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Georgi Gospodinov

Content for Mains Enrichment (CME)

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Bulgarian writer Georgi Gospodinov and translator Angela Rodel have won the International Booker Prize for their novel “Time Shelter.”

The book explores the impact of nostalgia and memory through a story set in a clinic that recreates different decades of the past. It examines the allure of escaping the present and the consequences of vanishing memories.

Lessons that can be drawn from the book “Time Shelter”:

The book cautions against excessive nostalgia and the temptation to escape from the present. It highlights the importance of living in the present and embracing the opportunities it brings.”Time Shelter” underscores the importance of striking a balance between preserving the past and embracing the future.

Usage: The example can be used in Essay/Ethics paper.