18.05.2020

New Book in DAISY Format “Vasa Rešpekt” Featured

Author: Jakov Ignjatović [YukkovIgnyatovich]

Book title: Vasa Rešpekt[VarsaReshpect]

Narrator: Nebojša Skenderi[NeboyshaSkenderi]

Duration: 6 hours and 39 minutes

No. of pages in black print: 223

Publisher: Vulkan izdavaštvo[Voolkahnisddavashtvo]

Place and year of publishing: Belgrade, 2019

About the book:

The novel on Vasa Rešpekt was first published in the Belgradenewspaper“Otadžbina”[ottajbina] (homeland) in 1875, and it was printed in the form of a book in 1913. With its genre, it belongs to the adventurous type of novel, with strongly emphasised elements of the social and picaresque novel.

The main character Vasa isa timid and capricious, yet noble man, whom everyone treats unjustly. After his going to the hussars, his father curses him by excluding him from the inheritance, and Rešpekt commits a series of reckless acts for which he suffers all his life. The novel also includes the descriptions of the revolutionary battles of 1848.

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