The Cellist of Sarajevo

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Atlantic Books, 2008 - Cellists - 278 pages
Tense and heartbreaking to its last page, 'The Cellist of Sarajevo' shows how life under seige creates impossible moral choices. When the everyday act of crossing the street can risk lives, the human spirit is revealed in all its fortitude - and frailty.

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A different view of war, taken from the streets of Sarajevo. It's a personal view showing how war affects it's ordinary civilians. Chapters rotate between three main characters and we see all three ... Read full review

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This is a slight book featuring only a few characters but it's stayed with me enough so that I almost picked it as my first suggestions for a monthly read. Based on real facts, a musician in a town ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Steven Galloway was born on July 13, 1975 in Vancouver, Canada. After completing his education, he became a professor at the University of British Columbia and worked his way up to being the acting chair of the Creative Writing Program. He is widely known for his international bestseller, The Cellist of Sarajevo, which made the iBooks bestseller list in 2017.

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