Blogs in August 2023

The Two Lives of Lydia Bird 26th August 2023

Lydia and Freddie. Freddie and Lydia. They’d been together for more than a decade, and Lydia thought their love was indestructible. But she was wrong. On her twenty-eighth birthday, Freddie died in a car accident. So now it’s just...

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Farewell, Cowboy 5th July 2023

Farewell, Cowboy is a tough yet poetic novel by one of Croatia’s best known writers. The story is rich in local colour and sentiment, following the main character, Dada, who returns to her home town on the Adriatic coast...

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Zagreb Noir 5th July 2023

astern European history is filled with noir-ish and harrowing tales, and Zagreb, the capital city of Croatia, certainly has its fill. Editor Ivan Srsen has curated a diverse, powerful and dramatic group of stories that offer tremendous insight into...

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Under a Croatian Sun 5th July 2023

Have you ever dreamed about dumping everything and leaving the humdrum of urban living for a new life of blue skies, warm sunshine and sparkling seas? For Anthony and Ivana Stancomb, the decision to move from Fulham to Vis,...

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The Continental Affair 9th June 2023

Meet Henri and Louise. Two strangers, travelling alone, on the train from Belgrade to Istanbul. Except this isn’t the first time they have met. It’s the 1960s, and Louise is running. From her past in England, from the owners...

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