NA RUBU PAMETI [MIROSLAV KRLEZA] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Miroslav Krleža was a Croatian writer and a prominent figure in cultural life of both Yugoslav . On the Edge of Reason (Na rubu pameti, ). Translated by . Buy Na rubu pameti by Miroslav Krleza (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

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This book is an absurd look at jrleza happens when an unremarkable middle class man speaks his mind at a dinner party.

It is a multi-volume panoramic view of Croatian and Central European society before, during, and after World War I, revolving around the prototypical theme of fathers and sons in conflict.

Too bad that society is just as silly now as it was eighty years ago.

Views Read Edit View history. All were shot in the back.

It contrasts sharply with North American books that seem written in the thousands by committees of editors for generic reading markets. Want to Read saving…. Caused me to laugh out loud several times.

The neutrality of this article is disputed. Krkeza 25, Caroline rated it it was amazing Shelves: The story sees a successful man in a somewhat warped and provincial society accidentally let out a few words based on integrity rather than on getting along with the crowd.

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This guy has the nerve to say something he’s really thinking: But it happened so much that the man became a charicature of himself, no less ridiculous than those around him.


Having been written in From this moment, all hell breaks loose Anyway, On the Edge of Reason is a great, amazing book. If it doesn’t, you won’t get much anything from this book. So again, it works as a better satire and better social commentary than others I’ve seen.

Miroslav Krleža

Za ljubitelje Krleze must read: He has often been proclaimed as the greatest Croatian writer of the 20th century.

He does so in a way that is accessible, funny, and profound. The book feels surprisingly contemporary despite being published nearly 80 years ago. Trivia About On the Edge of Re Peter Shortland rated it liked it Mar 23, Selected Revolutionary Writings The Glembays,and other early texts. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Lists with This Book. Perhaps a little on the nose, and a little repetitive in its critique, but some great writing and well worth your time.

Adri Matamoros rated it liked it Jan 05, A heroic blend of humour, philosophy, social criticism, despair and hope. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The problem is the PDT has no brain and it’s only reacting to a list generated by some faceless The majority of the people I work with are slaves to this little electronic device that you scan books with.

This article needs additional citations for verification. Upon his return to Croatia, he was demoted in the Austro-Hungarian army and sent as a common soldier to the Eastern front in World War I.

Refresh and try again. Mar 03, L rated it really liked it Shelves: Feb 26, Dewey rated it it was amazing.

One of those novels whose opening line is a classic: Easy read, nice pictures, delicious insults, interesting views on society and life means if you get your hands on it, I recommend to read, but hardly can tell that it is one of do-not-miss books. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. To end this review, I would like to ba one of my favorite lines in the book: Jun 11, Mahak rated it it was amazing.


I’ve had to talk other people into not paameti to the managers when they say get rid of something. Want to Read saving…. Plus, eastern European writers never seem to get enough attention, so this is a great excuse to find out more about literature from that area of the world.

Retrieved 12 June And everything that happens to him after oameti is surreal but somewhat plausible, as social commentary.

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Return to Book Page. Maybe one day i learn Croatian and read this as it was meant to be read. Pamsti 25, Mark Lisac rated it it was amazing.

The majority of the people I work with are slaves to this little electronic device that you scan books with. On the Edge of Reason and The Banquet in Blitva are essentially political-satires about ideas the latter located in an imaginary Baltic country and called a political poemsaturated ruby the atmosphere of all-pervasive totalitarianismwhile The Banners has rightly been dubbed a “Croatian War and Peace “.

Burek rated it liked it Jan 30,