Little Deaths

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  • Original language: Croatian

  • Pages: 176

  • Date of Publication: May 2021.

  • ISBN: 978-953358376-1

  • Type of Binding: hardback

  • Format: 204 mm

  • Weight: 300 g

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Little Deaths is a novel about departures, about childhood, about the end of love and about the failed idea of an elusive better place. Every chapter is a long sentence jumping from the past to the present, from the shoes of a frightened boy to the suit of a grown-up man, from one side of Europe to the other, following the fate of the protagonist who took a train to Berlin from a small Adriatic coastal town, to start afresh, perhaps too late. But before he disembarks at the last station, he needs to face his past and his role of a stranger. With the novel Little Deaths, Ivana Sajko carefully, painstakingly and succinctly paints a portrait of a time and an intellectual at the crossroads. A man who is, travelling to the imaginary, better West, aware that over there everything is exactly the same as the place where he embarked from, because the time we live in must rebuild its foundations – moral, ideological, human…

Ivana Sajko is an awarded writer, theatre director and performer, working in the overlapping fields of literature, performance art and music, living in Berlin. She is a four-time winner of the national playwriting award Marin Držić, decorated also with the Chevalier de l'ordre des Arts et Lettres by the French Ministry of Culture. She won the prestigious award Haus der Kulturen der Welt with the translator Alida Bremer for the German edition of the book Ljubavni roman, titled Liebesroman. Ivana Sajko’s works have been translated into numerous languages and performed internationally. Her books include a collection of plays Executed Faces (Smaknuta lica, 2001), trilogy of monologues Woman-bomb (Žena bomba, 2004), novels Rio bar (2005) and History of my family from 1941 till 1991, and beyond (Povijest moje obitelji od 1941 do 1991, i nakon, 2009), collection of plays Trilogy on Disobedience (Trilogija o neposluhu, 2012), Love Novel (Ljubavni roman, 2015). In 2004. she published CD Mass for election day silence together with American composers David Simons and Lisa Karer.

Rights sold to:
Voland&Quist, Germany
Založba Litera, Slovenia
option Forum Könyvkiadó Intézet, Serbia

Tribina U središtu interesa: Ivana Sajko, Male smrti
6. 7. 2021., Knjižara Fraktura, Zagreb