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16 popular belarusian 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 Europe Challenge" were written by authors from Belarus. 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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Alindarka’s Children by Alhierd Bacharevič EN

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Alicia and her brother Avi are interned in a camp where children are taught to forget their mother tongue and speak the language of the coloniser. They escape into the Belarusian forest to go on an adult Hansel and Gretel adventure.

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Cruces rojas by Sasha Filipenko ES

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Un joven llamado Alexander se muda a un apartamento en Minsk. Llega con una tragedia a sus espaldas y ninguna intención de hacer nuevos amigos. Pero Tatiana Alekséievna, su vecina nonagenaria, insistirá en compartir con él sus recuerdos antes de que el alzhéimer los borre por completo. Como mecanógrafa del ministerio del interior ruso durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial, Tatiana tuvo a su cargo la comunicación con Cruz Roja Internacional sobre de los soldados apresados por el bando enemigo; entre ellos, su marido. Después pasaría a&n... continue



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Down Among the Fishes by Natalka Babina EN

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A crime story with elements of magic realism, 'Down among fishes' revolves around the story of Alka, a woman whose unfulfilled desire to have a child turns her into an alcoholic and drug addict. In her search for the roots of a family tragedy, Alka stumbles on family records that set her off on a treasure hunt ...


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Memoirs of a Wartime Interpreter: From the Battle for Moscow to Hitler's Bunker by Elena Rzhevskaya EN

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"By the will of fate I came to play a part in not letting Hitler achieve his final goal of disappearing and turning into a myth I managed to prevent Stalins dark and murky ambition from taking root his desire to hide from the world that we had found Hitlers corpse" - Elena Rzhevskaya"A telling reminder of the jealousy and rivalries that split the Allies even in their hour of victory, and foreshadowed the Cold War"- Tom Parfitt, The GuardianOn May 2,1945, Red Army soldiers broke into Hitlers bunker. Rzhevskaya, a young military interpreter, was with them. Almost accidentally the Soviet military... continue

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Motherfield : Poems and Belarusian Protest Diary by Julia Cimafiejeva EN

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A poetry collection where personal is inevitably political and ecological, Motherfield is a poet's insistence on self-determination in authoritarian, patriarchal Belarus. Julia Cimafiejeva was born in an area of rural Belarus that became a Chernobyl zone when she was a child. The book opens with a poet's diary that records the course of violence unfolding in Belarus since the 2020 presidential election. It paints an intimate portrait of the poet's struggle with fear, despair, and guilt as she goes to protests, escapes police, longs for readership, learns about the detention of family and frien... continue


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Pack of Wolves

Pack of Wolves by Vasil Bykov EN

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