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Circus Columbia
Circus Columbia

Author(s): Ivica Đikić
Subject(s): Literary Texts
Published by: Hrvatsko Društvo Pisaca

Summary/Abstract: It’s scorching this summer in this small town and people do nothing but talk about the heat, when the drought might end, and when the soil might get sprinkled by a little rainfall. A day goes by quickly with this gentle banter narrated in shady gardens, banter habitually accompanied by homemade brandy and strong coffee, a piece of cheese or a slice of watermelon. Then comes the evening, not meant for work, as it is, so people relocate from their gardens to taverns, or find a place on some wall along the main street to sit down and scrutinize people passing by. They inspect and examine and pass remarks, make hushed comments and gossip...

  • Issue Year: 2012
  • Issue No: 3-4
  • Page Range: 60-69
  • Page Count: 10
  • Language: English