Black Lamb and Grey Falcon: A Journey Through Yugoslavia Rebecca West

Black Lamb and Grey Falcon: A Journey Through Yugoslavia

Author: Rebecca West
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Book Title
Black Lamb and Grey Falcon: A Journey Through Yugoslavia
Author
Rebecca West
ISBN
9780143104902
"Rebecca West's magnum opus . . . one of the great books of our time." --The New Yorker Written on the brink of World War II, Rebecca West's classic examination of the history, people, and politics of Yugoslavia illuminates a region that is still a focus of international concern. A magnificent blend of travel journal, cultural commentary, and historical insight, Black Lamb and Grey Falcon probes the troubled history of the Balkans and the uneasy relationships among its ethnic groups. The landscape and the people of Yugoslavia are brilliantly observed as West untangles the tensions that rule the country's history as well as its daily life. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Rebecca WestPublisher: Penguin GroupPublished: 02/01/2007ISBN: 9780143104902Pages: 1181Weight: 2.22lbsSize: 8.44h x 5.50w x 2.26dReview Citations: New York Times 03/25/2007 pg. 24Reference and Research Bk News 05/01/2007 pg. 45
"Rebecca West's magnum opus . . . one of the great books of our time." --The New Yorker

Written on the brink of World War II, Rebecca West's classic examination of the history, people, and politics of Yugoslavia illuminates a region that is still a focus of international concern. A magnificent blend of travel journal, cultural commentary, and historical insight, Black Lamb and Grey Falcon probes the troubled history of the Balkans and the uneasy relationships among its ethnic groups. The landscape and the people of Yugoslavia are brilliantly observed as West untangles the tensions that rule the country's history as well as its daily life.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Rebecca West
Publisher: Penguin Group
Published: 02/01/2007
ISBN: 9780143104902
Pages: 1181
Weight: 2.22lbs
Size: 8.44h x 5.50w x 2.26d

Review Citations: New York Times 03/25/2007 pg. 24
Reference and Research Bk News 05/01/2007 pg. 45
"Rebecca West's magnum opus . . . one of the great books of our time." --The New Yorker

Written on the brink of World War II, Rebecca West's classic examination of the history, people, and politics of Yugoslavia illuminates a region that is still a focus of international concern. A magnificent blend of travel journal, cultural commentary, and historical insight, Black Lamb and Grey Falcon probes the troubled history of the Balkans and the uneasy relationships among its ethnic groups. The landscape and the people of Yugoslavia are brilliantly observed as West untangles the tensions that rule the country's history as well as its daily life.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Rebecca West
Publisher: Penguin Group
Published: 02/01/2007
ISBN: 9780143104902
Pages: 1181
Weight: 2.22lbs
Size: 8.44h x 5.50w x 2.26d

Review Citations: New York Times 03/25/2007 pg. 24
Reference and Research Bk News 05/01/2007 pg. 45