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Kassabova, Kapka

Works: 41 works in 102 publications in 5 languages and 2,070 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  History  Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Pictorial works  Guidebooks  Love stories  Exhibition catalogs 
Classifications: PR9639.3.K35, 823.92
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Publications about Kapka Kassabova
Publications by Kapka Kassabova
Most widely held works by Kapka Kassabova
Villa Pacifica by Kapka Kassabova( Book )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 286 libraries worldwide
A visceral, gripping story for all those who loved Alex Garland's The BeachAs Ute and her husband Jerry travel to a remote area on the west coast of South America, they decide to visit a recently established eco retreat called Villa Pacifica. The resort, run by a group of eccentric expatriates, offers a luxuriant refugein the middle of an arid and poverty-stricken regionto an exotic menagerie of large cats, monkeys, giant turtles, and birds of paradise, which have been rescued from traffickers. When a huge storm descends on the coast, travelers and locals are left to fend for themselves. The hothouse world that teems below the surface of Villa Pacifica rises to engulf everyone. Madness begins to take hold, and everyonr starts questioning their own sanity. Brilliantly written, hauntingly atmospheric, this novel will leave a lasting impression in the minds of its readers
All roads lead to the sea by Kapka Kassabova( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
All Roads Lead to the Sea is a first collection of poetry from a young Bulgarian immigrant poet. Her work had already attracted considerable attention, with a special issue of Poetry New Zealand featuring her poems. Her moody, evocative poems brilliantly convey the rootlessness and restlessness of the immigrant, the mingled sense of loss and wonder in the new land, the nostalgia and the longing, the hopes and the memories. The three parts of the book mirror a passage from dislocation to exploration to looking forward, with the last part dominated by the image of the sea
Someone else's life by Kapka Kassabova( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Kapka Kassabova quickly attracted attention with her first collection All Roads Lead to the Sea (AUP, 1997), which won the NZSA Award for the Best First Book of Poetry, and her subsequent book, Dismemberment (AUP, 1998). With both these books out of print, Someone Else's Life includes 26 poems from the first two and a substantial number of new poems, responding to new places and incidents, only confirm Kassabova's gifts. Drawing on a European tradition in several languages, and on a global life experience characteristic of the times, Kassabova's lyric voice carries memories of loss, isol
Twelve minutes of love : a tango story by Kapka Kassabova( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
Autobiografische roman van een vrouw die geobsedeerd raakt door de tango, die gaandeweg haar hele leven bepaalt
Delhi, Jaipur and Agra by Kapka Kassabova( Book )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Geography for the lost by Kapka Kassabova( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
In Geography for the Lost, travelling poems speak from different parts of the world and different moments in time, but always of the many ways to be lost and disoriented: in a place, in the past, in fear, in the very quickness of life. The voices here? from a Roman housewife to a Chinese bar-owner in Berlin or an Argentine DJ? are of the heartsick, the culturally jet-lagged, people from photographs, the?tenants' of lives, cities and destinies. This is what we all are, have been, or will be. Colourful, haunting, funny, bitter-sweet, the poems in Geography for the Lost mirror the restle
Love in the land of Midas by Kapka Kassabova( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Dismemberment by Kapka Kassabova( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Reconnaissance by Kapka Kassabova( Book )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Nadejda is backpacking around New Zealand, in the surreal haze of summer. Her encounters are comic and revealing - and often sexual. But Nadejda's tour is a deep and personal one; it is a journey into memory and family myth
Circus Bulgaria by Dei︠a︡n Enev( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Bulgaria by Kapka Kassabova( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Street without a name : childhood and other misadventures in Bulgaria by Kapka Kassabova( Computer File )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and German and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Kassabova was born in Sofia, Bulgaria and grew up under the drab, muddy, grey mantle of one of communism's most mindlessly authoritarian regimes. Escaping with her family as soon as possible after the collapse of the Berlin Wall, she lived in Britain, New Zealand, and Argentina, and several other places. But when Bulgaria was formally inducted to the European Union she decided it was time to return to the home she had spent most of her life trying to escape. What she found was a country languishing under the strain of transition. This two-part memoir of Kapka's childhood and return
Marti Friedlander by Leonard Bell( file )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Career of Marti Friedlander showing her work to illustrate social and cultural change both in New Zealand and the world
Marti Friedlander : shadows and light by Marti Friedlander( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Delhi, Jaipur and Agra ( serial )
in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Parallel histories : lat: 36 55' S, long: 174 52' F : an installation by Nancy De Freitas( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Travel guide by Kapka Kassabova( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Part of the "Globetrotter Travel Series", this guide contains information, tips and recommendations, accompanied by photographs, charts and maps for the first-time traveller visiting Bulgaria. It provides a visitor with an introduction to Bulgaria and information you need to get around the country, compacted into At-a-Glance sections
Weight of the human heart by Nancy De Freitas( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
<> by Kapka Kassabova( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in Hebrew and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The best of Delhi ( serial )
in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Kasabova, Kapka
Kasabova, Kapka, 1973-
Kassabova, Kapka, 1973-....
Касабова Капка 1973-....
קאסאבובה, קאפקה
カッサボバ, カプカ
English (78)
German (1)
Bulgarian (1)
Hebrew (1)
Spanish (1)
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