Books set in Armenia (4)


I del cel van caure tres pomes by Narine Abgarian CA

Rating: 3     1 Vote
Country: Asia / Armenia flag Armenia
L'Anatòlia és una dona abonyegada per les desgràcies que es refugia a la biblioteca del poble (amagant els llibres del comte Tolstoi, per qui professa un odi rotund); en Hovhannés es fuma el tabac de la seva collita enrotllant-lo amb el paper de la «premsa babaua» i de llibres vells, perquè no n'hi ha cap altre. I només són dos dels personatges inoblidables d'aquesta novel·la. Maran és un món que sembla que té els dies comptats, però aviat ens adonarem que, en realitat, aquest poble perdut al cim de la humanitat, en un racó del Caucas, està empès per una energia immortal. Premi Iàsnaia Poliana... continue
Recommended: 07 Sep 2023


The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian EN

Rating: 4     1 Vote
NATIONAL BESTSELLER • From the bestselling author of The Flight Attendant, here is a sweeping historical love story that probes the depths of love, family, and secrets amid the Armenian Genocide during WWI. When Elizabeth Endicott arrives in Aleppo, Syria, she has a diploma from Mount Holyoke, a crash course in nursing, and only the most basic grasp of the Armenian language. It’s 1915, and Elizabeth has volunteered to help deliver food and medical aid to refugees of the Armenian Genocide during the First World War. There she meets Armen, a young Armenian engineer who has already lost his wife ... continue
Recommended: 02 Mar 2018

The Years Lived and not Lived

The Years Lived and not Lived by Vardges Petrosyan EN

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Country: Asia / Armenia flag Armenia
Recommended: 12 Aug 2023


Three Apples Fell from the Sky by Narine Abgaryan EN

Rating: 5     4 Votes
Country: Asia / Armenia flag Armenia
An unforgettable story of friendship and feuds in a remote Armenian mountain village In an isolated village high in the Armenian mountains, a close-knit community bickers, gossips and laughs. Their only connection to the outside world is an ancient telegraph wire and a perilous mountain road that even goats struggle to navigate. As they go about their daily lives – harvesting crops, making baklava, tidying houses – the villagers sustain one another through good times and bad. But sometimes all it takes is a spark of romance to turn life on its head, and a plot to bring two of Maran's most stub... continue

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