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War is a war. Everywhere is hard and bloody, but the Balkans in it bring their coloring and passion. Someone happened to be on the right side. But, madam, be without worry: it is not so far a day when both sides will become the same and when it will not be known which side of the story is right.

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Novel "A Man From Nowhere" 1986

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Zlatko Topcic

Zlatko Topčić (born 30 April 1955) is a famous multiple award-winning Bosnian writer and one of the greatest contemporary world writers, who is renowned for his dramas, novels and screenplays. He achieved world success with his box-office hits (earned over $210 million worldwide, making him one of the highest-grossing European screenwriters) and multiple award-winning films (Remake, The Abandoned, Miracle in Bosnia), theater plays (Time Out, I Don't Like Mondays, Refugees) and best-selling novels (The Final Word, Dagmar, Nightmare), sold in over ten million copies. His films are screened at over 200 international film festivals around the world including Cannes, Venice, Berlin, Rotterdam, Karlovy Vary, New York, Los Angeles, Hollywood and Amsterdam. He is one of the greatest Bosnian writers of all time, the most awarded ex-YU writer and one of the most awarded European writers. Topčić is regarded, by literary critics, to be one of the most significant phenomena in world literature at the beginning of the 1980s. His works have been translated into twelve world languages: English, German, French, Italian, Czech, Turkish, Polish, Swedish, Slovenian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Albanian, and have been included in several domestic and international anthologies. Topčić is a member of the Association of Writers of Bosnia and Herzegovina, PEN Center of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Association of Filmmakers in Bosnia and Herzegovina, International Screenwriters' Association, American Screenwriters Association, Concordia (New York) and the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House - London). In 2004, he was included on the annual Marquis Who's Who in the World list of the most influential people in the world.

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