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Both sides now

November 25, 2012


All people share the same ancestry – Bosnian Proverb If only we could all remember this! And now I must start with an apology.  I’m pretty sure that I’m not going to do justice to Mesa Selimovic’s novel The Fortress.  In fact, I’m certain I shan’t. First, I’ve been away in Berlin celebrating the Nerdle’s […]

Don’t go crying over spilt buttermilk

November 4, 2012


A quarrel is like buttermilk, the more you stir it, the more sour it grows – Bolivian proverb Today’s blog on Juan de Recacoechea’s Altiplano Express is going to be short.  Mainly because there’s not much to say about it, but also because I can’t wait to get back to Bosnian Meša Selimović’s The Fortress […]