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The short story collection is the writer’s first book, and it includes the very first samples of the interactive Ar­menian prose, as the writer himself characterizes his work. The short stories are structured as games with readers, who should act as co-authors of the short stories. The author is also open to cooperation with other …

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In all times of human history people would kill each other in the name of God. They didn’t know that the God they fought for was the God of Power. The 11th century is known for two historical religious initiatives – the Crusades and Assassins of Syria. Since 9/11 attacks a new tragic era of …

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BY HAROUT GHUKASSIAN Detailed Synopsis ​Millions of years ago, when the human race was in the preliminary stage of evolutionary development and lived in forests, like wild animals, in a cute corner of planet Earth, in a city bearing the name Arrata, there lived a super developed civilization. ​The inhabitants of Arrata benefited not only ...
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Harout Ghukasyan is the author of several highly popular TV shows which right after release had unprecedented success and exceeded all expected view ratings, becoming the most viewed TV serial in the history of local production. The Trap criminal drama, released on Shant TV, became a turning point in the Armenian TV serials production thus ...
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Once there was a woman, she used to live a life like millions of others – neither very happy, nor unhappy, with a job, and a lover, and everything seemed fine, the fears were hidden under humor, and she didn’t believe in love, not anymore. But her life has changed right at the moment when …

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Detailed Synopsis ​Main Characters: – Gagik: twenty-something; son of a government minister accused of corruption; student of animation at Yerevan Institute of Film and Theater. He narrates the first half of the story. – Grigor (Grig): thirty-something; is in love with Gagik, but escapes in promiscuous heterosexual sex; drug addict; somewhat suicidal. He narrates the …

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Tekgyozyan is mostly known in his fiction for his fantastical cartoon-animated descriptions. In The Fleeting City, for instance, one of the characters has hair that has branched out like a tree and come alive. Another character projects the faces of animals onto his friends. This style gives Tekgyozyan the liberty to write as if he …

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Hovhannes Tekgyozyan’s novel Skinpain is a modern story in three parts. The action takes place in the same territory, Yerevan. But the city is perceived from completely different vantage points in each of those three parts. The same events are narrated by three, completely different individuals, Tigran, the Cat, and the youth with the profile …

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The style of the author can undoubtedly be considered as a unique pattern in contemporary Armenian literature. The mixture of the real and imaginary worlds makes his stories rather different from the writing manner of other Armenian authors. The stories are like small and clear paintings of various characters. The faces in these paintings are …

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Detailed Synopsis Part 1 ​ Goodbye, Bird begins with an unnamed narrator flicking through his journal. He has written that he is 28 years old on every page of his journal to remind himself that he hasn’t accomplished much in his life. ​We soon discover that he was discharged from the army some time ago and …

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