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4 popular macedonian 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 North Macedonia. 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.


A Spare Life by Lidija Dimkovska EN

Rating: 5     1 Vote
Zlata and Srebra are 12-year-old twins conjoined at the head. It is 1984 and they live in Skopje, which will one day be the capital of Macedonia but is currently a part of Yugoslavia.A Spare Life tells the story of their childhood, from their only friend Roze to their neighbor Bogdan, so poor that he one day must eat his pet rabbit. Treated as freaks and outcasts--even by their own family--the twins just want to be normal girls. But after an incident that almost destroys their bond as sisters, they fly to London, determined to be surgically separated. Will this be their liberation, or only mor... continue


El Tiempo de las Cabras by Luan Starova, Ramón Sánchez Lizarralde ES

Rating: 3     1 Vote
El narrador de la novela, hijo de exiliados albaneses y trasunto del autor, se dispone a catalogar la biblioteca de su padre y al descubrir en ella una colección de libros relacionados con las cabras evoca los acontecimientos que presenció durante su niñez, poco después de que su familia se instalara en Macedonia. En aquella época, justo al terminar la segunda guerra mundial el nuevo régimen trabajaba con ahínco en crear una gran clase proletaria en un país hasta entonces rural. Los pastores fueron obligados a instalarse en las ciudades y, así, un buen día éstas amanecieron blancas, invadidas ... continue


My Husband by Rumena Bužarovska EN

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Adulterers, cheats, hypocrites, bad seeds--in My Husband, Rumena Bužarovska turns her wry and razor-sharp gaze on men, and on the lives of the women who suffer them. In these eleven devastatingly precise and psychologically unsettling stories, we follow the female protagonists' thwarted attempts at intimacy, ranging from pretense, to denial, to violent and ultimately self-destructive acts. This smart, funny, provocative collection demonstrates the profound skills that have made Rumena Bužarovska one of the finest contemporary writers of short fiction in Macedonia.