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Growing up in Soviet Moldova – a land where propaganda dominated the airwaves – Stela escaped into the world of literature from an early age. Books were the most exciting form of entertainment in her life and they saw her through the cold, candlelit nights when the country's authorities introduced mandatory power cuts.

Stela moved to London at the age of 18. She cajoled her family, borrowed money from various racketeers and finally persuaded the British Embassy in Moldova that her intentions to educate herself in the UK were genuine.

Once ensconced in the UK, Stela graduated from the University of Westminster with a degree in Media and practised freelance journalism before setting up a magazine about the Moldovan Diasp
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Average rating: 3.46 · 39 ratings · 7 reviews · 1 distinct work
Bessarabian Nights

3.46 avg rating — 39 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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The Gift of Stones by Jim Crace
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Beautifully written, an enchanting character/story-teller, simple yet deeply engaging. Poetic. Tells the story of people moving from the stone to the bronze age. Outstanding literary work.
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The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg
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Great tips on how to create, manage and change habits. Very useful and interesting insights into human behaviour.
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The Eagle of the Ninth by Rosemary Sutcliff
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Historical fiction. Great story telling, very well-written, a page turner. Excellent charaterisation and a real sense of place. Phenomenal research to the smallest details. Great emotional depth of settings. Engaging storytelling, easily readable.
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A Book Of Silence by Sara Maitland
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Inspiring, engaging and devilishly well-researched.
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Once You Break a Knuckle by D.W. Wilson
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Simple language, masculine, reserved style of narration. Different short stories featuring same characters. LOVED it!
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Stela Brinzeanu added a status update: "I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it."

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“We judge those who are guilty only of seeing the world differently from the rest. That's our crime.”
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