Three Short Stories by Kristina Sabaliauskait? She is the author of three run- away best-selling novels (Silva rerum, Silva rerum II, and Silva rerum III), covering. Art historian Kristina Sabaliauskaitė is currently the most widely read living Lithuanian fiction author. Her tetralogy of historical novels, Silva Rerum (–16 ). Occupation Novelist art historian. Genre Historical, Nationality Lithuanian Notable works Silva rerum. Kristina Sabaliauskaitė Kristina Sabaliauskait Vikipedija.

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The language of this book is extraordinary “. Full of aromas – a bouquet. We publish a Literature Newsletter when we have news and features on UK and sabaliauslait literature, plus opportunities for the industry to share. In it was officially listed among the 10 most memorable Lithuanian books of the past decade. A truly monumental text was born. I praise this historical novel for it performs a small miracle.

Retrieved from ” kristiha Nowadays a rare author uses such colourful, artistic and noble language’ [8]. It is now obvious that the author is one of the leaders, perhaps even one of the chief strategists of contemporary Lithuanian prose.

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Though some critics acuse her of flirting with the popular literature, the novel has caused a furor among the readers. If you have concerns about how we have used your personal information, you also have the right to complain to a privacy regulator. It became a bestseller of 19 editions and was pronounced ‘a literary event’ and ‘a cultural phenomenon’ in Lithuania, critically acclaimed and recognised by historians of culture, praised for the captivating, multilayered storytelling and the great attention to historical detail.

And not because of certain glamour, though you obviously disagree with its rules because they feed antifeminist culture zabaliauskait hurts self-respect of many women, including myself In she debuted with a historical novel Silva rerum published by Baltos lankos about the life of a noble family inthe period after The Deluge.

In Silva rerum IIthe sequel about the Great Plague of and the Great Northern War was published by Baltos lankos and became a 1 bestseller nationally with multiple editions. Outstandingly cinematographic, the novel begs for a big screen.


The book of the year – no, rather of the decade! Was this the plan of the Omnipotent Lord? One is left guessing whether these recognitions are true, and this is part of the game. If they only knew about this book, Dan Brown and John Irwing would be terribly jealous. Our poetryadvent pick for today promises spiritual fulfilment and will put you on the path to happiness.

In Silva rerum became Book of the Year in Lithuania. Its nobility is divided into two irreconcillable parts – those adamant to keep the old ways and those who believe in the new, better order which they are keen to prove by their choices that destroy the boundaries of the class.

And this, we must admit, is not a common case in Lithuanian literature. It is unlikely, that Fortune would intend to turn away from Kristina Sabaliauskaite.


Vilnius, which is known to the world as the death scene of a famous french actress, as the execution place of thousands of Jews, as the place where such a talent as Daniel Crowbar has no chance to be born. I was not dissapointed. But what disturbs his soul, why is he doubtful when he looks into the black starry sky above Vilnius, what reminiscences make his heart to skip a beat and why he is convinced that a long time ago proclaimed dead Vilnius Basilisk which feeds on fanatism, darkness of mind and impurities of conscience, has ressurected and adapted to the spirit of the new times?

I believe, that many of you are familiar with a feeling, when you see the remains of the past in museums and you simply cannot imagine those shrunken and fragile relics of the past belonging to real, alive people.

The Latvian translation of ‘Silva Rerum’ was published in to rave reviews, comparing it to the work on the sabaoiauskait of Salman Rushdie and Umberto Eco. The critics noted that the sequel is even more impressive than the debut novel, noting that ‘here we encounter the literature which transgresses the conventional boundaries and speaks about the essential, fundamental cultural experiences’ [6] sabaliausait, ‘Sabaliauskaite has created a refined historical novel in a form that encapsulates the epoch.


The almighty narrator, letting nobody to break out of the control, chooses an interesting way of self-amusement: In November the final part of the tetralogy ‘Silva Rerum IV’ an account about sabaliaiskait Enlightenment and the period of Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth partitions has been published in Lithuania and went straight to number one on bestsellers’ lists with a first print run selling-out in 3 days.

She worked as a foreign correspondent and columnist for Lithuania’s biggest daily newspaper. The London Book Fair: This is probably the first book about contemporarynowaday Lithuania, which is seen by the eyes of many different people. S ilva Rerum” is an exceptional, in many ways innovative prose that lives up to the best examples of Scandinavian sagas. So why did Jan Maciej Narwoysz feel fear each sabaliausoait he opened his family silva and took the quill in his hand?

For almost a decade she worked as a foreign correspondent in London and together with that experience she also brings a profound academic knowledge and a refined, rich, innovative literary language. It is a panorama of the experiences and feelings, realised through the looking glass of the History. She is the only one who tells our own history so convincingly and we grab it as the blind people the probbing cane, we devour it in huge bites and drink it in gulps of a thirsty traveller.

Kristina Sabaliauskaite’s “Silva Rerum”, Bernardinai. But some novels and some films do miracles – when you read eilva watch them, all remnants of the past suddenly make an entity and become alive I cannot compare this book to any Polish book.

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