By Rebecca West
“Rebecca West’s magnum opus . . . one of many nice books of our time.” –The New Yorker
Written on the point of global conflict II, Rebecca West’s vintage exam of the background, humans, and politics of Yugoslavia illuminates a sector that continues to be a spotlight of foreign drawback. a powerful mixture of trip magazine, cultural remark, and historic insight, Black Lamb and gray Falcon probes the bothered background of the Balkans and the uneasy relationships between its ethnic teams. The panorama and the folks of Yugoslavia are brilliantly saw as West untangles the tensions that rule the country’s historical past in addition to its day-by-day life.
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