IF THEY COME FOR US BY FATIMAH ASGHAR

If They Come for Us Kindle Book Cover

Edition Published: 2018, First Published: June 26th 2018 Language book read in: English Nel's Perspective: I haven’t had this much fun researching words, phrases and historic events I’ve only heard in passing in a long time. This is why I like learning languages in the first place - each language represents a different way of … Continue reading IF THEY COME FOR US BY FATIMAH ASGHAR

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

The ebook versions of The Tattooist of Auschwitz on two Kindles.

Edition Published: 2018, First Published: 2018 Language book read in: English Vel's Perspective: Firstly, I'd like to mention a few things about the edition. I read the book on a Kindle, ebook published in 2018 by Zaffre, where barely 85% of the contents is the story of Lale, the Tattooist of Auschwitz. The rest of the book is … Continue reading The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

Catch 22 by Joseph Heller

Side View of the Book Cover of Catch 22

Edition Published: 1994, First Published: 1961 Language book read in: Bulgarian and English Nel's Perspective This time I don’t even know how to start my review... And I still have no idea whether I like the book or not. I hope I get to a more precise opinion by the end of this review. Joseph Heller’s Catch 22 … Continue reading Catch 22 by Joseph Heller

The Outsider by Stephen King

The Outsider by Stephen King on the Kindle

Edition Published: 2018, First Published: 2018 Language book read in: English Vel's Perspective Stephen Kings is an extremely prolific writer, with nearly 60 novels published to date, and I doubt there are many places in the world where people haven’t heard of him or his stories. The settings for his novels vary widely from science fiction, to today, … Continue reading The Outsider by Stephen King

CIRCE BY MADELINE MILLER

Circe by Madeline Miller

Edition Published: 2018, First Published: 2018 Language book read in: English Nel's perspective I’ve always had a love-hate relationship with Greek Mythology. On one hand, I’ve always been interested in stories about heroes, magical creatures, and adventures. On the other, most, if not all, of the characters in Greek mythology are all-mighty, none can be beaten, none can … Continue reading CIRCE BY MADELINE MILLER

CHAMKORIA BY MILEN RUSKOV

Edition Published: 2017, First Published: 2017 Language book read in: Bulgarian Vel's perspective I received a long-awaited parcel from Nelly around 6 March, and along the treats she always sends me was Milen Ruskov’s bulky creation - Chamkoria. I started reading right away. Though many days I was unable to revisit the book due to personal engagements, I … Continue reading CHAMKORIA BY MILEN RUSKOV

Mythago Wood by Robert Holdstock

The Spine of Mythago Wood by Robert Holdstock

Edition Published: 2014, First Published: 1984 Language book read in: English Nel’s Perspective: I braced myself for the second round of fantasy stories and it was a bit of a challenge. Robert Holdstock has a very unique way of story-telling, which was a bit difficult to follow at times. This was not because the language was … Continue reading Mythago Wood by Robert Holdstock

The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov

A partial cover of the Bulgarian edition of Master and Margarita

Edition Published: 2018, First Published: 1967 Language book read in: Bulgarian   Vel’s Perspective: Reading Russian literature is always a bizarre experience for me, even when I know something odd will be going on, I am still amazed at just how odd things become. After reading a collection of Gogol’s short stories I thought I was ready … Continue reading The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov

SWORN VIRGIN BY RENE KARABASH

The cover of Sworn Virgin by Rene Karabash

Edition Published: 2018, First Published: 2018 Language book read in: Bulgarian   Nel’s Perspective: Reading Sworn Virgin by Rene Karabash was a unique experience. I was only barely familiar with the concept of a sworn virgin and I honestly thought that this is not something you can access and see for yourself today. But as it turns out, … Continue reading SWORN VIRGIN BY RENE KARABASH

BOXWOOD ASH BY IVAN TRENEV

The cover of Boxwood Ash by Ivan Trenev

Edition Published: 2013, First Published: 1980 Language book read in: Bulgarian   Vel’s Perspective: I have much to say about this book, and even more left to ponder before I can formulate it into coherent sentences. Up until this point Nelly and I challenged each other with books in English, most of which in the Gothic genre. I … Continue reading BOXWOOD ASH BY IVAN TRENEV