Two brothers have left their native Serbia to escape the domination of the Ottoman Turks. Cold-shouldered in the Austrian dominions of Empress Maria Teresa, their goal is to settle among the Slav peoples of Russia. This book won the French Best Foreign Book Award.
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Book Description The Harvill Press, London, 1994. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. New paperback copy, clean and bright internally, book has little to no shelf wear, His tale is laid in the eighteenth century, but it shows a pattern repeated right to the present day as the Serbs and their neighbours are condemned to fight for their own space in the face of encroachments from all sides. Published in 1994. Bookseller Inventory # 2008994