Archive for the ‘Good Reads’ Category

  • Balan: A City At A Crossroads

    Feb 20, 14 • Good ReadsNo Comments
    Balan: A City At A Crossroads

    What Romanian miners do when their mine is closed down...

  • Readers’ cmmts to “The Man They Killed on Christmas Day”

    Feb 4, 14 • Blog, Good ReadsNo Comments
    Readers’ cmmts to “The Man They Killed on Christmas Day”

    Martyn 'Grog' Grove: I've just finished reading "The Man They Killed on Christmas Day", and found it very illuminating. When I watched the events of 24 years ago on TV, I could not believe what was going on. I've been interested in Vlad Tepes for some time, and in August 1989 I visited Romania and toured around, visiting Bucharest, Curtea De Arges, Sibiu, Tirgu Mures, Sighisoara, Brasov, Ploiesti and the Black Sea coast at Mamaia. I found the people and the countryside wonderful. We were obviously kept ignorant of what was going on, politically, because the later events came as such a shock to me. I knew a...

  • The Mist and The Dragon

    Oct 3, 13 • Good ReadsNo Comments
    The Mist and The Dragon

    “The Mist and The Dragon” - a comic fantasy novel written by Russian members of the international cultural organization Transylvanian Society of Dracula and based on the idea of its founder - Mr. Nicolae Paduraru...