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Murman Lebanidze called the novel "an unexpected book", Tariel Chanturia dubbed it "a strange novel" and offered an explanation: "The author managed to snatch the great poet from the claws of the murderous Time and created a classic novel of our times".
Guram Dochanashvili: "Vakhtang Javakhadze’s novel has led us into the sacred temple". And Besik Kharanauki said The Unknown was an outstanding biographical novel about the anatomy of a genius whose name is Galaktion Tabidze.
"Do you realize you have written a magnificent book?" Tengiz Abuladze asked the author. The famous film director of the well-known Repentance planned to make a film based on the novel.