Notes from Underground

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Beaufort Books (March 2014)

Bronze Medal Award Winner!

Notes from Underground received the Bronze medal award in the Suspense/Thriller category for the 2015 Independent Publisher Book Awards

A novel set in the twilight years of the Czechoslovak communist regime, this novel describes a doomed love affair between two young people trapped in the system. The novel evokes a world in which every word and gesture evokes a double meaning, as peopleseek to find truth amid the lies, and love, in the midst of betrayal.

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An interview with Roger, led by Tony Curzon-Price, about the novel can be heard on opendemocracy. The interview is divided into two parts:

Part 1, click here

Part 2, click here

Standpoint Magazine Review / Remarks by Michael Zantovsky here

Forbes Online Review by Meghan Gurdon here

Here are two excellent pieces by Robin Ashenden on Notes from Underground.

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