By Aleksandar Tišma

The Use of guy starts with an unforeseen discovery. global struggle II is finishing. Sredoje Lazukić has been combating throughout it. Now, as one of the effective Partisans, he has come domestic to Novi unhappy. He visits the home he grew up in. Strangers nervously exhibit him round. He appears up the mum of Milinko, his ally. Milinko's female friend, Vera, used to be the daughter of a Jew, a bookish businessman. Her condo stands empty and open. Venturing in, Sredoje is shocked to discover the diary of the German teach that Milinko, Vera, and he all shared, Fräulein, who died at the working desk ahead of the battle. right here, even if, in an inexpensive pc in Vera's previous room, is a list of Fräulein's lonely days, with the sentimental caption Poésie. . . .

The diary survived. Sredoje survived. Vera and Milinko have survived too. yet what survives? many years again Sredoje, Vera, and Milinko have been youngsters, suffering to make experience of lifestyles. lifestyles, they now be aware of, may be extra sour than dying.

A paintings of stark poetry and illimitable disappointment, The Use of Man is among the nice books of the 20 th century.

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Lord bless the viscount. He really was a god. "Oh, bad luck, Harold," Nicola said with a kind smile. " An expression grew across the Milksop's ferretlike face that Nicola didn't recognize. That was because it was the first time she'd ever seen that particular emotion on her cousin's face. It turned out to be determination. She ought to have known what his next question would be, but still, when it actually came, she was surprised. " Harold asked in a deceptively light tone. She couldn't believe it.

Nicola wanted to know, as she reached for the bonnet her maid held. " "Perfectly rich people, you mean," Phillip said. " Lady Sheridan looked to be at the end of her patience with her children. "It is uncouth to comment upon the financial status of others. " "And really, Phil," Eleanor said scornfully. "The idea of Nicky choosing to stay with the Bartholomews over us simply because they happen to have more money than we do is positively ridiculous. How could you think something so wicked, and of our Nicky?

Lady Farelly, who had come along for the ride most reluctantly, as she disliked missing luncheon, and besides, had a dressmaker's appointment later in the day, looked about without enthusiasm. To her, London began and ended with Mayfair, and anything outside of it was simply tiresome. "I hope, Jarvis," she said to her husband, "that wherever we're going, there aren't going to be monkeys. " Lord Farelly laughed heartily, and assured his wife she had nothing to fear. And then the carriage pulled to a halt beside a large crowd all clustered around something in the square that Nicola couldn't see.

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