by award-winning Montenegrin novelist – Andrej Nikolaidis. ruminations on parenthood, father-son relationships, the City of Ulcinj, what is truth, what is sin?. Andrej Nikolaidis is a Bosnian novelist, columnist, and political adviser. His novel Sin (The Son) won the European Union Prize for Literature in FICTION. Andrej Nikolaidis. © ampimargini. Andrej Nikolaidis is a contemporary writer from one of Europe’s newest and smallest states: The Son (Sin, ).

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Return to Book Nikkolaidis. He takes the reader on excursions into history and recounts the life of Fra Dolcino, a medieval heretic who announced the return of the Messiah and also illuminates the life and work of Sabbatai Zevi, a Renaissance cabalist, who maintained that he himself was the Messiah.

The Coming by Andrej Nikolaidis

He detests everyone, every religion, every human attachment, every philosophy. Would the novel be morose yet shaped by grim humour? Views Read Edit View history. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Crazy though it may seem, it appears that the woman who gave birth to him was actually one of an elite band of trained killers employed by the Yugoslav Secret Services to liquidate political opponents abroad, and his entire childhood the carefully orchestrated plan of this same organisation.

The coming by Andrej Nikolaidis

What are we to do with this? Postage nikolaiids Europe only. It could be a story of heartbreak, a comedy, the philosophical reflections of a man who has lost too much too quickly.

Nikolaidis has published four novels in Montenegro and Croatia: To get away from the commotion he moves through the Montenegrin city of Ulcinj at night, where he meets all kinds of strange figures.

Instead I chose vulgar manifestations of evil. Engin Mert rated it it was amazing Nov 01, The unsolved mysteries of both past and present, as well as environmental anomalies, serve to create the sense of an impending apocalypse, giving way in the final chapter to a post-apocalyptic reality. Rainbow rated it it was amazing Jun 06, Forse non era il momento giusto, il suo momento. The Coming – Nikolaidis Category: Per finire vi voglio lasciare il link a due recensioni che mi sono piaciute molto: Tony Messenger Messenger’s Booker.


The Poetics of Andrrej. On his journey into the night, the writer meets an assortment of characters: Email required Address never made public.

In late November the primary court Osnovni sud confirmed the previous verdict following a re-trial. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Domina Vusio rated it liked it Feb 02, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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Synopsis In a small town on the Adriatic coast, a local detective is content to sacrifice truth for the sake of telling his clients the stories they want to hear. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

A cynical local reporter must tackle his most important story: And there was plenty of adultery too it seems to be close to a dozen marriages torn apart. He has written three novels and was awarded the European Prize for Literature I must admit Will Firth – looking for a new voice from this region and the new country of Montenegro – has turned up a real gem and a strong new voice.

Through his own unique and now recognizable style mixing humor, a detective plot, apocalyptic weather, Christian mystics, family abandonments and mittel-european references, Nikolaidis takes us into a world of criminal intrigue and existential dilemmas.

Extra house points must be awarded to Andrej Nikolaidis for having the wit, intelligence and balls to take a literary baseball bat to the knees of one of the most over quoted sentences from the giant of Russian literature: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Anbolyn Potter anbolynp Apr 27, The unsolved mysteries of both past and present, as well as environmental anomalies, serve to create the sense of an impending apocalypse, giving way in the final chapter to a post-apocalyptic reality. Iva Pura rated it liked it Dec 12, Perhaps this paradox can be explained by the contrast between our self-focused narrator and those he encounters—people who genuinely lead miserable lives and yet find some sort of philosophy to transcend tragedy and cope with life.

Home About Us Authors. He lives in the Mediterranean town of Ulcinj.

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Anche questo ragazzo non sopportava il peso del perdono, e per questo ha ucciso. For example, the stranger who randomly knows everything about his life and holds a longs monologue is a puzzling presence in the book he didn’t add much for me. Oppure, sempre concentrandosi sullo schifo, il protagonista si interessa alle storie di serial killer, e ci racconta di alcuni cannibali di cui ha letto.

While it took me longer than usual to finish, this was not because the story was dull or tedious, but because I savoured each page and did not want this thought-provoking book to end. European Union Prize for Literature for Montenegro Incapable of finding inner calm he steps into the warm Mediterranean night that has fallen in the city of Ulcinj, itself a multilayered mixture of European dimensions, African influences and the communist past.

So starts the most important investigation the reporter has ever undertaken, one in which the main suspect is the mother he never knew.