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Zajednički pepeo

Paković, Zlatko.

376 pakovic zajednicki posaoThe novel recounts the story of a family over four generations. A life journey that starts in Serbia, leads to emigration to Australia, and returns back to Belgrade, that has – like in a futuristic vision – transformed itself into a cosmopolitan world city during the protagonists' absence. The main characters of the novel are Igor, Ljudmila, and Aurora: The son, who over the course of the novel becomes a father and grandfather, the daughter who emigrates, and the grandchild, that is born to a Serbo-Australian couple. It is a novel about growing up and the relationship between parents and children. It is a novel about remembering – and forgetting.

Zajednički pepeo [Our Common Ashes] by Zlatko Paković has been translated into German (excerpt) by Mascha Dabić and published under the title Die gemeinsame Asche by Dittrich Verlag in Berlin.

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