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Christina Manolescu

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Christina Manolescu is a teacher, author, publishing consultant, editor and translator. Her published work, including non-fiction and translation, has appeared in local newspapers, educational and literary journals, technical publications, special interest newsletters, and closed captioning for feature films.

Her self-published illustrated poetry and prize-winning fiction have appeared in print, on the web, and on cassette tape/CD under the imprint, Prince Chameleon Press:
She has been guest visitor and panelist for various organizations and primary schools both in Canada and the U.K. to stage readings and answer questions about her work. As an active member of the Small Press Group of Britain, she helped organ...more

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Baglady (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: Dark humour with a light touch. A finely written comic saga, populated by a wild and eccentric cast of characters; a feminine memoir of disfranchisement and defiance.

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The Celts by Frank Delaney
The Celts
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Engaging and exquisite language that manages to capture and present to the reader something as intangible and evanescent as Celtic culture, literature and history.
The Immoralist by André Gide
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Despite the confessional tone of the narrative, the many fine lyrical descriptions of Nature, the first-person account of a restless pursuit of who knows what exactly ... to me, the story became flat and one-dimensional, going on mostly deep inside t...more
Selected Letters by Madame de Sévigné
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Becomes a fascinating read, once you have immmersed yourself into this extravagant bygone world and become acqainted with the historical characters of the age of Louis XIV, many of whom Madame de Sévigné personally. Many passages in these letters are...more
Selected Poems of Rainer Maria Rilke by Rainer Maria Rilke
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Waldensong Saturnalia by A.D. Morvaye
"The writing is often breath-taking. Amazing gift for description, and for setting a scene. Steamy flats in East End London during and after the war. Dark, brooding central European landscapes and characters. There's some gothic mystery at the core..." Read more of this review »
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Rebel to Realist by Mark Kennedy
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Canada Is Not a Real Country by Thomas Schnurmacher
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A bracing, illuminating and entertaining read! As relevant today as it was when first published in 1996, the era of the Quebec Referendum.
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
The Book Thief
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Introducing the Narrator as Death itself, this novel is quirky, unique and compelling. It's a sort of gritty, worm's-eye view of the lives of residents of a small German town during the Holocaust. At the same time, its idiosyncratic flights of poetic...more
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