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The Question of Bruno

Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
Categories: Fiction, Literary
4 out of 5 stars (8 ratings)

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In this stylistically adventurous, brilliantly funny tour de force - the most highly acclaimed debut since Nathan Englander's - Aleksander Hemon writes of love and war, Sarajevo and America, with a skill and imagination that are breathtaking.

A love affair is experienced in the blink of an eye as the Archduke Ferdinand watches his wife succumb to an assassin's bullet. An exiled writer, working in a sandwich shop in Chicago, adjusts to the absurdities of his life. Love letters from war-torn Sarajevo navigate the art of getting from point A to point B without being shot. With a sure-footed sense of detail and life-saving humor, Aleksandar Hemon examines the overwhelming events of history and the effect they have on individual lives. These heartrending stories bear the unmistakable mark of an important international writer.

©2002 Aleksandar Hemon (P)2014 Blackstone Audio

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I felt like I got dropped off a cliff at the end....????

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Interesting. Change of focus, times, tenses, etc. Was hard to follow and I had to start a couple times to get the hang of listening to it with its multiple changes.