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8 popular armenian books
Travel the world without leaving your chair. The target of the Read Around The World Challenge is to read at least one book written by an author from each and every country in the world. All books that are listed here as part of the "Read Around Asia Challenge" were written by authors from Armenia. Find a great book for the next part of your reading journey around the world from this book list. The following popular books have been recommended so far.

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Armerian Golgotha by Grigoris Balakian EN

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Country: Asia / Armenia flag Armenia
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On April 24, 1915, Grigoris Balakian was arrested along with some 250 other leaders of Constantinople’s Armenian community. It was the beginning of the Ottoman Empire’s systematic attempt to eliminate the Armenian people from Turkey—a campaign that continued through World War I and the fall of the empire. Over the next four years, Balakian would bear witness to a seemingly endless caravan of blood, surviving to recount his miraculous escape and expose the atrocities that led to over a million deaths. Armenian Golgotha is Balakian’s devastating eyewitness account—a haunting reminder of the firs... continue

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El alambre no se percibía entre la hierba by Levon Kechoyan, Hovhannes Yeranyan ES

Rating: 4     1 Vote
Country: Asia / Armenia flag Armenia
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La caída de la Unión Soviética provocó un nuevo trazado en las geometrías de los pueblos del Cáucaso sur. Tras la independencia de la Tercera República de Armenia en 1991, sucede la guerra de Nagorno Karabagh, enclave de población armenia en territorio de Azerbaiján. Conflicto entre dos pueblos que no termina con el cese del fuego del año 1994. Dos gestualidades que no han alcanzado la paz y aun conviven en el límite de las amenazas. Con una prosa poética potente y reveladora, Levón Khechoyan y Hovhann&... continue

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I del cel van caure tres pomes by Narine Abgarian CA

Rating: 3     1 Vote
Country: Asia / Armenia flag Armenia
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L'Anatòlia és una dona abonyegada per les desgràcies que es refugia a la biblioteca del poble (amagant els llibres del comte Tolstoi, per qui professa un odi rotund); en Hovhannés es fuma el tabac de la seva collita enrotllant-lo amb el paper de la «premsa babaua» i de llibres vells, perquè no n'hi ha cap altre. I només són dos dels personatges inoblidables d'aquesta novel·la. Maran és un món que sembla que té els dies comptats, però aviat ens adonarem que, en realitat, aquest poble perdut al cim de la humanitat, en un racó del Caucas, està empès per una energia immortal. Premi Iàsnaia Poliana... continue


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The Gray House by Mariam Petrosyan EN

Rating: 5     2 Votes
Country: Asia / Armenia flag Armenia
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"A tale of how what others understand as liabilities can be leveraged into strengths."--Provided by publisher.


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Three Apples Fell from the Sky by Narine Abgaryan EN

Rating: 5     5 Votes
Country: Asia / Armenia flag Armenia
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An multi award-winning story of friendship and feuds in a remote Armenian mountain village The Russian bestseller about love and second chances, brimming with warmth and humour In the tiny village of Maran nestled high in the Armenian mountains, a place where dreams, curses and miracles are taken very seriously, a close-knit community bickers, gossips and laughs, untouched by the passage of time. A lifelong resident, Anatolia is happily set in her ways. Until, that is, she wakes up one day utterly convinced that she is dying. She lies down on her bed and prepares to meet her maker, but just wh... continue

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Y del cielo cayeron tres manzanas by Narine Abgaryan ES

Rating: 4     1 Vote
Country: Asia / Armenia flag Armenia
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En la pequeña aldea de Maran, enclavada en lo alto de las montañas en un rincón olvidado del Cáucaso, un lugar donde los sueños, las maldiciones y los milagros se toman muy en serio, una comunidad unida discute, cotillea y ríe sin que el paso del tiempo la afecte. En su vida cotidiana cosechando, haciendo baklava, limpiando las casas, los aldeanos se apoyan unos a otros en los buenos y en los malos momentos. Sin embargo, a veces basta una chispa de romance para que la vida dé un vuelco, y un complot para unir a dos de los habitantes más o... continue


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