Day: April 24, 2014

Romanian Crime Fiction

Following my interest in Romania and since I pretend that The Game’s Afoot be mainly a crime fiction blog I would like to draw your attention to the following pages:

Profusion Crime Series – Fiction/Non-Fiction, Series Editor: Mike Phillips

Attack in the Library introduced by Mike Phillips

Book review: Attack in the Library by George Arion at Petrona (Maxine)

Euro Crime blog post about Romanian crime fiction published by Profusion

Europe’s Forgotten Corners: The Painted Monasteries of Bucovina (Romania)

This entry was intended as a private note but I’ve thought that it might be of some interest to any regular or casual reader.

The Painted Monasteries of Bucovina (Romania)

Among the most picturesque treasures of Romania are the Painted Monasteries of Bucovina (in north-eastern Romania). Their painted exterior walls are decorated with elaborate 15th and 16th century frescoes featuring portraits of saints and prophets, scenes from the life of Jesus, images of angels and demons, and heaven and hell.

Read more here.

Bukovina at Wikipedia