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David Kartvelishvili

David Kartvelishvili was born in Tbilisi in 1976. David is a lawyer by education but has never worked as such.
His short stories have been regularly published in literary magazines since 1999. David has authored four novels, and is renowned for his short stories, characterized by his original style and dynamic plots that keep readers in suspense.
He currently lives and works in USA.

Literary Awards and Prizes:
2007 > Literary award SABA for The Best Book of Short Stories of the Year
2001 > Literary award TSINANDALI for the Best Young Writer in Georgia

The New Book

Size: 130x200 mm
Number of pages: 208
Copyright holder: "Bakur Sulakauri Publishing"
Contact: Elene Pasuri,

A young Georgian writer Irakli is commissioned by a successful businessman to write his memories. In order to make a better acquaintance with the businessman the writer moves to his house, where a somewhat unusual relationship develops between him and the businessman's teenage daughter.
However, instead of writing the memories, Irakli continues to work on his own novel entitled "A New Book". The main character of "A New Book" is himself – a young Georgian writer Irakli, who is commissioned by a successful businessman to write his memories. Who is an author and who is a character of a novel? Which novel describes reality and which is fiction? And is a reality better than fiction?
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