An important and also an exciting work. Sometimes searing, sometimes funny, often both, it opens a window onto one of Europe's most interesting literary landscapes. Kassabova's translation is superbly natural. This book is a rare achievement on every level
Enev's prose poems of survival are powerful songs from the streets - like Balkan blues, they are deeply touching and heartbreaking
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
Circus Bulgaria is rich and odd and unsettling but ultimately humane. I love it!