Unfolding the beauty of Bulgaria through fiction
Falling in love, while on the job, with the
country he was relocated to perform his professional duties, led the
US-born Israeli writer Ellis Shuman to create his first novel set in
the picturesque land of Bulgaria which brims with a richness of
ancient history, culture, lore and legend that enchanted and
enwrapped Shuman to conceive Valley of Thracians.
Scientists digitally reconstruct :
Scientists have made a digital reconstruction of
a Renoir portrait with its original colours as they would have
looked to the artist when he finished the painting in 1883, before
the red pigment he used had faded due to its sensitivity to light.
The fate of Oscar Wilde:
From brilliance to infamy
In a week, Oscar Wilde was reduced to ignominy
and shame which resulted in finding himself facing a future
imprisonment at the Old Bailey. What preceded was the scandal that
shook it to the foundation of the century of Victorian England.