The Hired Man
Publish date: March 28th 2013
Pages no: 294
Edition language: English
Abridged version of my review posted on Edith’s Miscellany on 06 September 2013 The scene of The Hired Man is the fictitious town of Gost, a quiet place on the outskirts of the town somewhere in the mountains of Croatia. It’s Summer 2007. When the first-person-narrator Duro Kolak returns from hunt...
Duro Kolak is 46-years old. He lives a quiet, solitary life in Gost, a beautiful, isolated town in Croatia. His two dogs, Kos and Zeka, accompany him on his rambles through the fields and woods, looking for game for his supper. He occasionally ventures into town to buy bread, or to have a drink at t...