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Black Lamb and Grey Falcon: A Journey Through Yugoslavia

Black Lamb and Grey Falcon: A Journey Through Yugoslavia

Author(s): Rebecca West

Location(s): Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia

Genre(s): Nonfiction

Era(s): Various

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First published in 1942, Rebecca West’s epic masterpiece is widely regarded as the most illuminating book to have been written on the former state of Yugoslavia. It is a work of enduring value that remains essential for anyone attempting to understand the enigmatic history of the Balkan states, and the continuing friction in this fractured area of Europe.

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A seminal tome if you want to understand the history and break up of Yugoslavia. Very readable and informative.

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