The translation of this book was supported by Luthuanian Culture Institute.
Birute Mar was awarded the Lithuanian Government’s prize for culture and art 2020. On 9 March 2020, the actress and director as well as the founder of Solo Theatre, Birute Mar, was awarded the Lithuanian Government’s Prize for Culture and Art for merits to Lithuanian culture and art.
The Love of Dominic the Horse (Arklio Dominyko meilė) is probably the most famous book by the children’s author Vytautas V. Landsbergis both in Lithuania and abroad. This philosophical allegory tells about playful love between a white horse and a blue cornflower, their painful separation in autumn and her unexpected resurrection in spring. It is a universal tale about eternal love favoured by children and grown-ups alike. In 2004, it was elected the book of the year in Lithuania.
The Lives of the Saintsand other short storiesory. Significant plots, expressive characters, a lively flow of language with insertions of dwarfism, autobiographical experiences – so there is everything that attracts readers. The writer calls the people of the dramatic period who have become characters in short stories saints. The art of prose changes perceptions – no matter how hard it was, the nation lived and survived. Going through tragic, grotesque, everyday situations, thinking and smiling. In 2014, the book was handed over for the third time, and the Most Creative Book of 2013 was chosen.
The Translation of this book was supported by Lithuanian Culture Institute, 2019