The Siege of Sarajevo was the subject of the diary Exodus from a City , translated into ten languages, of the essay collection entitled The Book of Gardens and of his novels The Rink of Shahrijar and Sara and Serafina His works also include the novel The Nocturnal Council , Reports from a Dark World , a collection of stories, as well as The Shadows of Cities , a collection of essays. His work has been distinguished with numerous awards, including most recently the Goethe Prize Karahasan lives in Graz and Sarajevo. In Isfahan, capital of the Seljuq Empire, a highly respected man dies unexpectedly.
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Karahasan was awarded with Herder Prize and Goethe Medal for his writings. Karahasan was born in Duvno into a Bosniak family. He described his father as a "religious communist" and mother as a devoted Muslim. He himself often spent time with Franciscan friars in the local monastery. He studied literature and theatre at the university of Sarajevo. He received his Ph. In Karahasan fled the war in Sarajevo, a city that plays a central role in his work.
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Books by Dževad Karahasan