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The Moonshiners Daughter iE ones we carry aroundn our heads As authors no one can unpack this box but us We are responsible for delivering our work Gabriela Popa delivered Needless to say I highly recommend this work No I won t say or else I would spoil t for you Through a Child s EyesGabriela Popa has discovered a transporting method of writing about
*the magic of *magic of a child and seeing the world through the eyes of a child In her words A few years after I came to US after a long discussion with my American friends about life n Eastern Europe I started writing a novel about what meant to be a child n communist Romania I wanted to understand
the child I once was because I felt that that child held I once was because I felt that that child held key my future I wanted to understand what t meant to grow up there Fading Echoes (Warriors: Omen of the Stars, in the mid sixties How were my friends my schoolmates how was I able to figure out what was happening around us How did we distinguish between bad and good when they were labeled chaotically How wast that we laughed a lot as children In KAFKA S HOUSE Popa reveals a gift for writing that assures the reader from the first page that here childhood happy hours is an artist who not only expresses herself welln a language that s so nnocently childlike but that she Publish and Perish is about to give us all a view of how lifen the Communist countries developed and nfluenced the thinking of the people primarily through the developing eyes and thoughts of children who had not known life without dictatorshipThis s a not a caustic novel a book filled with disenchantment a picture of a country degraded by the regime of Nicolae Ceau escu This story The Book of Lamentations is related to the universal tal. The sixties As the events of 1968 unfold shes assailed by uestions no one not even her parents can answer With magination and can. ,
Es of the spectrum of growing up n an environment restrictive by both governmental decree and by low The Best-Case Scenario Handbook income living no matter where the house and child and school and events of a year take placeIt would be difficult tomagine that the main character the The Last Days of the Romanovs indefatigable Sylvia Cercu age 10 a little girl with a wildmagination The Fate of the Romanovs insisting on dreams coming true curious enough to play at seeking God s assistancen gaining permission to attend a summer camp on the Black Sea n both an Orthodox Church and a Catholic Church a little vixen unafraid to tease herFELLOW FLORIN ABOUT HIS BANDED EARSFlorin about his banded ears she s to try forbidden medicine stolen by her best friend Duck and yet eually as able to perform her child duties such as fetching the LOSER ingredients for her mother s soupt Home-Ec 101 is difficult to think that theres not a lot of Gabriela Popa revealedSo why the title of this book It Exterminating Angel is as simply explained ass the day to day life Culture and Customs of Norway in Bacau Romania and yet echoes the wisdom of the writer Franz Kafka 1883 1924 was a German language writer of novels and short stories bornn Prague whose themes The Billionaires Secretive Enchantress (The Berutelli Escape, included alienation physical and psychological brutality parent child conflict characters on a terrifying uest and mystical transformations We discover from Sylvia that Kafka livedn a tiny restrictive house Shake, Rattle and Roll in exotic Prague a paralleln many ways though on the level of a child to Sylvia s existence It s that sort of multiple levels of meaning that makes this little book so memorable Originality of writing depth of ntelligence and freshness of voice these are the attributes of Gabriela Popa Grady Har. Dor Silvia embarks on a miraculous journey that reveals that the ordinary people around us hold the key to our most puzzling uestion.
Read & download Kafkas HouseThis book was enchanting to read The narrative s from the point of view of a child growing up The Mission of Mooney Rooney in communist Romania and her joys and concerns are as uniue to the time and place as they are universal to all children everywhere It s a stunning read I highly recommend this book Thankfully Gabriela gifted me a copy of this wonderful story It was a good story that kept you reading I enjoyed every minute of the telling of Silvia s childhood I always love to learn about different cultures Thank you Gabriela I would like to read from you Gabriela Popa s writings refreshingly beautiful achingly universal and somewhat spiritual Popa writes this story from 10 year old Sylvia Marcu s perspective about childhood The Road to There in communist Romanian the 60s on the eve of change Popa s personal experience nforms this fictionalized historical novel Through the eyes of a child we see what the child deems as mportant what the freedoms and limitations of daily life are In no way does the author draw sympathy from the reader forcing us to see how communism may have robbed the children of their childhood Instead what Popa allows us to do through SylviaIs See The Kindness Compassionsee the kindness compassion exploration dreams and choices we have outside the boxOutside the box describes Kafka s house Franz Kafka Used (Getting Inside of V, is a real person a German language fiction author fro the late 1800s early 1900s When Sylvia visits this writer s abode she realizes that the fantastical stories that Kafka wrote transcended his tiny home In that way she relates to him That gem of wisdoms what I took from this book We are only limited by our boxes th. Ten year old Silvia Marcu lives n the magical world of fairy tales sheltered from the traumatic events Romania goes through during.