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By Mesa Selimovic,Bogdan Rakic,Stephen M. Dickey

Death and the Dervish is an acclaimed novel by Bosnian author Mesa Selimovic. It recounts the tale of Sheikh Nuruddin, a dervish residing in an Islamic monastery in Sarajevo within the eighteenth century in the course of the Ottoman Turk hegemony over the Balkans. while his brother is arrested, he needs to descend into the Kafkaesque global of the Turkish specialists in his seek to find what occurred to him. He narrates his tale within the kind of an tricky suicide observe, frequently misquoting the Koran. In time, he starts off to query his kin with society as an entire and, finally, his existence offerings normally. highly profitable while released within the 1960s, Death and the Dervish is an enduring classic from twentieth-century Yugoslavia. 

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