From Library Journal
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Realistic and enjoyable. Take you to Bosnia and makes you think how these consuls live under unreal circumstances Thank youPublished 19 days ago by Faceme
The author is a Nobel prize winner with another book. This one is somewhat boring sometimes. The story is a bit too long and prolix.Published 11 months ago by puva2004
Ivo Andric is a classic.....Everyone should read all of his booksPublished 12 months ago by Ivan S. Mandukich
A great story about Bosnia, and most of the Balkans, during the Ottoman rule. Life of Christians and Muslims intertwined in simple village life. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Lutuf N. Ghantous
If you haven't read Andric, I wouldn't start here. Maybe "The Bridge on the Drina" or "The woman from Sarajevo". Read morePublished 12 months ago by Minnesota Jake
I wondered why the French consulate was chosen as the primary character, but it was a good literary choice. I'll read the other two.Published 13 months ago by Cynthia Hoelscher
Long and slow read, but excellent portrayal of a region torn between religions and cultures and the impacts these have on the people living there. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Evangeline Tierney
What a story! What characters! What insights and perception. This book has the depth and scope of War and Peace and is filled with memorable moments. Read morePublished 20 months ago by H M Roberts