Archive > Alek Popov’s novel The Black Box reviewed

black_box_lightenedhi-resAlek Popov’s darkly satirical comic novel The Black Box has been reviewed by Richard Beard on the Contemporary Bulgarian Writers blog. Popov is surely one of Europe’s funniest and most exciting emerging writers whose most recently translated novel concerns the exploits of two Bulgarian brothers, Ned and Angel and a puzzling black plastic box containing the ashes of their late father . . .

Reviewing the book, Richard Beard talks of Popov’s ‘uniquely scabrous view of Bulgarians abroad.’ Read the review in full here: Richard Beard on ‘The Black Box’ by Alek Popov.

For more on the novel, including information on ordering, follow this link: The Black Box by Alek Popov.

‘A brilliant book’ Frankfurter Allegmeine Zeitung

‘Gogol is risen  in Bulgaria! Wonderful and effortless humour’  Josip Novakovich



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