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14 popular moldovan 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 Moldova. 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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All-Night Pharmacy : A Novel by Ruth Madievsky EN

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*A NATIONAL BESTSELLER* Rachel Kushner meets David Lynch in this fever dream of an LA novel about a young woman who commits a drunken act of violence just before her sister vanishes without a trace On the night of her high school graduation, a young woman follows her older sister Debbie to Salvation, a Los Angeles bar patronized by energy healers, aspiring actors, and all-around misfits. After the two share a bag of unidentified pills, the evening turns into a haze of sensual and risky interactions—nothing unusual for two sisters bound in an incredibly toxic relationship. Our unnamed narrator ... continue

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Der Garten aus Glas by Tatiana Țîbuleac DE

Rating: 4 (2 votes)
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Die junge Lastotschka ist hart im Nehmen. Voller Zielstrebigkeit und mit festem Willen hat sie sich hochgearbeitet, von der Flaschensammlerin zur Chefärztin. Doch ihre von Armut geprägte Kindheit im Moldawien der Achtziger- und Neunzigerjahre verfolgt sie immer noch. Warum musste sie so viele Jahre im Waisenhaus zubringen? Warum hat ihre ruppige Ziehmutter Tamara sie schließlich zu sich geholt und zum Flaschensammeln mitgenommen? Und was ist aus den Frauen in ihrer damaligen Nachbarschaft geworden, ohne die Lastotschka nicht die wäre, die sie heute ist? Gemeinsam mit der E... continue


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El Jardin de Vidrio by Tatiana Țîbuleac ES

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
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Reseña:Una novela iniciática sobre el trauma y la búsqueda de la identidad. Una lectura contundente, hechizante, cruel e inquietante que cuestiona la maternidad, el amor y los vínculos que nos unen con nuestro pasado.Moldavia en los años más grises del comunismo. La anciana Tamara Pavlovna rescata a la pequeña Lastotchka de un orfanato. Lo que en principio puede parecer un acto de piedad esconde una realidad terrorífica. Lastotchka ha sido comprada como esclava, para ser explotada durante casi una década recolectando botellas por la calle. Aprender. a sobrevivir robando y mendigando, rechazand... continue


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Kinderland by Liliana Corobca EN

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Kinderland unfolds through the letters of a young girl to her absent parents. Her dispatches go unanswered, but they relay to a reader lively tales of cruel pranks and jovial reconciliations, pain and tenderness, despair and hope as these young children grow up alone with sadness, and longing. With her parents gone in search of work, twelve-year-old Cristina must act as a mother to her two younger brothers. Through her eyes, we roam the streets of a contemporary Moldovan village populated almost entirely with children and old people. Just as most of the inhabitants left their countryside and h... continue

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La Ciudad Prometida by Valentina Scerbani ES

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
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Oscillating between disappointment and insecurity, between disenchantment and despair, Ileana struggles to hold on to the idea of seeing her seriously ill mother again, who has left her in the care of her aunts. But her fear grips her, her dreams return pieces of a lost past, and her reflection has disappeared from all the mirrors. Valentina Şcerbani's narrative mastery manages to establish an obsessive atmosphere, accentuated by the imposing presence of the landscape, by the unrepentant rain and by human relationships in a small community made up exclusively of women.



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Moldavian Autumn by Ion Drutse EN

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
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Ion Drutse was born in Moldavia, the son of a peasant. He graduated from a village school, worked on the staff of several Moldavian papers for some years, and then left for Moscow to continue his studies at the Higher Literary Courses. Ten years later, in 1967, Drutse was awarded the State Prize for Literature of the Moldavian SSR. Ion Drutze is the author of several collections of short stories, a novel, The Burden of Our Kindness, a play Casa Mare, and a short novel Georghe, the Widow?s Son. This edition of Drutse?s selected works is a cheerful book, though there is also an undertone of sadn... continue
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