ADULTERERS

792,00 RSD

Autor: Vida Ognjenović
Translated from the Serbian by Jelena Banković and Nicholas Moravcevich
Godina izdanja: 2009
Format (cm): 20 cm
Broj Strana: 183
Povez: Meki

ISBN: 978-86-7666-205-0

O knjizi "ADULTERERS"

In gripping true-confession style, the narrator speaks of love, of family history, of the fragile little things that make us what we are. A woman in the prime of her life, her world coming apart at the seams… Think you already know this story? Think again. It’s a brand-new tale in the skilful hands of Vida Ognjenović, whose well-known talents for the theatre are on full display in this award-winning venture into fiction. Join her leading lady, Amalija, on a soul-searching quest for true identity. If there really is such a thing…

„With its eye-catching and ambiguous title, this book shows us that adultery is in fact the perfect metaphor for identity. When you come to think of it, identity is always a metaphor, never a fact. Identity is a construction imbued with our convictions and judgements…

The reader is drawn into a relationship with the narrator not unlike an adulterous affair, in which the truth is revealed bit by bit, layer after deceptive layer. We are promised a story about adultery, and what we get is a story about identity; there is no other way because the controversy of adultery is first and foremost the controversy of identity itself.“

Sreten Ugričić