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USA – Virginia Parobek (Lancaster, Ohio – photo) and World Literature Today: „The Book of Whispers”, a hypnotic voice

USA - Virginia Parobek (Lancaster, Ohio - photo) and World Literature Today: „The Book of Whispers”, a hypnotic voice Far too little is written about or by the Armenian peoples. Granted, the Republic of Armenia is a small country (population: 3 million), sitting adjacent to Turkey, whose Ottoman Empire started the infamous Armenian genocides in 1915. The genocide involved the Ottomans’ systematic extermination of 1.5 million Armenians between 1915 and 1919 (this history not yet a reconcil...

Italia – Giuditalegge.com e Nello Zaino di Antonello: El libro dei sussurri, uno dei capolavori della letteratura romena post-comunista

Italia - Giuditalegge.com e Nello Zaino di Antonello: El libro dei sussurri, uno dei capolavori della letteratura romena post-comunista A proposito di margini e confini, popoli erranti e sradicati bisogna tener presente un testo pubblicato dalla casa editrice Keller nella collana Passi e dal titolo “Il libro dei sussurri” di Varujan Vosganian. Pubblicato nel 2009, “Il libro dei sussurri” ha ottenuto sin da subito uno straordinario successo di critica, tanto da essere considerato il...

El libro de los susurros es citado en un comentario sobre el amor por los caballos

El libro de los susurros es citado en un comentario sobre el amor por los caballos „Cuando las guerras terminaban –cuenta Varujan Vosganian en El libro de los susurros– en el campo de batalla quedaban solamente los caballos muertos. Nadie los recogía pese a que la historia de los hombres es en gran medida la historia de los caballos.” AMOR POR LOS CABALLOS Rafael Baena Ciertas personas de cuatro patas Luna Libros 2014  El niño va montado sobre Panela, una vieja yegua mora...

London – Cristina Mureșan and Eurolitnetwork.com: Vosganian’s writing is visual and poetic, filled with metaphors and symbols

This is an unputdownable, haunting read that left me with the same shattering feeling I had after visiting Auschwitz or the former Romanian communist prison in Sighet. Originally published in Bucharest in 2009 by Polirom, the book has been translated into over twenty languages and it is a chronicle of the tragic destiny of Armenians, inspired by the stories of Varujan Vosganian’s grandparents, refugees who escaped the Armenian genocide to Romania. Dozens of stories of tradesmen, princes, sc...

The University of Innsbruck opened an article signed by Anna Maria Markowitz and Elisabeth Melkonyan (photo) with an excerpt from „Das Buch des Flusterns”

The University of Innsbruck opened an article signed by Anna Maria Markowitz and Elisabeth Melkonyan with an excerpt from „Das Buch des Flusterns” Die alten Armenier meiner Kindheit hatten dreierlei Ereignisse erlebt: Ereignisse, die sie mieden. Ereignisse, die sie erwartet hatten, und Ereignisse, die sie vollends unerwartet trafen. Sieht man sich die Sache genauer an, so können alle Umstände, die sie durchzustehen hatten, zur letzten Kategorie gezählt werden, denn die Ereignisse, die ...