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Quotes – Ukrainian Authors

A few words of wisdom and not only from Sova Books' authors.
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A more extended version: Uncle Svyryd complained that the Muscovites took away his last cow.  “Let them have it,” he said. “Let them have my last shirt. The sooner they do it, the sooner some kind of an end will come. When they took my cow I intended to leave and join the rebels and celebrate [Easter] with them, but that day passed, then the second and third, and I calmed down. It seemed somehow irrational to abandon the whole homestead because of one cow.” English Translation, Calm Down, Retelling, Authors, Homestead, Rebel, Wholeness, Extended, Words Of Wisdom
Treasure of the Ages. Ukrainian Legends (Paperback) - Sova Books
A more extended version: Uncle Svyryd complained that the Muscovites took away his last cow. “Let them have it,” he said. “Let them have my last shirt. The sooner they do it, the sooner some kind of an end will come. When they took my cow I intended to leave and join the rebels and celebrate [Easter] with them, but that day passed, then the second and third, and I calmed down. It seemed somehow irrational to abandon the whole homestead because of one cow.”
Orest Somov's 'Rusalka' is a heart-breaking story. Though, those who agree with a sentiment "revenge is a dish best served cold" will appreciate the ending. Rusalka, Witch Books, Gothic Horror, Revenge, Sentimental, Agree, Tales
The Witches of Kyiv and Other Gothic Tales (Paperback) - Sova Books
Orest Somov's 'Rusalka' is a heart-breaking story. Though, those who agree with a sentiment "revenge is a dish best served cold" will appreciate the ending.
The wise words belong to Semen Paliy, a Ukrainian Kozaks' leader and the main character of the legend that became the basis for Klym Polishchuk's short story 'Paliy's Sabre'. Wise Words, Main Character, Short Stories, Leader, The Outsiders
Treasure of the Ages. Ukrainian Legends (Paperback) - Sova Books
The wise words belong to Semen Paliy, a Ukrainian Kozaks' leader and the main character of the legend that became the basis for Klym Polishchuk's short story 'Paliy's Sabre'.
So true...   Very little is known about Orest Somov's life, but surely he must have witnessed a young woman first time in love to describe her feelings so well. Young Man, Witch, Handsome, Baseball Cards, Woman
The Witches of Kyiv and Other Gothic Tales (Paperback) - Sova Books
So true... Very little is known about Orest Somov's life, but surely he must have witnessed a young woman first time in love to describe her feelings so well.
"After I asked my friend Julian to check my translation of this quote, he said 'It's amazing they knew that the bones in the witch's chest belonged to a black cat as oppose to a cat of some other colour.' :)"  Svitlana Yakovenko (translator). Wolf Teeth, Human Bones, It's Amazing, Drying Herbs, Snake Skin
The Witches of Kyiv and Other Gothic Tales (Paperback) - Sova Books
"After I asked my friend Julian to check my translation of this quote, he said 'It's amazing they knew that the bones in the witch's chest belonged to a black cat as oppose to a cat of some other colour.' :)" Svitlana Yakovenko (translator).
'The Living Grave' is a gothic folk tale that reimagines life on the steppes of Ukraine centuries ago. The first English translation of the book was published by Sova Books in 2015. Two Brothers, Folk Tales, Dark Night, Grave, New Community, Envy, Kobo
The Living Grave: A Ukrainian Legend (eBook) - Sova Books
'The Living Grave' is a gothic folk tale that reimagines life on the steppes of Ukraine centuries ago. The first English translation of the book was published by Sova Books in 2015.
Reading the quote out of context you cannot help to wonder, which word Klym Polishchuk wanted to accentuate 'sometimes', 'own' or 'actions'. Book People, Context, Legend, Wanted, Action
Treasure of the Ages. Ukrainian Legends (Paperback) - Sova Books
Reading the quote out of context you cannot help to wonder, which word Klym Polishchuk wanted to accentuate 'sometimes', 'own' or 'actions'.
At the time Klym Polishchuk wrote these words, his native parts of Ukraine were occupied by Russians. Later the occupiers exiled him to a concentration camp in Siberia and then executed him. Sacred Well, Stuff To Do, Ukraine, Singing
Treasure of the Ages. Ukrainian Legends (Paperback) - Sova Books
At the time Klym Polishchuk wrote these words, his native parts of Ukraine were occupied by Russians. Later the occupiers exiled him to a concentration camp in Siberia and then executed him.
Klym Polishchuk based his 'Paliy's Sabre' on a legend about a famous Ukrainian Kozaks' leader, Semen Paliy, and his sabre, "I leave here my Zaporizhian sabre, which... for dozens of years had been washed in enemy blood. Take it and bury it at our Haidamaka cemetery. Let it lay there until the one who is able to obtain freedom and prosperity for our Motherland is found amongst you. Then this sabre itself will come to his hands." Motherland, Bury, Heartache, Cemetery, Prosperity, Enemy
Treasure of the Ages. Ukrainian Legends (Paperback) - Sova Books
Klym Polishchuk based his 'Paliy's Sabre' on a legend about a famous Ukrainian Kozaks' leader, Semen Paliy, and his sabre, "I leave here my Zaporizhian sabre, which... for dozens of years had been washed in enemy blood. Take it and bury it at our Haidamaka cemetery. Let it lay there until the one who is able to obtain freedom and prosperity for our Motherland is found amongst you. Then this sabre itself will come to his hands."