Georgian Literature Series
The Georgian Literature Series aims to bring to the English-speaking audience the best of contemporary Georgian fiction. Made possible thanks to the financial support of Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia, the Series will be available in December 2013 and officially published in January 2014. The Series presents four titles of Georgian literature and looks to the future in the hope of continuing to offer its readers the choice of Georgian literary works.
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Kvachi$17.95( pb )
“Kvachi is . . . an international con-man, through whose eyes we see Europe and Russia as nothing but a rogue’s hunting ground . . . The abrupt, sardonic prose brims over with inventiveness.”
— Donald Rayfield, The Literature of Georgia
Me, Margarita$15.95( pb )
“An unmatched achievement that simultaneously fascinates and alienates. What does cynicism taste like? And what color is disillusion? Me, Margarita is powder blue and tastes refreshingly bittersweet.”
—Emil Fadel, octopus-magazin
Vano and Niko$15.95( pb )
Erlom Akhvlediani’s Vano and Niko illustrates the human condition through the prism of masculine companionship. Akhvlediani’s minimalist prose pieces are Kafkaesque parables presenting individual experience as a quest for the other.
The Brueghel Moon$14.95( pb )
“Among the post-Stalin writers who put Georgian literature on a contemporary footing, Tamaz Chiladze occupies a prominent place.” —World Literature Today
The Brueghel Moon is narrated by a successful psychologist whose wife, as the novel opens, is leaving him for a better life, which seems to be any kind of life that will be better away from him.
Dagny( Paperback )
A phantasmagorical mixture of religious mysticism and eroticism, bound up with the mythic origins of civilization, and taking in everything from shamanic art to Bach’s Art of the Fugue.
Journey to Karabakh( Paperback / softback )
A best-seller in Georgia and the basis of two feature films. A book about a drug-purchase gone wrong, and about feeling free within the depths of confinement.
The Literature Express( Paperback / softback )
A parable from Georgia involving a hundred writers, a train, and a month-long trip across Europe.
Adibas( Paperback / softback )
A “war novel” without battle scenes. A cynical journalist drifting through a war-torn Georgia, and a consumerist wasteland.