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Dochanashvili Guram


Guram Dochanashvili (born 1939 in Tbilisi) is a Georgian prose writer and historian by profession, whose literary works have been popular since the 1970s. He was an active participant in archaeological excavations and played in the university orchestra.  He was head of the prose department of the journal Mnatobi and headed the prose section of the Academy of Sciences. Since 1985, he has been the main editor at the Georgian Film studio. Today, Guram Dochanashvili is one of the most popular writers in Georgia and his novel The First Robe (1980) has become a modern Georgian classic.

The First Robe

The First Robe

Publisher: Stola Prima, 2018
Translator: Nikoloz Lomtadze, Susanne Kihm