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Book Review: ‘Barcelona Shadows’ by Marc Pastor

Enriqueta Marti

This gothic tale, set in anarchist-haunted, war-drained, superstitious Barcelona just prior to World War I, is a fictionalized account of the notorious real-life career of Enriqueta Martí, a serial child-killer and pimp. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Subtly Worded’ – Short Stories by Teffi from Pushkin Press

teffi

The Russian writer Teffi, whose real name was Nadezhda Alexandrovna Lokhvitskaya, enjoyed great popularity throughout the first half of the 20th century as she chronicled life in Russia before and after the Revolution and then as an emigre in Paris. But her work has faded into relative obscurity since. I had never heard of her until the 2014 publication of ... Read More »