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The Opportunity, by Zdravka Evtimova

FictionPosted by editor Sat, December 08, 2012 22:14:27
Reaction to and reflection on The Opportunity, by Zdravka Evtimova.

Zdravka Evtimova was born in Bulgaria where she lives and works as literary translator from English, French and German. She has lived and worked as a literary translator in Köln, Germany and in Brussels, Belgium. Her short stories have appeared in the USA, the UK, Canada, Australia, Germany, France, Japan and others - altogether 21 countries around the world. Her latest short story “Time to Mow and Other Stories” was published by All Things That matter Press, USA, 2012.

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Posted by Sophie Whitley Flavell Sun, February 24, 2013 16:41:33

'The Opportunity' reads very much like a modern day fairy tale or fable. We are treated to a world in which the norms are broken and consequences are not as you would expect. A lovely story to read.

Posted by Claire Booker Thu, February 07, 2013 18:10:53

I love this. It seems both a very old tale and sharply modern at one and the same time. It certainly has a lot to say about how men and women work each other! Thank you, Zdravka.

Posted by Sue Pace Sun, January 06, 2013 00:13:40

This story showed, with specifics and with time leaps, how much can be found within the spread of a lifetime. I loved that the three main characters were, at the end, the supporting cast of the future. Thank you for writing this.