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This matters to the story but I still found the tale tedious and overwrought. I liked the authors final chapter the best.

So many stories being told that it was difficult to tell what was real storyline. He wrote a lot about a German book called Homo Faber. Taj dokument odvodi Rihtera u Sarajevo u leto I thought the story was interesting. Richter makes that clear as he sits in Vienna writing down the events which recently transpired.

The haunting words stkks world of Sarajevo needed to be read and understood. A story of war and tangled relationship s that will stay with me.

Igor Stiks. Elijahova stolica.

Self absorption of main character makes for tiring reading After reading The Cellist of Sarajevo, this novel felt stiff and shallow. These references can at times be lengthy and used as explanation for what is happening in the sto,ica. I love this Amazon Prime benefit as it introduces ivor to many authors and selections of which I would otherwise be unaware. Its main virtue to me was its depiction of Sarajevo during the war. No trivia or quizzes yet.

I did not mind that the book was long and that there was not much in the way of plot. May 14, Hana Kazazovic rated it really liked it. It is beautiful writing but I thought he’d never get to the mystery of finding his father. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


The worst examples of this are when you are reading Richard’s thoughts, particularly in the beginning of the book. When he learns that his late father is not his biological father, he travels to war-torn Sarajevo to track down his real one.

Elijahova stolica by Igor Ć tiks (3 star ratings)

Richard Richter is trying to resolve complex personal issues in that began during the uncertain early days of war, are complicated by love, and play out in an Eastern European city under siege. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

It took place in Sarajevo and even though he wrote of the war going on there, I never got enough details about the war to understand it. A true story of man who was not told who his real father was and when he inadvertently discovered the information atiks to Sarajevo to find him.

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elijajova Early on in the manuscript he puts to words exactly what I was thinking of his cumbersome writing. That made for sort ugor a slog, and worst of all, it made it really obvious what the “big reveal” was going to be very early on.

But the descriptions of Sarajevo during the war were interesting. A successful 50 year old Austrian writer discovers a notebook hidden behind a bookcase in his aunt’s house. He appears to be sitting at a desk in a hotel writing about his life with a gun I found this book to be whiney and repetitive at first.


The allusions to a couple of Greek works were heavy-handed and stole any remaining chance of a surprise at the climax. Wendymurphy1 rated it it was ok Sep 26, He is the editor of anthologies of new Siks prose fiction and international short fiction in English.

The second book as well has been rewarded as the best Croatian book of and it has won the prestigious Ksaver Sandor Gjalski prize. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. To say this book is unusual is putting it mildly. Eliijahova has published two novels: All in all, it’s a decent read, especially if you have any knowledge or experience of the war in Bosnia.

But it might better have been a short story or novella. I’m a word geek, a metaphor lover, even when the plot plods. Literary allusions abound, although some parts tend toward the melodramatic. In response elihahova the news, he travels to Sarajevo, which is in the midst of its own war in More direct and to the point.

The author missed the opportunity to develop the background story. In the end I was glad I stuck with it.

Seemed to be going for a sense of foreboding, but went really over the top It’s what many of my friends would call a “Jackie book” because it moves a little slowly but not too much for me.