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!!> EPUB ❀ Sušna doba  ✻ Author Gabriela Babnik – Sigilo.us
  • Hardcover
  • 289 pages
  • Sušna doba
  • Gabriela Babnik
  • Slovenian
  • 07 February 2017

Sušna doba Gabriela Babnik S Novel Dry Season Breaks The Mold Of What We Usually Expect From A Writer From A Small, Central European Nation With A Global Perspective, Babnik Takes On The Themes Of Racism, The Role Of Women In Modern Society And The Loneliness Of The Human Condition.Dry Season Is A Record Of An Unusual Love Affair Anna Is A 62 Year Old Designer From Slovenia And Ismael Is A 27 Year Old From Burkino Faso Who Was Brought Up On The Street, Where He Was Often The Victim Of Abuse What Unites Them Is The Loneliness Of Their Bodies, A Tragic Childhood And The Dry Hamartan Season, During Which Neither Nature Nor Love Is Able To Flourish She Soon Realizes That The Emptiness Between Them Is Not Really Caused By Their Skin Colour And Age Difference, But Predominantly By Her Belonging To The Western Culture In Which She Has Lost Or Abandoned All The Preordained Roles Of Daughter, Wife And Mother Sex Does Not Outstrip The Loneliness And Repressed Secrets From The Past Surface Into A World She Sees As Much Crueller And, At The Same Time, Innocent Than Her Own Cleverly Written As An Alternating Narrative Of Both Sides In The Relationship, The Novel Is Interlaced With Magic Realism.

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10 thoughts on “Sušna doba

  1. says:

    First, let me say that I never would have learned about this title, let alone read it, if my challenge group weren t trying, as a group, to read something set in every country of the world Burkina Faso has not yet been claimed, and it seemed such an out of the way place, that it might go neglected for some time This includes two first person accounts which don t exactly alternate, but are definitely interspersed For the first sentence or two of a new section, it wasn t always clear who was sp First, let me say that I never would have learned about this ...

  2. says:

    I have to admit that before I read this book I really knew nothing about the small West African nation of Burkina Faso The setting alone of this story in this small and politically volatile country taught me so many things, but the book as a whole is also a fantastic read.From all outward appearances, the two main characters of this story could not bedifferent Anna is a 62 year old white woman from Slovenia who has had a successful career as a textile artist Ismael is a 27 year old blac I have to admit that before I read this book I really knew nothing about the small West African nation of Burkina Faso The setting alone of this story in this small and politically volatile country taught me so many things, but the book as a whole is also a fantastic read.From all outward appearances, the two main characters of this story could not bedifferent Anna is a 62 year old white woman from Slovenia who has had a successful career as a te...

  3. says:

    Please check out all of my reviews at Faso is an unusual setting for a writer from Central Europe, but the unexpectedness adds another layer to the story Ana, a Slovenian woman in her 60s, travels to the small African nation and begins an affair with 27 year old Ismael They are united by loneliness and tragic pasts, filled with both emotional and physical abuse Ana s world is in the west, yet she has essentially rejected it she prefers to embrace I Please check out all of my reviews at Faso is an unusual setting for a writer from Central Europe, but the unexpectedness adds another layer to the story Ana, a Slovenian woman in her 60s, travels to the small African nation and begins an affair with 27 year old Ismael They are united by loneliness and tragic pasts, filled with both emotional and physical abuse Ana s world is in the west, yet she has essentially rejected it she prefers to embrace Ismael s African culture At first it seems like colonial appropriation, but as Ana s story unfolds, it readslike a twist on intersectional feminism Ana as a repressed woman forming a bond with another other Her thou...

  4. says:

    Twisty literary tale of older euro woman visiting escaping from her old life Burkina Faso and falling In love with a much younger street tough fella Mayhem ensues Has a back and forth pov that gets tighter and tighter focus as story goes along Fun local facts and history and politics of ...

  5. says:

    Ana, a 62 year old graphic designer from Slovenia, has run away to a completely foreign place Burkina Faso There she meets Ismael, a 27 year old former street kid with a history of abuse, and they begin a relationship despite or perhaps because of their differences As Ana and Ismael take turns telling us, the readers, about their complex and pain filled lives, we wander with the...

  6. says:

    Sedela je, na modrem fotelju, pod veliko svetilko Njeni lasje iz ope nate prsti, ki dela rno celino, so obsipavali mle ni obraz polne lune Why Africa je vpra al nekdo It s not a coincidence, je rekla In jaz sem mislila Because it makes me shiver Or is it his touch somewhat still hanging over my white skin Literatura mora govoriti o neizgovorljivem vsakdanjem ivljenju, je razpletala dalje In jaz sem mislila, kako sem moiti folle gr ce lui In e naprej se mi je mravljin Sedela je, na modrem fotelju, pod veliko svetilko Njeni lasje iz ope nate prsti, ki dela rno celino, so obsipavali mle ni obraz polne lune Why Africa je vpra al nekdo It s not a coincidence, je rekla In jaz sem mislila Because it makes me shiver Or is it his touch somewhat still hanging over my white skin Literatura mora govoriti o neizgovorljivem vsakdanjem ivljenju, je razpletala dalje In jaz sem...

  7. says:

    I didn t like this to start with, but it grew on me As soon as I becameconfident that this wasn t a conventional tale, and that the narrator was self consciously unreliable, I could overcomeof the cliches and assertions of the European Woman in Africa narrative The sights and sounds of Burkina Faso came through, as did the challenge and difficulties and self obsession of life At an event I went to recently others loved this and commended it s complexity, subtlety and I think perha I...

  8. says:

    Challenging, original and rewarding This tale of a love affair between a 62 year old Slovenian woman and a 27 year old black man set in Burkina Faso blends metafiction and magical realism to weave a complex narrative that explores the deep secr...

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