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Radulescu's “Black Sea Twilight” on U.K. Chart

The second novel by Washington and Lee professor Domnica Radulescu, Black Sea Twilight (2010 Doubleday), a love story set amid the political turbulence of 1980s Romania, reached No. 40 on WH Smith’s best-seller list in the United Kingdom a few months back. Domnica promoted the novel at a book signing and reading at the Romanian Cultural Centre in London, co-sponsored by Doubleday, last July. See a photo gallery from that event.

Best-selling novelist Adriana Trigiani (Big Stone Gap, Lucia, Lucia) described Black Sea Twilight as “evocative, poetic and lush—a delicious page-turner of lost love, loaded with magical dreams and real hope. Nora Teodoru is a magnetic and unforgettable character. You won’t be able to put this one down.”

Domnica’s novel is now available as an e-book from WH Smith and looks to be following a similar path to Train to Trieste, her best-selling first novel, since it will be published in Romania this summer, and then, possibly, in Sweden.