Category Archives: Georgian Literature

“The Literature Express” by Lasha Bugadze

I bought this novel because it was an English translation of a contemporary Georgian writer. The story is about a group of 100 writers from different European countries, who embark on a train journey across Europe fro Lisbon to Warsaw. … Continue reading

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“I See the Sun” by Nodar Dumbadze

“If you have never spent a night at Beglar’s Mill, chatting with him till dawn, discussing all the village news, if you have never tasted his undersalted bread and have not dozed off in the wee hours, tired from all … Continue reading

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“The Amorous Detective and other stories” by Jumber Khantadze

“Stories” is a little misleading these are more the memories of the author of Tbilisi and Georgia in the forties and fifties. A slim volume. just 68 pages, most of the memories cover only a few pages. There are memories … Continue reading

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“Granny, Iliko, Illarion and I” (მე, ბებია, ილიკო და ილარიონი) by Nodar Dumbadze (English Translation)

In Drybridge Market, I found a copy of “Granny, Iliko, Ilarion and I” (მე, ბებია, ილიკო და ილარიონი) by Nodar Dumbadze.  This is a tale by turns humorous and melancholic of a village boy Zuriko, a feckless student, whose best friends are … Continue reading

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