A Brief Excursion & Other Stories by Antun Soljan

A Brief Excursion & Other Stories

Antun Soljan

If the stories are read as allegories of Communism no wonder they were banned under Tito. If they represent the author's view of life generally they are still very powerful - but oh so gloomy...

Extract

'We have made it this far. There is nowhere further to go, as you can see. Now we are returning. And then back to square one. From the top. Everybody will want to go somewhere, again. Once again we'll take it as far as you can go. What else is there?'

Parallels
  • A Farewell to Prague by Desmond Hogan
  • Horse Latitudes by Jay Merrick