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Irena Jordanova

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Irena Jordanova (born September 8, 1980) is a Macedonian writer. She graduated from Ss. Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje, the Department of World and Comparative Literature. She lives in Skopje. Her first novel "In Between" was published in 2008 and this novel was finalist for the prestige national Novel of the Year Award by daily newspaper "Utrinski vesnik". In 2010 she published her second novel: "The Catalyst 33". The critics find her writing style as a fiction with bold self-irony; it is a fiction that shows, at the same time, a broad literary culture and a full range of storytelling techniques. Using different kind of "shifts" she is playing with meanings and allusions. The permanent dialogue between "I and the Other" she is mo...more

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message 20: by Irena

Irena Jordanova New reviews for my second novel
The Catalyst 33

message 19: by Irena

Irena Jordanova Recent reviews for my second novel "The Catalyst 33"

The Catalyst 33

message 17: by Irena

Irena Jordanova Soon my novel "The Catalyst 33" in English language :)

DisneyMonster Thanks for the add =]

message 15: by Corey

Corey Brown-Simmons Thanks so much for the friendship, Irena. Stay beautiful!

message 14: by Jim

Jim Thanks very much for the friend invitation, Irena! I see that we have many friends and significant book interests in common, and I hope for the opportunity to read your books one day.

Looking forward to book discussions when opportunities arise. Thanks again!


message 13: by Irena

Irena Jordanova Pancakemib wrote: "Thanks for the friend request, please feel free to check out my bookshelves, quotes, friends and groups for things that might interest you or you read and forgot about.

Love the profile photo."

Thanks :)

message 12: by Robert

Robert Thanks for the friend request, Irena.

message 11: by Alecia

Alecia Thanks for the add, Irena :)

message 10: by Marco

Marco Hi Irena, thanks for the add. Hope you'll stop by my site sometime

message 9: by Sean

Sean Thanks for the friendship!

message 8: by Irena

Irena Jordanova Yes, I hope in the future you will have a chance to read my second novel "The Catalyst 33" in English :)

message 7: by Susie

Susie Sexton thanks for the add!

Tanja (Tanychy) St. Delphi Здраво! :)
Thanks for adding me. I see you write stories, interesting! :)
Greetings! :)

message 5: by Sarah

Sarah Hi, thank you for the friend request! (=

message 4: by Simon

Simon Thanks for looking me up, Irena.

message 3: by Irena

Irena Jordanova Darynda wrote: "Nice to meet you, Irena! ~D~"

Nice to meet you too Darynda

Darynda Jones Nice to meet you, Irena! ~D~

Sandra Hi Irena,
Thanks for the friend invite!

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