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This is a book to read over longer period of time, to dip in and out of, rather than all in one go.

Mirko rated it liked it Mar 27, gstalica Catch up with the latest on our BLOG. Gatalica weaves together the stories of Serbians, Austro-Hungarians, French, British, German, Turkish, Russian and Italian soldiers, doctors, and citizens to create a rollicking chronicle of the Great War, especially on the Balkan Front.

The quirky start and bits of fairy dust sprinkled on the stories were a delight. Nov 19, Misha Bacev rated it it was ok. Where it differs from Kaputt is in its expansive range of character perspectives, from the aging and out of touch members of European royal families to artists and musicians, officers and enlisted men, shopkeepers and charlatans.

Aleksandar Gatalica

Books by Aleksandar Gatalica. Aug 25, Tamara rated it it was amazing. It wanders back and forth through time, reality and something else, setting the state for the events of the war and marking the War years with the death of various character -“This end the year for one trader. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Petersburg, London and a score of other locations. Veliki Rat by Aleksandar Gatalica. Dec 25, Jelena R rated it liked it. Oct 09, Marina rated it really liked it. I couldn’t agree more — ‘whirlpool’ so perfectly captures the essence and energy of this startling book.

I wanted to give this four or five stars, and the first half of the book deserves that many. Such a frightful experience going rrat these pages and “witnessing” deaths of almost all of gataica characters, on almost every page there is a death of one of them – starting with the first page.


A changing box in a tailor’s shop that travel people to the future and back, cart-postals that write and post themselves even weeks after the rrat is dead, a small cloud of poisonous gas that traveled across the border and killed its inventor’s wife and dozens of other stories that surpass “realism” and make is a book that moves beyond gatalics lines of a boring account or memoir.

An interesting book about world war I. Buy Direct from our Books page using PayPal secure service. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Trivia About Veliki Rat. Where it differs from Kaputt is in its expansive range of character perspectives, from the aging and out of touch members of European royal families to artists and musicians, off Alekwandar novel of World War I reminds me of earlier works regarding World War II, Curzio Malaparte’s Kaputt and Joseph Heller’s Catch 22, the former in scenes so vividly evoked as to appear rooted in observed fact and the latter in its patently absurd elements that underscore the folly of war as humanity’s greatest failing.

I have felt for a aoeksandar I’ve need a good non-fiction book about World War I but why when Gatalica and Firth could do so in fiction what many would struggle to do in non-fiction.

Aleksandar Gatalica (Author of Veliki Rat)

Ivana rated it liked it Feb 05, Often I feel when we in Western Europe talk about World War I, it is the Western front but one of the things I liked is the focus on the other fronts on this particularly the Salonika front.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Skladna kompozicija u velikoj meri doprinosi da akeksandar postigne ovaj mnogostruki efekat. Jul 09, Miljana rated it it was amazing.

Following the destinies of over seventy characters, on gatalifa warring sides, Gatalica depicts the experiences of winners and losers, generals and opera singers, soldiers and spies; managing to grasp the atmosphere of the entire epoch, not only of these crucial four and a half bloody years, but also in the innocent decades that preceded the war, and the poisoned ones that followed.


What makes the book particularly interesting is the aleksndar notes that underline the plot.

Jan 16, Nada rated it really liked it. Then the second half bogs down rar is simply a slog to the drawn out end. Svojoj zamisli je u potpunosti odgovorio.

Veliki Rat by Aleksandar Gatalica

The book is built on the personal stories of the human beings who took part in the war and many of them lost their lives in it.

Jan 30, Danka rated it it was amazing. Return to Book Page. Refresh and try again. The stories themselves are various but equally important: May 07, Milan Trpkovic rated it it was ok Shelves: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Roman ce vremenom sigurno postati klasik.

The only negative point is that I feel that the book spend a little too much space for the description of the russian revolution and the execution of the Czar and his gatalcia. Prisutni su tu umetnici: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. We have the Salon Gatalica if he had so choose could have made this a 1, page epic but I think it showed great restraint to just settle on a page novel.

Za toliku dozu fikcije smatram delo preobimnim. Such a grand book. Home About Us Authors. Want to hear more? A war that began in the Balkans now has a fitting literary epitaph from a aleksanear among Balkan writers. Lists with This Book.