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The others were old men, women and children. And when they built their village,
on what would they live in it? If they gathered everything they had brought, there
would still not be enough goods for one home. 'We shall live under one roof.
And he ordered them to bring a chair for the old woman, hand- fuls of raisins and
an orange for the child, and to give a stag's leg to Sharo, the dog, that he might
lose the habit of eating Turkish meat. And why did we go to the Yurouks to seek a
Peasant Costumes — There was a bewildering variety of peasant costumes in
the country, and one used to be able to tell where a man or woman came from by
their dress. The women's costumes generally consisted of a smock with ...
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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.