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Gordana Kuić

Gordana Kuić
Born (1942-08-29) 29 August 1942 (age 71)
Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Occupation Novelist
Genres Contemporary
Notable work(s) The Scent of Rain in the Balkans

Gordana Kuić (Serbian Cyrillic: Гордана Куић; born 29 August 1942[1]) is a Serbian novelist. She is the winner of numerous literature awards in the countries former Yugoslavia.[2] Her work has been mainly inspired by her mother Blanki Levi and her aunts, who were descendants of Sephardi Jews in Balkans, and most of her novels are set in 1914–1944.[3] Kuić is probably the best known for her first novel The Scent of Rain in the Balkans, published in 1986, which was adapted in a play and television series.



  • The Scent of Rain in the Balkans (Miris kiše na Balkanu)
  • The Blossom of Linden in the Balkans (Cvat lipe na Balkanu)
  • Twilight in the Balkans (Smiraj dana na Balkanu)
  • Ghosts over the Balkans (Duhovi nad Balkanom)
  • The Legend of Luna Levi (Legenda o Luni Levi)
  • The Fairytale About Benjamin Baruh (Bajka o Benjaminu Baruhu)
  • The Ballad About Bohoreta (Balada o Bohoreti)

Other work

  • Remnants (Preostale priče) — the book of stories


External links

  • Official Website
  • Buy online

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