Elena Karpos

Smashwords Interview

What are your five favorite books, and why?
The Secret History by Donna Tartt
Hotel du Lac by Anita Brookner
Changing Places by David Lodge
Gaspard, Melchior et Balthazar by Michel Tournier
A Room with a View by E.M.Foster
What do you read for pleasure?
Costume dramas, history books, favourite authors...
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Books

ГАБРИЕЛЬ
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,080. Language: Russian. Published: November 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Eastern Russian & Former Soviet Union
Collection of short stories and novellas.We can see the same character, Evgenia, going through ordeals of her life since the age of 2 until she becomes a student of the most prestigious State University.Each story is a small tale about her love, she treasures for her most beloved people.However,there is something about the family,carefully kept in secret.Evgenia is on the brink of discovering it.
ПИМИКИ
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,100. Language: Russian. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Eastern Russian & Former Soviet Union
Сборник рассказов. Читатель вместе с главной героиней, Евгенией, проходит через года становления ее как личности - от двух лет до учебы в университете. Меняется ли ее характер? Как меняется? Что нового она приобретает за годы, через которые проходит со своим читателям в 9 рассказах?
Pimiki / ПИМИКИ
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,100. Language: Russian. Published: October 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Russian & Former Soviet Union
It is a collection of short stories (in Russian language, though some of them could be found in other collections in English) where the main character Evgenia is a go-between. We can see her at different stage of her life (consequently - at different age): from little girl to an adult. She is tender, apprehensible, sensitive, a bit reclusive, yet agile and intelligent.
Ekaterina / ЕКАТЕРИНА
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,910. Language: Russian. Published: October 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Eastern Russian & Former Soviet Union
Novella is about the loss of faith in people, and finding the strenth to hold out against all the misfortunes.
НЕБУШКО или ЦВЕТЫ ДЛЯ МАМОЧКИ
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: Russian. Published: December 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Eastern Russian & Former Soviet Union
Главная героиня, Евгения, или просто Женька, отказыватся от своей карьеры ради спасения самого любимого человека в ее жизни - Мамочки.
The Wedding Doll
Series: The Sky and the Flowers for the Beloved..., 2. You set the price! Words: 9,180. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Eastern Russian & Former Soviet Union, Fiction » Literary collections » European / General
The Wedding Doll is bought. The Wedding is set. The elder sister loves her little, 15 years younger sister and tries to explain that the doll is not for toying...
A View at the Sunset
Series: A View at the Sunset, 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,630. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Time went by.He eventually realised that had missed something very important in his life - a lady he had once alienated and insulted.But deceiving himself that way, he just made his life miserable.Some years later he met her by chance, followed to the new place of her living, understanding it was the only chance for him to remedy the situation that he had allowed to get out of his hands years ago.
The Sky and the Flowers for the Beloved...
Series: The Sky and the Flowers for the Beloved..., 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,890. Language: Russian. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The main character, Evgenia, turned down her own career in London, coming back home to Russia to look after her beloved, terminally ill Mother. Fear of losing the most precious person in her life not only helps Evgenia to fight the illness of her Mother – the absence of both cardiac valves. Alluding to the patent's age and lack of money doctors refused to carry on with operation on time...
Arcady
Series: A View at the Sunset, 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,790. Language: British English. Published: January 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The tale is about arrogance and pride of the main character, Arcady, - ambitious and at the same time rather charismatic young man, who, according to his own declaration, is unable to fall in love whatsoever. He just prefers to flirt with some smart, pretty and intelligent female. But once his chasing is over, he banally loses any interests to go on with the relationships.

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