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Black Lamb and Grey Falcon; A Journey Through Yugoslavia by Rebecca West
Book DescriptionRebecca West s magnum opus . . . one of the great books of our time. "The New Yorker" "" Written on the brink of World War II, Rebecca West s classic examination of the history, people, and politics of Yugoslavia illuminates a region that is still a focus of international concern. A magnificent blend of travel journal, cultural commentary, and historical insight, "Black Lamb and Grey Falcon"probes the troubled history of the Balkans and the uneasy relationships among its ethnic groups. The landscape and the people of Yugoslavia are brilliantly observed as West untangles the tensions that rule the country s history as well as its daily life. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780143104902
(214mm x 140mm x 57mm)
Imprint: Penguin Books
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Rebecca West
Rebecca West (1892-1983) was a novelist, biographer, journalist, and critic. She published eight novels in addition to her masterpiece "Black Lamb and Grey Falcon," for which she made several trips to the Balkans. Following World War II, she also published two books on the relation of the individual to the state, called "The Meaning of Treason" and "A Train of Powder."Christopher Hitchens (introducer; 1949 2011) was the author of more than twenty books and pamphlets, including the #1 "New York Times "bestseller "God Is Not Great, "which was a finalist for the National Book Award; the bestselling memoir "Hitch-22, "which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award; and the essay collection "Arguably, "which was one of "The New York Times Book Review" s 10 Best Books of 2011."" He was named by "Foreign Policy "and Britain s" Prospect" one of the world s Top 100 Public Intellectuals. "
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