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Sonya’s grandmother only knows how to cook chicken but in her old age, still she is able to make heads spin. and but what about Sonya? When will she learn how to kiss? A cute coming of age story that takes place in Soviet Russia.
‘Look at that skirt on her! Why haven’t you washed? Why haven’t you combed your hair? Where’s your bag? You have nothing, you don’t even have a bag! How will you study?’ Tera Fabiánová describes her first days in school as a Roma, and how she defeated the difficulties with the help of one brave teacher.
Since they invited their old friends for dinner, Ines has been obsessed with planning the perfect evening. Her husband, however, seems eager to avoid the whole thing. Characteristic to Margarita Leoz’s best stories, “An Enchanting Evening” consists of the most mysterious material of all: everyday life.
Lena, a considerably passive young woman, is moving through life when she meets Herman, a considerably passive young man such as herself. A piece of prose on society’s demands from the individual, by one of modernism’s prominent voices.
Yasha doesn’t feel well. He thinks his body is filling up with dry cotton somehow. Gradually, it turns out he doesn’t have any fatal illness, but nevertheless his condition is fatal indeed. A grotesque and amusing horror story by one of Russia’s most successful young writers today.
Things are not always what they seem. Who is Kunfoosa: a beetle? a little girl? or a terrible jinn? A playful and funny story, written after Arabic folktale.