Mihailo Lalić

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Mihailo Lalić
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Native name
Михаило Лалић
Born(1914-10-07)October 7, 1914
Trepča, Andrijevica, Kingdom of Montenegro
DiedDecember 30, 1992(1992-12-30) (aged 78)
Belgrade, FR Yugoslavia
Genre Realism, social realism
Notable worksLelejska gora, Svadba, Zlo proljeće
Notable awards NIN Award, Njegoš Award

Mihailo Lalić (pronounced  [mixǎilɔ lâlit͡ɕ] ; 7 October 1914, in Trepča, Andrijevica, Kingdom of Montenegro – 30 December 1992, in Belgrade, FRY) was a Montenegrin and Serbian [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] writer.

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Biography

He was born in Trepča (Andrijevica municipality) village in north-eastern Montenegro in 1914. His most important novels are "Svadba", "Zlo proljeće", "Raskid", "Hajka", "Ratna sreća", and his masterpiece, "Lelejska gora".

He won the NIN Award ( NIN magazine's prize for the novel of the year) for "Ratna sreća" in 1973, and was the first recipient of "Njegoš Award" for "Lelejska gora". In his novels he depicted major events in modern history of Montenegro, World Wars in particular, and battling between communist Partisans and collaborationist Chetniks.

He lived in Herceg-Novi and Belgrade, and was a member of both the Montenegrin and Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, whose vice-president he was. He was also a member of SKOJ and Communist Party. He died in Belgrade in 1992.

Bibliography

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Lalić on a Yugoslavian stamp from 1999

Short Stories

Novels

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