“The Thracian Spirit – An Exceptional Bulgarian Destination” sounds like a road sign from somewhere deep in the sticks, leading to a minor hollow in a remote cliff, labelled as an “ancient sanctuary”.
Despite opposition from the British Empire, Russia and an American journalist help the Bulgarians free themselves from the Ottoman Empire - in part, at least
What do Chernobyl and S & M have in common? Not much, you may think, until you read Georgi Tenev's Vick Prize-winning novel Partien Dom, or Party Headquarters. But combining Communism, sex and nuclear disaster is all in a day's work for the Sfumato dramatist.