Near Fine with no dust jacket. 8673462967. Anti-theft foil label on rear paste-down, otherwise slight wear; noDJ. Crisp hardcover.; "This edition first published in Great Britain in 1992 by Forest Books and simultaneously in Belgrade by Dereta." "First English edition published in Yugoslavia in 2003 in hard cover." Edition of 500 copies. "Set mainly in his native Bosnia, the stories and novella collected here reflect Andric's overwhelming love of storytelling. Vivid, intensely suggestive and often disturbing, Andric's stories draw on legend, myth, archetype and symbol to reveal universal patterns of behaviour." Contents: The story of the vizier's elephant--The bridge on the Zepa--In the guest-house--Death in Sinan's tekke--The climbers--A letter from 1920--Introduction to: The house on its own--Alipasha--A story--The damned yard.; Biblioteka Savremeni Jugoslovenski Piisci na Engleskom Jeziku: Kolo 5: ; Vol. 1; (xi), , (3) pages.
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