NA RUBU PAMETI [MIROSLAV KRLEZA] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Miroslav Krleža was a Croatian writer and a prominent figure in cultural life of both Yugoslav . On the Edge of Reason (Na rubu pameti, ). Translated by . Buy Na rubu pameti by Miroslav Krleza (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

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Easy read, nice pictures, delicious insults, interesting views on society and life means if you get your hands on it, I recommend to read, but hardly can tell that it is one of do-not-miss books. It would be easier to just say, yup that is the way it should be done it doesn’t make any sense to krlea but in the hierarchical structure of the company those above me must know what is best and if they say to do something I shouldn’t even think about it but just do it.

So again, it works as a better satire and better social commentary than others I’ve seen. Naa book is not yet featured on Listopia. The narrator and main character faces the hostility of a whole hypocrite society after denouncing the murderous personality of the rich entrepreneur Domacinski. The town turns on him, he is sued for slander, and everything goes downhill. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Dan Edwards rated it liked it Apr 03, Be the first to ask a question about On the Edge of Reason. The best known is Gospoda Glembajevi The Glembaysa cycle dealing with the decay of a bourgeois family. No trivia or quizzes yet. We only get the stars because I’m under the impression that the translation is less than complete. Although, at tim “On the edge of reason” A great study of the, so called, advanced or elite society. Not that this book has anything to do with bookselling or corporate retail or anything like that.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please ktleza up. He has often been proclaimed as the greatest Croatian writer of the 20th century. I want to find more books by this scathing Croatian author!

On the Edge of Reason by Miroslav Krleža

Want to Read Currently Reading Kfleza. During his long and distinguished career, the Croatian writer Miroslav Krleza battled against many forms of tyranny. A heroic blend of humour, philosophy, social criticism, despair and hope. This also works as part of the satire — think of how many violent acts we would commit if we slapped all those saying something stupid and indefensible!

On the Edge of Reason

Ho-hum, you think, can anyone be this self-complacent? The first one is a novel about an artist, a novel written before Sartre’s Nausea.

Croatian Wikisource has original text related to this article: The blend of directness and a sort of rude eloquence seems A heroic blend of humour, philosophy, social criticism, despair and hope. Who knows, it could be you. This page was last edited on 30 Octoberat There’s no earthly reason or excuse for not reading this.

Still, this book is relevant, and I really recommend him. Dragan rated it liked it Jul 25, Novelistplaywrightpoetphilosopheressayistcultural critic.

This would be my own war strategy. Luci rated it liked it Oct 05, Aug 17, Jonathan rated it really liked it Shelves: Thanks for telling us about the problem.


Most people when they hear that beep they write up a little slip with the return vendors name ASAP and get that book onto a cart to be shipped back. This is basically the plot, but what attracts the attention of the reader the most is a brisk critique of human stupidity, which is unlimited. The incident happened thirty years before, but the businessman relishes the telling of his killing the four “mad d Our first-person protagonist is unnamed.

All were shot in the back. This rkbu has multiple issues. Published by New Directions first published Mar 29, Tara rated it really liked it. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The protagonist’s cynicism is beyond the pale. But it happened so much that the man became a charicature of himself, no less ridiculous than those around him.

And everything that happens to him after that is surreal but somewhat plausible, as social commentary. Because I dared to opposed human folly. Monthly Review Press, This book made me think of other stupid things that go on with the eubu I work for but I’ll keep those things to myself for now.

Maybe one day i learn Croatian and read this as it was meant to be read. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. A quote I meant to include somewhere in the review: One evening, at a party attended by the local elite, he inadvertently blurts out an honest thought.