Short Review: The Captive by Skomantas (Tales from the Baltic 1)

Skomantas. The Captive. Translated by Mara Almenas. Tvermė, 1998. Tales from the Baltic 1. Genre tags: historical fiction, medieval, Baltic (Lithuania and Latvia), Northern Crusades. Baltic fiction—literature from Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania—is not incredibly common in English translation. In fact, the Baltics have long been a "mystery" in the European world, like Albania: close to … Continue reading Short Review: The Captive by Skomantas (Tales from the Baltic 1)