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  • Y2.200K

    Y2.200K Book Presentation To Take Place at Home For Cooperation

    By Lamees Shaban on January 15, 2019

    Armida Publications is excited to announce the book presentation and signing for Y2.200K, a visual novel about the future of peace on Earth by Dimis Michaelides and art by Umit Inatci, at Home For Cooperation in Nicosia.   Due to Dimis Michaelides’ unwell state,, the date and time of of the event has been postponed to Thursday 31st January, at

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    New Year, New Books: 3 Ways To Stick To Your 2019 Reading Goals

    By Lamees Shaban on January 7, 2019

    By Lamees Shaban | 7th January, 2019   It’s the start of a new year, and everyone’s made their New Year’s Resolutions that they’re never going to stick to. If one of them is to read more in 2019, I’m here to make sure that’s one you will achieve.       Whether it be fiction or non-fiction, murder mysteries or gardening

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    Ολοκλήρωμα του 133 από το -∞ στο +∞ (Μέρος 7)

    By Haris Ioannides on December 24, 2018

    Ολοκλήρωμα του 133 από το -∞  στο +∞ του Κωνσταντίνου Κοκολογιάννη Μέρος 7 Κύπρος. 11 χρόνια εγκατάσταση. 132 γιορτές. Γάμοι, βαφτίσια πανηγύρια, τσικνοπέμπτες, τυρινές, εθνικές εορτές, ονομαστικές εορτές, γενέθλια, χριστούγεννα, πρωτοχρονιές… Κύπρος. Η χώρα της… γιορτής! 132 ÷ 11 = 12. 12 φορές το χρόνο φορώ τα επίσημά μου. Επίσημα ρούχα, επίσημο μαλλί, επίσημο χαμόγελο. 12 φορές το χρόνο προβάρω τα λόγια

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    On ‘The Seamstress of Ourfa’

    By Chris on December 6, 2018

    I have just spent a week planting trees in my garden by the sea in Euboea. In the evenings (it gets dark at around five), when there was no television and I was alone, I read The Seamstress of Ourfa. It took me time to read it because I had to keep stopping to absorb what I had just read.

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    In Praise of Long Novels

    By Chris on November 27, 2018

    In Praise of Long Novels   Mann began writing The Magic Mountain before the first world war, stopped writing it during the war, and finished it afterwards. In all it took him twelve years to write. It was published in 1924, during the era of the League of Nations. The translation into English (by ‘H.T. L.-P.’ – the only information

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