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Serhiy Zhadan. Khlibne peremyrja. (Bread Ceasefire)
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Oksana Lutsyshyna. Liubovne zhyttia. (Love Life)

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Oksana Lutsyshyna. Liubovne zhyttia. (Love Life)
"Oksana Lutsyshyna, researcher of woks by Bruno Schulz and Walter Benjamin, the author of several books, in her second novel narrates a piercing story of love and exile. Jora meets Sebastian and it is with this meeting that her other, true life starts. The key to the novel, in particular, is a deck of Tarot cards, but also it is realistic, plot-based "emigrant" prose with clearly presented social issues. This ironic and tender, intelligent and romantic, almost nonfictional and absolutely fantastic story with the tint of soft humor and merciless sarcasm will definitely give you joy, pleasure of reading, and even a bit of catharsis."

In Ukrainian.
Type of the edition: hard cover
Format: 130x200 mm
Number of pages: 240
Publisher: Vydavnytstvo Staroho Leva, Lviv
Contents
:

- Ljubovne zhyttja (roman)

- "Ljubovne zhyttja": kljuch dlja profesiynykh hravtsiv u biser:

1. Starshi Arkany

2. Molodshi Arkany

Publisher: Staryi Lev
Catalogue number: ISBN 9786176792048
Year: 2015

Domestic price: 97.90UAH
International price: $8.90USD
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Halyna Pahutyak. Putivnyk rozgublenykh. (The Guidebook for the Confused)


..And in her new mystery novel Halyna Pahutyak nicely surprises one with richness of language and symbolism of images, mysticism and tragedy of human destinies a Ukrainian, Maria, and a Jew, Jonah, possessed by the golden city of Jerusalem, the heavenly and earthly one..
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Sofia Andrukhovych. Amadoka.


..How do entire worlds, whole cultures disappear without a trace and what is left behind instead? Could there be a link between the Jewish Catastrophe and elimination of the Ukrainian intelligentsia during the period of Stalin's repressions? Can oblivion of one individual reach several generations underground? Are we bound by the signs and scars of the mutilated memory?
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Halyna Pahutyak. Khronika znykloho mista. Besidy z Pereviznykom. A quest book. (The Chronicle of the City that Disappeared. Conversations with the Carrier)


In her new long story, Halyna Pahutyak tries to show that in the town of Sokoliv that disappeared other nations but for Ukrainians lived, and their cultures influenced each other, and that the modern view of inter-ethnic relations should be balanced. The quest for the disappeared Sokoliv smoothly transforms into a quest for the Kenigsberg that disappeared..
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Arundhati Roy. Ministerstvo hranychnoho schastya. (The Ministry of Upmost Happiness)


A second novel by the Indian writer published 20 years after The God of Small Things. It is completely different in spirit, non-linear, and contradictory. Because this time the author casts her characters into the maelstrom of India's recent history, in particular into the beautiful forests of Jammu and Kashmir..
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Arundhati Roy. Boh Dribnyts. (The God of Small Things)


The events unfold in the world of a small town. In the world of castes, traditions, a communist movement, neglected beauty, and mutilated human destinies.Ammu a divorced young mother of twins returns to her father's house and once at night makes love with a man who her children loved in the daytime. And she was punished, together with her children..
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Margaret Atwood. Slipy ubyvtsya. (The Blind Asassin)


Laura has always been a freak, while Iris is restrained, unlike her sister. They had each other, despite the world around. And then the fatal thing came, which changed the sisters' life and resulted in Laura's disappearance. She left behind a scandalous and mysterious book, where a man told his lover fantastic stories about the world where blind assassins lived...
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Halyna Pahutyak. Nebesna kravchynya. /book of defenselessness/. (The Heavenly Seamstress)


"There are very few things in the world that cannot be avoided. For example, death or defenselessness. Death can be relieved with the hope for another life, defenselessness with the hope for protection. But in eternity we are defenseless and mortal." These words by Halyna Pahutyak could be the leitmotif of the entire book..
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Natalka Snyadanko. Okhayni propysy ertshertsoha Vilhelma. (Neat Orders by Archduke Wilhelm)


The core of the novel is the individual story of one of the most extravagant members of the Imperial Habsburg family, Wilhelm, better known in Ukraine by his battle pseudonym Vasyl Vyshyvany. In the novel, he does not die in the walls of Lukyanivska prison, as it actually happened, but finds himself in the soviet Lviv, gets married...
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Griselidis Real. Chorny tse kolir. (Black Is A Color)


