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LADY ANA

LADY ANA, Zorica Kuburović
Price: 10.80 €
Pages: 688
Format: Paperback
Published: 3 editions; first published 2010.
Size: 13x20 cm
Language: Serbian
Anna, a young girl and relative to Stefan Nemanja, the Grand Prince of the medieval Serbia, loses her mother early in her childhood. She grows up in the region of Toplica, supervised by a knight Antinous and a monk and wound tender Jovan. A village is being built on the land she inherited from her family, as well as a mine on the mountain of Kopaonik. She is to be married to the powerful Venetian family Dandolo. However, she is in her village as the Crusaders go by, she witnesses a conflict between two sons of Stefan Nemanja, Vukan and Stefan, starvation and famine, and epidemic of plague... This novel traces a life of a woman in turbulent times, torn between two kingdoms, two brothers, love and suffering... Her life was determined by her loyalty and love for her children, her land and her ideals, so she inevitably had to perish...

In this historical novel, Zorica Kuburović creates a monumental heroine, unparalled in Serbian literature, in the process of Christian transformation. A female vision of history, rarely found in Serbian literature.

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