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Bosnia free pdf Fabiancic's adventure spans both place and history to uncover the fragments of the story of Gavrilo Princip - Archduke Ferdinand's assassin and The Great War's unlikely catalyst. The book brings together several elements: travelogue, dialogue and scene-setting, personal reflection, overview of historical events, and story-telling. The writing is excellent, interweaving research material and personal experience, using dialogue to create character, and creating vivid scenes full of sensory detail. The book includes lively material from the road trip, the moving pathos of the author's musings about the recent Balkan wars, and the graceful inclusion of historical flashbacks. The assassination of the arch-duke is one of the most famous events in the last 100 years, yet we rarely hear the name of the assassin or those of his co-conspirators, and know nothing of the idealism motivating the group. With the twenty-first century being defined by terrorist acts that generate wider wars, the subject is very relevant. For instance, some people compare Princip to Bin Laden, while others regard him as a hero. Because of his ethnicity, the author has a unique perspective on the events (involved as a Croat, distanced as a Canadian), and he provides original translations of some documents. The author weaves in his own travels as he follows those of the conspirators, following the itinerary of the revolutionary Gavrilo Princp as he makes his way to Sarajevo.

About Tony Fabijancic

Born in Edmonton, Alberta, Tony Fabijancic has a PhD in English from the University of New Brunswick and teaches at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College in Corner Brook, Newfoundland. He is the author of Croatia: Travels in Undiscovered Country.

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Author : Tony Fabijancic
Publisher : University of Alberta Press
Data Published : 28 April 2010
ISBN : 0888645198
EAN : 9780888645197
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 216 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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