Monthly Archives: October 2011

Monkey Justice

My tough fight to conquer my TBR continues, and since May I have only bought ten books. Not bad, eh? But now and then you just should give in to temptation – or you will end up with NO BOOKS … Continue reading

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Just teasing…

I am doing my best to tear myself away from the latest sudoku magazine. So far I have read the first few pages of two books. Look at these teasers – do you know me well enough to guess which … Continue reading

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Sample Sunday

[aka Trying to Conquer the Germans ;) ] A sample of “The Cosy Knave”, the last scene of chapter 1. ———————————— Though Rose would rather swallow her own tongue than voice her agreement, Olivia Cadbury-Flake was not the only inhabitant … Continue reading

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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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