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The Idol

The muffled screams echoed from crumbling stone walls. This may have been place of Christian worship once, but those days were long gone. The roof had held fast against the encroachment of nature which had all but reclaimed this land in the countless years since it was last occupied by the likes of men. 4,116 more words

The Tale of the Unknown Island by José Saramago: a thoughtful allegory on human existence and the significance of being a dreamer

José Saramago, The Tale of the Unknown Island. Illustrated by Peter Sis. Translated from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa

Published 1999 by Harcourt Brace & Company, 52p… 724 more words

Contemporary Fiction

George Orwell’s Animal Farm, stunningly illustrated by Ralph Steadman: a great allegory on how dictatorship, propaganda and political injustice work

George Orwell, Animal Farm. A Fairy Story. Pictures by Ralph Steadman

Published in 1995 by Secker & Warburg, London (first published in Great Britain in 1945), 180p/ In romana: Ferma animalelor, Editura Polirom… 1,015 more words

Books Translated Into Romanian