Edition Published: 2019, First Published: 2013Language book read in: Bulgarian Vel’s Perspective Transki Stories is used as the umbrella name for two separate sets of stories - Transki Stories and Balkan Suite, which have been collected under one edition. The two sets of stories have many similarities - they take heavy inspiration from Bulgarian folk … Continue reading Transki Stories and Balkan Suite by Petar Delchev
Edition Published: August 15th 2019, First Published: August 15th 2019Language book read in: Bulgarian Nel’s Perspective Teodora Dimova’s The Stricken is a very raw and honest narrative of the days just before the 1944 Bulgarian coup d'état, which marked the end of the Kingdom of Bulgaria and the start of the People's Republic of Bulgaria … Continue reading The Stricken by Teodora Dimova
Edition Published: 2018, First Published: 2018 Language book read in: Bulgarian Vel's Perspective Yavor Tsanev is the first of a few Bulgarian authors who has made his way to our selected books of the year list with his Kissed by God, a collection of short stories, titled after one of the featured tales. I love … Continue reading Kissed by God by Yavor Tsanev
Update: The NoSleep Podcast team was kind to provide the correct names of the authors and their respective stories, so we can spread the love accordingly (29.01.2020) Vel's Perspective We arrived early, as one should, and shuffled coats, umbrellas and wine on our seats with great anticipation. Nelly was definitely more nervous and excited, but … Continue reading The NoSleep Podcast – European Tour 2020 [Updated]
Edition Published: 1997, First Published: 1872 Language book read in: English Vel's Perspective: In A Glass Darkly is a collection of 5 stories, loosely connected by the common theme of being cases observed or brought to the attention of Dr Hesselius, who does not take an active part in them and are submitted to the attention … Continue reading In A Glass Darkly by Sheridan Le Fanu
Edition Published: 1994, First Published: 1956 Language book read in: English Vel's Perspective: It is somewhat challenging to write about a compilation of short stories. There are some I loved, and some I didn’t. On the other hand, to fully appreciate the style of an author it is best to read more than one of their … Continue reading Selected Tales by Edgar Allan Poe
Tibet has long had a mysterious allure to me. Yet the reality seems to be quite far from what I imagined.