The Cellist of Sarajevo

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Product Details
Price
$18.00  $16.74
Publisher
Riverhead Books
Publish Date
Pages
256
Dimensions
5.1 X 7.1 X 0.6 inches | 0.52 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781594483653

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About the Author
Steven Galloway lives in British Columbia and teaches creative writing at the University of British Coumbia.
Reviews
aI cannot imagine a lovelier, more beautifully wrought book about the depravity of war as "The Cellist of Sarajevo," Each chapter is a brief glimpse at yet another aspect of the mind, the heart, the soulaaltogether Galloway gives us fine, deep notes of human music which will remain long after the final page.a
-ZZ Packer, author of "Drinking Coffee Elsewhere"
aA grand and powerful novel about how people retain or reclaim their humanity when they are under extreme duress.a
-Yann Martel, author of "Life of Pi"
aSteven Gallowayas "The Cellist of Sarajevo" is a wonderful story, a tribute to the human spirit in the face of insanity.a
-Kevin Baker, author of "Dreamland" and "Paradise Alley"
aA gripping story of Sarajevo under siege.a
-J. M. Coetzee, author of "Disgrace" and "Diary of a Bad Year"
aThis gripping novel transcends time and place...a universal story.a
aKhaled Hosseini, author of "The Kite Runner"
aAn exquisite novel of war and loss...The book feels vividly created...an elegant and ever fragile work of art.a
a"O, The Oprah Magazine"
aGrand and powerful.a
aYann Martel, author of "Life of Pi"
aA gripping story.a
aJ.M. Coetzee, Nobel prize-winning author of "Disgrace"
aCompelling.a
a"Entertainment Weekly"
aElegant.a
a"Los Angeles Times"
aIndelible imagery and heartbreaking characters.a
a"Kirkus Reviews" (starred review)
aTense and haunting.a
a"Publishers Weekly"
?This gripping novel transcends time and place...a universal story.?
?Khaled Hosseini, author of "The Kite Runner"

?An exquisite novel of war and loss...The book feels vividly created...an elegant and ever fragile work of art.?
?"O, The Oprah Magazine"

?Grand and powerful.?
?Yann Martel, author of "Life of Pi"

?A gripping story.?
?J.M. Coetzee, Nobel prize-winning author of "Disgrace"

?Compelling.?
?"Entertainment Weekly"

?Elegant.?
?"Los Angeles Times"

?Indelible imagery and heartbreaking characters.?
?"Kirkus Reviews" (starred review)

?Tense and haunting.?
?"Publishers Weekly"
"An exquisite novel of war and loss...The book feels vividly created...an elegant and ever fragile work of art."
--"O, The Oprah Magazine"

"Compelling."
--"Entertainment Weekly"

"Elegant."
--"Los Angeles Times"

"Indelible imagery and heartbreaking characters."
--"Kirkus Reviews" (starred review)

"Tense and haunting."
--"Publishers Weekly"

"Though the setting is the siege of Sarajevo in the 1990s, this gripping novel transcends time and place. It is a universal story, and a testimony to the struggle to find meaning, grace, and humanity, even amid the most unimaginable horrors." --Khaled Hosseini, author of "The Kite Runner "and "A Thousand Splendid Suns"



"I cannot imagine a lovelier, more beautifully wrought book about the depravity of war as "The Cellist of Sarajevo". Each chapter is a brief glimpse at yet another aspect of the mind, the heart, the soul--altogether Galloway gives us fine, deep notes of human music which will remain long after the final page." --ZZ Packer, author of "Drinking Coffee Elsewhere"



"A grand and powerful novel about how people retain or reclaim their humanity when they are under extreme duress." --Yann Martel, author of Life of Pi



"A gripping story of Sarajevo under siege." --J. M. Coetzee, author of "Disgrace " and "Diary of a Bad Year"



"Steven Galloway's "The Cellist of Sarajevo " is a wonderful story, a tribute to the human spirit in the face of insanity." --Kevin Baker, author of "Dreamland " and "Paradise Alley"