Time of Parting

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Time of Parting
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Author Anton Donchev
Language Bulgarian
Set inKrastowa Gora, 1664

Time of Parting (Bulgarian : Време разделно, Vreme razdelno) is a novel written by Anton Donchev and published in 1964. [1] [2] [3]

It was adapted for the screen in 1988.


Time of Parting was judged the 2nd greatest work ever in the Bulgarian Big Read in 2008–09. [4] [5] [6] [7]

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  2. "Time of Parting by Anton Donchev - AbeBooks". www.abebooks.co.uk.
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  4. "Intense Literature 12: Time of Parting, the row must go on".
  5. "Book Review – TIME OF PARTING By Anton Donchev". 21 October 2016.
  6. Donchev, Anton (30 September 1967). "Time of parting: a novel". Owen via Google Books.
  7. "Време разделно". www.goodreads.com.