Synopses & Reviews
A novella and stories linked by characters, by locations, and by interwoven substories, "The Question of Bruno" is set in Chicago and Sarajevo and is a book about the trauma of war and how an exile makes a new life in a new land.
About the Author
Aleksandar Hemon was born in Sarajevo in 1964. He moved to Chicago in 1992 with only a basic command of English. He began writing in English in 1995. His fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, Granta, and Best American Short Stories 1999, among other publications, and will appear in the forthcoming Best American Short Stories 2000. He continues to live in Chicago with his wife, Lisa Stodder, a Chicago native.
Table of Contents
The life and work of Alphonse Kauders -- The Sorge spy ring -- The accordion -- Exchange of pleasant words -- A coin -- Blind Josef Pronek & dead souls -- Imitation of life.