King of Tuzla - Arnold Jansen op de Haar Reviews
Description:ISBN 1907320067 / Genre: Fiction / Author: Arnold Jansen op de Haar / Paperback / 210 Pages / Book is published 2010-04-27 by Holland Park Press
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Arnold Jansen op de Haar's "The King of Tuzla" shows signs of great promise but poor editing and a shoddy translation do much to overshadow the Dutchman's debut novel. Fascinated by the events over the last few decades in Yugoslavia, I had expected to be enthralled by this novel; clearly based on the author's own experiences as a United Nations peacekeeper in Bosnia, "The King of Tuzla" is the story of Tijman, an officer who commands respect from his men and makes a success of his mission but, at the same time, struggles to make sense of a growing feeling that this is no longer what he wants to do. I loved the character of Tijman; hardly a ... Read the complete review
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