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Journey with a purpose

Angel Igov is an award-winning Bulgarian writer with an impressive literary biography. In May 2014 he will present his writing and books in Finland during the Black Sea Days, organised by Lecti Centre and The Christine and Göran Schildt Foundation. Lecti Magazine interviewed Angel before the trip. Who are you? …

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Mountains, music and… Bulgaria

Descent of the Lyre is Will Buckingham’s novel about music in Paris, Orpheus and last but not least, Bulgaria. In April 2014 Will is re-visiting Bulgaria. His novel will appear in Bulgarian (publisher Enthusiast) and there will be launch events in Sofia and Varna. Will is going to be quite …

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Welcome to Lecti Magazine!

In Lecti Magazine you will find all kinds of interesting reading – interviews and presentations of authors and other people involved with literature, book reviews, poetry, short stories, chapters from new books, historical and other articles, opinions and discussions… You name it, and you write it! Lecti Magazine is free, …

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Bulgaria

Views on Bulgarian Historiography – Part I

In the heat of one of Greece’s recent crises, a Greek minister admonished his people to accept some drastic austerity measures. Or else, he argued, the Greeks would be reduced to the living standards of the Bulgarians. I have no idea of whether this went home with the Greeks, but …

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Bulgaria

Views on Bulgarian Historiography – Part II

Bulgaria cultivates a special form of amnesia. Recent history is not taught at school and there is no museum treating communist misrule. Unlike many other post-communist states there has been no historical commission to deal with the crimes during World War II and during the Soviet era. There is not …

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Views on Bulgarian Historiography – Part III

During the communist era agrarian leader Stamboliiski (ruled 1919-1923) was never as completely taboo as was Stambolov. There was considerable overlap between his style of rule and that of the communists. The Bulgarian National Agrarian Union was a mass political party backed up by an ideology that attacked urban capitalism, …

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