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Ivo Andric

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Ivo Andric

Ivo Andrić (Serbian Cyrillic: Иво Андрић) (October 9, 1892 – March 13, 1975) was a Yugoslav novelist, short story writer, and the 1961 winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. His novels Bridge on the Drina, Chronicles of Travnik and The Days of the Consuls dealt with life in Bosnia under Ottoman Empire.

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  • "What does your sorrow do while you're sleeping? It is awaken and waiting. And, when it loses patience, it wakes me up."[1]    
Simple: What does sadness do while you're sleeping? It never sleeps and it waits for you to wake up. When it gets tired of waiting, it wakes you up.


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