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Til kingdom come by Andrej Nikolaidis

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Til Kingdom come by Andrej Nikolaidis Montenegrin fiction Translator – Will Firth Source – review copy   You better run You better run and run and run You better run You better run You better run to the City of Refuge You better run You better run You better run to the City of Refuge […]

The son by Andrej Nikolaidis

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The son by Andrej Nikolaidis Montenegrin fiction Original title –  Sin Translator – Will Firth Source – Review copy I’ve reviewed the first book in this what is a lose trilogy of novels by Andrej Nikolaidis .He is a well-known figure in Montenegro where he is quite outspoken at times and is firmly a writer […]

The Coming by Andrej Nikolaidis

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The coming by Andrej Nikolaidis Montenegrin fiction Translator Will Firth The first chapter of this book was featured in this years best european fiction Andrej Nikolaidis is a rising star of central european fiction born to a half greek family he spent his youth in between his current homeland and Bosnia and you can see the […]

Andrej Nikoladis on Thomas Bernhard

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Author on Author Montenegrin author, Andrej Nikolaidis, talks of his love for the Austrian writer, Thomas Bernhard. The first book by Thomas Bernhard that I ever read was “Der Untergeher” – ‘The Loser’. That was in the early nineties, when war was raging across what was once Yugoslavia, and very soon after the forced migration […]

September on winstonsdad

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Well September started with a review of Nobel possibleSvetlana Alexievich’s book voices from Chernobyl , here interviews with survivors from the disaster.Then I set off to Africa and a collection of classic and new books all connected to africa from Lemona’s tale by Ken Saro-Wiwa a book about a woman waiting to die that echoed […]

Wildlife and Weekend reads

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A busy day at work saw me going round a local wildlife park with people I support so for this world lit blogger I saw animals from many of the places I have blogged about over the years here you could stroke the  wallabies .It was nice for people I look after to see animals […]

More bloody foreigners lunch

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Well Last month when I was in London Daniela from Europa editions and Susan from Istros books mentioned this event was happening and it would be great if I could come ,as I can usually only afford one trip to London a year I had to turn them down ,then Daniela said they may have […]

Top 50 books in translation since 2000

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Well everyone has seen or heard about the rather translation light Guardian 100 books since 2000 wel I m doing a list of books from 2000 most I have reviewed since the blog but others I read before the blog.This is a personal list in reply to the Guardian list and reflects my own tastes […]

Winstonsdad’s Books of the year

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Well it was a busy reading year if not reviewing year at winstonsdad I managed to read 128 books but as said yesterday managed to review a far fewer books so the ones I have chosen I have reviewed as well barring one .All the books this year are translations I have picked twelve in no […]

Welcome to Eastern European Lit month

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    Well I’m a day late but earlier in the year I said I waned to do an Eastern European month .Thus reading books from what made up the soviet bloc behind the iron curtain before it fell . I have long enjoyed the literature from this region . From Ismail Kadare , Witold […]

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