Monthly Archives: October 2011

Word Wide Web?

Out flew the web and floated wide; the mirror crack´d from side to side; “The curse is come upon me”, cried The Lady of Shalott   Alfred Tennyson, The Lady of Shalott (1842)   ——————————- Sorry, just couldn´t help it. … Continue reading

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Nu med hjemmeside

Nej, jeg trænger ikke lige til flere steder at vedligeholde, men min søde niece (skuespiller Lene Hummelshøj) har indlæst prologen til “Anna Märklins familiekrønike” for mig. Desværre er filen så stor og tung, at jeg ikke lige kan lægge den … Continue reading

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Lars Kepler, Paganini-kontrakten (2011)

For my English readers: 580 pages of conspiracy and action, a few of them really interesting, featuring a James Bond-like, infallible wonderboy. Two stars (for the scenes about Paganini and his music). But don´t mind me,  several fans of fast-paced … Continue reading

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It´s Sweden´s Day # 4

Sweden, a pretty fairy world with no rain but rose leaves.

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Caption this

One of my readers had a great idea when she saw yesterday´s post: tell me what the young girl says (or thinks) Thank you for the suggestion, Tracy, and now please play along folks.

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Susanne Staun, Hilsen fra Rexville (2011)

Nogle bøger glæder man sig bare så meget til at man er nødt til at tigge om et anmeldereksemplar og glemme alt om de 70 andre som venter på hylden. Bogen er den anden i Stauns nye serie om retsmedicineren … Continue reading

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Liz Rigbey, Summer Time (2003)

This is the writer´s second standalone. Liz (or Elizabeth) Rigbey grew up in America but lives in the UK today. My review of her debut. The first lines: “My mother told my sister and me this story many times. How … Continue reading

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Tony Black, Truth Lies Bleeding (2011)

This Scottish police procedural is the first DI Rob Brennan mystery. The opening lines: “The girl´s screams were enough to give away their hiding place. It took a lot of noise, a racket, to have heads popping out of windows … Continue reading

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