The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway

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What representations of war war are developed by the author

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There's pretty much only one representation of war, and that is devastation, meaningless loss of life, terror and heartbreak. That is the exact ambiance that Steven Galloway masterfully weaves into his tale.

From early on, when our cellist is watching from his window as the people below are queuing for bread when a mortar explodes among them, his actions are driven by a deep sadness.

The interaction between Dragan and Emina is another great...

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