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'And all that is between St Yani, Karachan, Possestra, Modur and Svetilek, and
that cliff at our backs — that is the Valley of Petglassets. With its pastures, its
forests and its waters,' said Ismail Bey. Then I understood that the gleam I had
seen in ...
You condemn Karaibrahim because he wants to set the world to rights. Yet have
you not devoted your whole life to setting one valley to rights? Why do you not
leave the profligates to their debauchery, the robbers to their robbery and the
Down in the valley, Prossoina still smoked. And the smoke did not rise, but slowly
spread and enveloped the village. It seemed to have sunk in a dense fog; the
walls of the houses looked like flies emmeshed in cobwebs, long dead and
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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.