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In the morning I saw Granny Srebra and Old Galoushko. I had gone out, and, as
there was no one, I lay down in the clover in the sunshine. The bees were
humming around me, it was warm and there was a smell of hay. I dozed off. The
Granny Srebra kept her herbs hanging in bunches from the rafters, or in the
painted chest beside her pallet. Whenever she lifted its lids, strange fragrances
would be wafted from it. She used to put herbs and fruits among the garments,
Granny Srebra said : 'Speak, Sevda, whose is the child, Goran's or Karaibrahim's
?' Sevda said in a dull voice : 'I do not know.' And she bent her lovely head over
the child's little head. Granny Srebra said : 'If that child is Goran's, we must look ...
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Earth and Sky shattering book !!!! I read it in Bulgarian my mother's tongue.... I had no idea Bulgaria had a living Literary Giant of the caliber of Kazantzakis... Makes one think if Bulgaria has given birth to men of the caliber of Manol, the main protagonist of the book and movie, then this nation will rise.... I have been fishing in the Rhodope mountain lakes as a kid and they are truly magical... but after I read this book, I started to look at that region of the world with an entirely different outlook... I plan to visit villages in that region and meet people and take photos....
Rami E. Kremesti M.Sc.
One of the best books I have read. It should be historical, but I think is about a values of life and faith. Three brothers one converted in Islam, the other two are still Christians - ready to lose them life, but sticking in its predecessors' religion. They received more support from them Islamic neighbors then coming up rapists. The destiny is curving in different aspects, but the end is loaded with a lot of hope.
It is worth reading this book.