..To earn for a piece of bread for her children, she eventually finds herself in an underground brothel. Her inclination to American black soldiers, among whom she discovers sincere friends, friendship with a gypsy family that miraculously survived death camps, and then assisting her fellow prostitutes and other disadvantaged people this is what helps to survive..
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Tracy Chevalier. Divchyna z perlovoyu serezhkoyu. (Girl with a Pearl Earring)


"Girl with a Pearl Earring", a brilliant piece by Dutch painter of genius in the 17th century, Jan Vermeer. This picture has something magnetic in it, it has been living its separate life for almost four centuries. Tracy Chevalier, modern US-British writer, picked up the girl from the famous portrait as the protagonist of her novel..
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Tanya Malyarchuk. Zabuttya. (Oblivion)


What is time if not a whale that swallows everything. How many lives of outstanding Ukrainian turned into that swallowed plankton. It is impossible to snatch them from the oblivion, unless someone living feels the urgent need to remember. In this novel, the renowned forgotten one is Vyacheslav Lypynsky, Ukrainian historian of Polish origin, philosopher and unlucky politician..
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Ayn Rend. Atlant rozpravyv plechi. P.1: Non-Contradiction. (Atlas Shrugged)


They have in their hands the most powerful corporations that the fate of the country depends on. They are modern Atlases. Their religion is economics, their responsibility the burden of the entire world. Once they dreamt of changing the life of the society, but now they have to hear that all their work only multiplies injustice..
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Nadiya Morykvas. Kornelia.


This is a work of the writer's deep penetration into the everyday life of Galicians in the 1930's-1950's. Among the participants of the novel's events, there are actual and fictional people who turned into the epoch's victims and heroes. The essay novel is a sort of a prophecy, a warning about the tragic realities of our time..
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Irena Douskova. Hordyi Budscho. (Proud Whatever)


Czechoslovakia, a provincial town, the 1970's. The age of the so-called "normalization", as the contemporary communist regime officially referred to the Soviet occupation of 1968-89. The narrator eight-year old Helenka, a lonely child with developed imagination is learning to survive in the cruel and brutal world around her without losing herself..
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Katerina Tuckova. Zhytkovski bohyni. (The Goddesses of Zitkova)


In the rocks of the White Carpathians, there have long lived women endowed with unique abilities. They could cure, advise in trouble, and they also say that they could predict the future. They were referred to as "goddesses". Dora Idesova is one of the last representatives of the clan of the goddesses of Zitkova...
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Sofia Andrukhovych. Felix Austria.


An ordinary spot on the border of the "happy Austria", where they live, suffer... And against the backdrop of the era that for next generations will increasingly get wrapped in myths of an idyllic life the lives of two women that got so closely intertwined, as if trunks of trees in an inseparable grasp that does not make it possible to live, or breathe, stay or leave.
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Larysa Denysenko. Vidlunnya: vid zahybloho dida do pomerloho. (Echoes: from the Perished Grandfather to the Deceased One)


"Echoe..." is a strange and fascinating story of a young German woman Martha who believed that her grandfather had died a heroic death back during the Second World War and had been buried somewhere near Zhytomyr. While it turns out that the old man actually lived out his age in a German asylum and he turned her life upside down...
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J.K.Rowling. Nespodivana vakansia. (The Casual Vacancy)


In Pagford, a local council member Barry Fairbrother aged forty-five dies suddenly. This event shocked local residents. It seemed that life was idyllic in the provincial English cozy town with a cobbled square and an ancient monastery, but in the heart of the town, behind this attractive facade, a real war was waged...
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Halyna Pahutyak. Urizh ta yoho duchy. (Urizh and Its Spirits)


"Urizh and Its Spirits" is a unique book in the Ukrainian literary discourse. It is a spiritual history in the mythological time of the actual village Urizh, where the original writer Halyna Pahutyak was born (a Shevchenko Prize winner), and she has portrayed it in her writing as a boundless universe...
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A place where one can find absolute protection, does it exist? The Scrivener of the Shelter Eastern Gate opens the door for anyone who needs it, the Scrivener of the Shelter Eastern Gate shuts the door behind everyone who discovered the power to once again return to the human world: Anton and Jakiv, as the first and the last letters of the Cyrillic alphabet...
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