The Bridge on the Drina by Ivo Andrić

"The Bridge on the Drina" is a historical novel that spans four centuries, highlighting the lives and experiences of the inhabitants of a small town in Bosnia. The narrative revolves around a stone bridge, which serves as a symbol of unity and continuity. The book explores the impact of the Ottoman Empire, the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and the onset of World War I on the multicultural community living in the town, capturing the changes, conflicts, and resilience of the people and their cultures.

The 905th greatest book of all time


Published
1945
Nationality
Bosnian
Type
Fiction
Pages
300-500
Words
83,000
Original Language
Serbo Croatian

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