Sprinting from the Graveyard

Sprinting from the Graveyard

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The poems in this collection were written during the siege of Sarajevo. Goran Simi 'c, a Bosnian Serb, together with his Muslim wife and their two small children, lived in an apartment in the old quarter of the city and were trapped there throughout the three-year terror. The poems speak with an unique and terrible directness of the experience of war, and, in particular, of the besieging of a civilian population. This book is intended for poetry readers; those concerned with history and struggles of former Yugoslavia, and Sarajevo, during siege years.show more

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  • Paperback | 58 pages
  • 120 x 190 x 6.35mm | 78g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0192880233
  • 9780192880239

About Goran Simic

About the Author Goran Simi?, born in Bosnia in 1952, is a poet and essayist. About the Translator David Harsent is the author of five collections of poetry, including News from the Front and Mister Punch.show more

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