- Category : Writers-Fiction
- Type : GE
- Profile : 1/3 - Investigating / Martyr
- Definition : Split - Small (36)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Maya 3
Serbian novelist, poet and translator.
He is author of "Dictionary of the Khazars" (first novel, 1984), "Landscape with Tea" (1988), "Last Love in Constantinople" (1994).
Pavic was born into a family of writers. He did his undergraduate work at University of Belgrade and received his Ph.D. in literary history at the University of Zagreb. Initially he taught literature at the Sorbonne in Paris as well as universities in Vienna and Belgrade, but decided to devote his life to his writing. In 1967, he made his début as a poet. His first book of short stories was published in 1973.
In between writing poetry and short stories, he turned out literary history and revived older Serbian writers.
He has been praised for the depth and variety of his work, his exquisite use of language, his innovative imagery, and his ability to weave philosophical questions into his writing.
Complications from a heart attack took his life on November 30, 2009 in Belgrade.