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The vizier"s elephant

Ivo Andrić

The vizier"s elephant

three novellas.

by Ivo Andrić

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Harcourt, Brace & World in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementTranslated from the Serbo-Croat by Drenka Willen.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.A5735 Vi
The Physical Object
Pagination247 p.
Number of Pages247
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5857500M
LC Control Number62019586
OCLC/WorldCa583422

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The vizier"s elephant by Ivo Andrić Download PDF Ebook

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Everyone is taught that there are two species of elephants — the African and the Asian — but new research is suggesting this isn't the whole truth.

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Some readers may find this book less compelling to read as a result, however the ordeals that the Owenses experience and work to overcome are no less real or challenging.

And while we humans readily show incredible compassion and determination to connect with individual animals -- like those we get to know at the circus, or our local zoo -- we are not very good at making the hard choices that help ensure the survival of faraway, unseen groups of creatures.

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The three stories in this book give added glimpses to life in the Balkans.

The Elephant Vanishes: Stories

The title story is about an unwanted governor (vizier) who brings with him his elephant/5.Jul 23, ebook When he died last month, the man who wrote those words in The Elephant's Journey, José Saramago, was an old man, 87 years old.

His preoccupations and politics and passions might seem to .