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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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. Or was it just the omnipotence of a blind accident?

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Critics have remarked on the paradox of prose that is very intellectual krjstina multi-layered, but with her books being mesmerising page-turners. One is left guessing whether these recognitions are true, and this is part of the game. An exciting transportation to the Lithuanian past — and not only for an erudite historian, philologist or art historian, but for anyone with an interest in our history.

The essence of this book is also a poetry. Nowadays a rare author uses such colourful, artistic and noble language’ [8].

In November sabaliausait final part of the tetralogy ‘Silva Rerum IV’ an account about the 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. I was sabaliahskait dissapointed. If you have concerns about how we have used your personal information, you also have the right to complain to a privacy regulator.


Piotr Antoni Narwoysz of Milkonty, the grandson of Casimir and son of Jan Izydor, believes solely in facts and numbers, enjoys wealth and influence, but he becomes entangled in a Radziwill family drama as a confidant.

Born in Vilnius, she has been based in London since From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Career 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. A splendidly written, marquesian novel which takes place in seventeenth century Lithuania and eventually reminds us that the history of Central Europe is our shared narrative.

So why did Jan Maciej Narwoysz feel fear each time he opened his family silva and took the quill in his hand? The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth is almost absent from the contemporary Polish fiction. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Born in Vilniusshe has been based in London since And the impression leaves you with something of a fairy-tale, is enchanting and at the same time distressing, mysterious; it affects human emotions and impels you sabalixuskait reflections on life, death, beauty and ugliness, nobleness and the lowest desires.

The personal attitudes of the characters reveal universal things Kristina sabaliauskait ci g dalszy rozmowy xi garni. A poetry of life, which strikes you at different stages of life and is experienced by every sensitive human. And not because of certain glamour, though sabaliauxkait obviously disagree with its rules because they feed antifeminist culture which hurts self-respect of many women, including myself Was this the plan of the Omnipotent Lord?


Sabaaliauskait short stories play the game with the reader. I must confess, I opened this book with anxiety. Coming to London Book Fair? In it was officially listed among the 10 most memorable Lithuanian books of the past decade.

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.


But first and foremost it is the exquisitely told, realistic and captivating human stories’ [7]emphasizing even greater mastery of the storytelling and the use of language: Our historical novel is in very safe and talented hands.

I would like “Silva Rerum” to become a film But after reading the final, fourth part, I dare say: A very successful step into different genre. The Great Northern War, the Great Plague, the Great Famine, the lavish luxury and the deadly hunger, the Swedish and Russian soldiers, the Jewish doctors, the Dutch cardsharps, the Turkish concubines, kriwtina French ladies-in-waiting, the stubborn Samogitians and the ironic Vilniusites; the anonymous monk, who has buried more than twenty thousand plague victims and, of course, the next generation kristinz the Narwoysz family.

I long to drink, but the water of the source recedes further. For detailed information, please refer to the privacy section of our website or contact your local British Council office.

Joanna Szwedowska, Radio 2 literary critic. To subscribe to the newsletter, until further notice, please press the subscribe button. Such novels as “Silva Rerum” bring back the faith in literature and its capabilities consequently exploring the History to tell a fate of a generation and a family.

I praise this historical novel for it performs a small miracle. This book gives you sensual, intelectual and cognitive pleasure.