- LITERARY CRITICISM-DOCUMENTARY PROSE
Translated by Gvantsa Jobava
Irakli Charkviani’s literary legacy – his poetry, stories and the novel – is certainly incomplete without his personal, deeply biographical aspect. Moreover, he regularly tried to delve into the depths of his consciousness, remaining amazingly sincere at all times. He never embellished anything, instead he invariably sought the exact words and imagery to best express his thoughts and emotions that gripped him at different times and in different places.
His personal letters are an inseparable part of his individuality. Abounding in real places and characters, the highly emotional pages take us to various European countries. What remains unchanged is the address the letters were sent to: Irakli Charkviani, I. Nikoldze St., Tbilisi, Georgia.