I was sitting on a pile of plaster and rubble on a street corner in front of one of the few apartment blocks–this part of Vukovar consisted mostly of the lime-green houses the town was so fond of–listening to an old man telling me stories about the Second World War. The clouds had rolled over an…
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Translated by Julian Evans
Julian Evans is the author of Transit of Venus: Travels in the Pacific and a biography of Norman Lewis, Semi-Invisible Man. He also wrote and presented BBC Radio 3’s acclaimed series on the European novel, The Romantic Road. When he is not travelling, he lives in Bristol. www.julianevans.comMore about the translator →