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Anna Shevchenko

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Weʼre raising £10,000 to raise money for humanitarian charities in Ukraine through selling a book of true stories about the Ukrainian civilians

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All the copies of the first edition of Around the War in 20 Stories' - true stories of Ukrainian civilians during the war - are going to be sold for the charitable causes in Ukraine, selected together with the characters of the stories. The whole first print has been completed in Ukraine for free , under shelling.

How do ordinary people get on with their daily lives when war is all around them? What do they laugh about, and where do they find the strength to work, love and carry on? Ranging from profoundly moving to darkly funny and downright surreal, these true tales of Ukrainian life in the time of war will leave no one indifferent.

These stories are beautifully written and give a stunning and poignant sense of the state of play’. — Alec Russell, Foreign Editor, Financial Times

Anna Shevchenko is a British Ukrainian writer and a compulsive storyteller. One of her stories, ‘Bequest’, made it to a novel, which was nominated for a George Orwell Prize in the UK, selected in the top forty summer reads list in the Independent and shortlisted for two prizes at the European Literature Salon in France.

Her novel ‘The Game’ was a Book of the Month in France, the choice of Belgian booksellers as a Book of the Year and was one of the top five Foreign Belgian booksellers as a Book of the Year and was one of the top five Foreign Books of the Year in Ukraine. Anna is also the author of Culture Smart! Ukraine, a guide to Ukrainian culture, currently on its second edition.

Her articles have appeared in various publications, including The Times, The Guardian and The Telegraph. She collected the stories working across Europe and in Ukraine in 2022-23.

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    • Anonymous


      May 6, 2024

      Thanks for such inspiring stories

    • Olena Stashko

      Olena Stashko

      Apr 13, 2024


    • Julie


      Apr 12, 2024

      Anna I thoroughly enjoyed the book thank you. I laughed and I cried (often at the same time). Wishing you every success with the book and raising funds for Ukraine. Lots of love Julie


    • Anonymous


      Apr 11, 2024

    • Vadym Granovskiy

      Vadym Granovskiy

      Apr 7, 2024

      Thank you for your storytelling, humour and inspiration.


    • Piers Armstrong

      Piers Armstrong

      Apr 5, 2024

      We want you to win the war and that not many people die, says my granddaughter Eve


    • Angela  Cole

      Angela Cole

      Mar 30, 2024

      Inspirational and thank you for sharing and helping to educate the rest of us one day soo. This will be history and your nation will be restored as it should be


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