PONT DE CENDRA
A gripping novel about the power of love and the absurdity of war, based on the true story of the so-called “lovers of Sarajevo” and the experiences of the author, an exceptional witness to the cruelty the siege in recent years Bosnian war.
Dragana, a ten years old, lives in Bosnia in the war. Through her diary, we know the tragic story of her brother and his girlfriend, a couple who struggle against consequences of war and intolerance of religion to give life to his love. This story pierce time and space and will merge with an unusual way with Natza and his journey to the mythical volcano novel Journey to the Center of the Earth, by Jules Verne. The weight of the war episode, mourning the death of loved ones and identity conflict will link the lives of the protagonists, confronted with a startling and unknown reality .
“This is war. A permanent farewell. Sometimes when we are lucky goodbyes are face to face, and they allow a last kiss, a last blow to the shoulder, a hug to keep at least the aroma of proximity, contact. But sometimes there is no time for ceremonies, funerals, or farewells. “