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Three Forest Reviews

by Fanny Mäkelä The Story about Butterfly Buddy The blinding light of the sun welcomes Buddy the caterpillar to the world. The second thing that welcomes him is hunger. At once Buddy and his nine siblings start eating the delicious leaves of the nettle, their place of birth. Suddenly a …

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Bulgaria

Black Sea Sailing

Review by Arin Murin Journey to Colchis. Trilingual (Swedish, Finnish, English) history about the Black Sea and Göran Schildt’s Black Sea trip in 1963 by Sabira Ståhlberg. Lecti Book Studio, Varna 2014. Read about the book at Lecti Book Studio website here. Buy the book at Lecti Bookshop. Sailing into …

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Children

Funny Dog Weather

Review by Ed Lear Dog Weather on the Black Sea by Sabira Ståhlberg. Lecti Book Studio, Varna 2014. Read about the book at Lecti Book Studio website and about chasing Mopsus in Lecti Magazine here. Buy the book at Lecti Bookshop. The book “Dog Weather on the Black Sea” tells …

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Authors

Excerpt from “Hawa-la”

Отрывок из романа «Хава-ля» Я нарочно нырнул в одну из малолюдных улочек в Старотатарской слободе, где практически не осталось жилых, или, правильнее сказать, живых домов: одни старые, полуразрушенные деревянные здания, сохранившие память о славных купеческих фамилиях. Я вразвалочку двигался по разбомбленной временем и людьми улице с мягким названием Сафьян, когда …

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Authors

A Trip to the Unknown

Review by Sabira Stahlberg A mysterious and elusive girl, a curious and obstinate young man and a juicy love story are usually elements enough for a successful novel. The author of “Hawa-la”, Renat Bekkin, is not satisfied with the classical ingredients. He adds exotic spices to the story, starting with …

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Creative Writing

На плажа

Иво Иванов Текстовете са написани по време на семинара по творческо писане на Лекти културен център, Варна, юли 2014 г. On one Saturday afternoon I was going to the beach, prepared with all my accessories – bag, umbrella, water and fruits. It was a sunny day and the breeze was …

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Creative Writing

Meeting a ghost on a Yorkshire bridge

Wiley Cawthra The text was written during the Creative Writing seminar organised by Lecti Cultural Centre, Varna, July 2014 Alone at 3 am, a touch of night sweat at my throat chilling in the early morning air puffing through my window, perhaps driven by the cross sea gulls roused for …

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Creative Writing

Капка

Аглика Николова Текстовете са написани по време на семинара по творческо писане на Лекти културен център, Варна, юли 2014 г. Самотната капка полетя надолу. От хладния есенен дъждец, който ромоля по покривите през нощта, не беше останало много. Ведрото утро завари само закъснели водни капки по клоните на дърветата. Капките …

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