Under Pressure is a novel in fragments – brutal and heart-wrenching stories from the frontline by Bosnian writer Faruk Šehić. This book secured his reputation as one of the greatest writers to emerge from the region in the post-war period. A war veteran and a poet, Šehić combines beauty and horror to seduce and surprise the reader.
This collection of short stories Under Pressure (Pod pritiskom, 2004) was awarded the Zora Verlag Prize.Über die Autorin / über den Autor:
Faruk Šehić lives in Sarajevo and works as a columnist and journalist. His debut novel Quiet Flows the Una (Knjiga o Uni, 2011) received the Meša Selimović prize for the best novel published in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Croatia in 2011; and the EU Prize for Literature in 2013. His most recent book is a collection of poetry entitled My Rivers (Moje rijeke, Buybook, 2014)Preis: CHF 21.90