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I was alive. I was the captive Abdullah, and the captive Abdullah was alive. It
seemed strange and impossible to me that I had once been a French nobleman
with a pompous title. It seemed strange to me that now, somewhere over there to
I was alive, but everything around me was alive, too. The house was alive. Its
walls, its roof, its door, its windows, and its floors were all alive. Something
creaked, cracked and rustled with invisible steps, and settled itself for sleep. Not
only what ...
One of them I shall have impaled, the second I shall have cut up in pieces, each
piece so small that an ant can carry it, the third I will bury alive in an ant-hill, the
fourth I shall crucify on the ground, so that the flies will eat him, the fifth I shall
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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.