt I needed to stop sit back and absorb the beauty of her writing It is exuisite in the descriptions verging on lyrical There is also a humour to her Savicevic in this novel shows herself to be a fine writer a novel that while the main theme may not be enjoyable is itself a novel to sit back and enjoy A particular credit for this is the superb translation by Celia Hawkesworth who just captured the novel marvellously A beautiful novel Um tut sut genre of a traditional Western drama to the contemporary world challenging the omnipotent heroes of childhood and uestioning what constitutes heroism today Her shabby seaside hometown provides the perfect backdrop for this tale of loss and redemption redolent of transient Screwdriver glamour and unrealised small town drea. Farewell Goodbye sees the main character Dada return to her family home in Croatia to see her sister and her mother and on a search for the truth of why her brother had died Also returning to the village is the vet who lived next door to which her brother Daniel had died The cowboy in the detail being a reference to her brothers like of western movies along with their predeceased father who died at a young age a film lover who worked first in the cinema then at a video shop As a crossover to this the old western star Ned Montgomery is in Croatia to direct a new movie with some filming on location close to the town There is a shadow of the wars that had Atlas Scolaire Cours Complet de Geographie Redige Conformement Aux Programmes Officiels gripped the Balkans and affected Dada reminisces about the time her sister and her were interviewed for a radio project by German students There is also families that had fled the town at the outbreak of the war A memory that comes to mind is that they d play cowboys and indians because if they played Croatian and Serbians no one would want to be the Serbians in that Call It Fate game not even the children with Serbian identity In some ways the vet reminds of Doc in Sweet Thursday and Cannery Row by John Steinbeck I think it may be the mix of the very educated person something the vet acknowledges that he is over educated The other characters in this like Angelo The Giggolo and Maria are of an eccentric nature and add substance to the portrait of the poor area to which Dada has returned Savicevic s prose is captivating at times I felt I needed to stop sit back and absorb the beauty of her writing It is exuisite in the descriptions verging on lyrical There is also a humour to her Savicevic in this novel shows herself to be a fine writer a novel that while the main theme may not be enjoyable is itself a novel to sit back and enjoy A particular credit for this is the superb translation by Celia Hawkesworth who just captured the novel marvellously A beautiful novel

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Olja Savičević Ivančević ¿ 1 FREE READ FREE READ ´ Adio, kauboju Ous circumstances a few years earlier In her search for clues Dada meets an array of eccentric characters and succumbs to the charms of the young gigolo Angelo who is a part of a film crew shooting a Western on the nearby 'prairie' Slowly and painfully she discovers all there is to know about her brother's death and how Angelo was caught up in it In her de. Honestly I am blown away by the 379 grading that this book is receiving Although Savicevic uses an abundance of words she never says anything I could not tell you one thing that happened in this book It was as if some very unremarkable person with an eually unremarkable life pocket dialed you and left a voicemail that was euivalent to 200 pages It felt like torture slogging through this I don t think I could convey how much I disliked this book Just terrible Awesome cover artwork tho

  • Paperback
  • 175
  • Adio, kauboju
  • Olja Savičević Ivančević
  • English
  • 07 December 2020
  • 9781908236487