Monthly Archives: March 2009

>Machokrimi in March # 3

>To sum up my March theme in a few words, the question was if there was a genre which could be called machokrimi. My readers have suggested that noir or hard-boiled crime fiction could be the answer. With regard to … Continue reading

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>2009 Suspense and Thriller Reading Challenge

>I have participated in – and finished – my first reading challenge ever!The challenge is hosted by Kay of J.Kay´s book blog. The main rule is: read twelve different sub-genres of thrillers in 2009. And here you have my twelve … Continue reading

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>Charles Dickens, Our Mutual Friend (1864-65)

>2009 Suspense and Thriller Reading Challenge: historical thriller. I have read a handful of Dickens´ novels, and in my eyes this one is by far the best. Not only because of the crime story – which does not take up … Continue reading

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>The Winner – vinderen.

>And the winner of Wednesday´s competition is …..Mack Lundy, Virginia! Congratulations, Mack. The book was: Charles Dickens, Our Mutual Friend. The review will come up later today. Vinderen af onsdagens konkurrence: Mack Lundy, Virginia. Bogen var: Charles Dickens, Vor Fælles … Continue reading

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>Rebus Speak

>Do you think the irregular English verbs ´lie´ and ´lay´ are easy to juggle with for Danish students? Oh, you have never thought about that – but as a language teacher, I have! Quite a lot. And my very best … Continue reading

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>Weekly Geeks # 12. Linking to other reviews.

>[Remember to try my competition & win a thriller/crime novel – 30 hours left] 1.Write a post encouraging readers to look through your archives: the easiest way to find my reviews is to follow the label ´review´. That is what … Continue reading

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>Åsa Larsson, Sort Sti (2006)

>Oversat fra svensk (Svart stig, 2006) ”Jeg må ikke blive her. Har optaget en plads længe nok. Der findes kvinder, der har mere brug for den. Den slags, der sætter ild til deres hår. Som kommer ind på afdelingen og … Continue reading

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>Susanne Staun, Som Arvesynden (1999)

> [I ´borrowed´ this picture from Susanne Staun´s homepage. Not sure whether the legs belong to Ms Staun or to Fanny Fiske] Stauns imponerende krimidebut er svær at sætte i bås. På den ene side er plottet med de dræbte … Continue reading

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>My "Andersen" Suitcase

>As my visitors seem almost as intrigued by our old suitcase as by my competition, I shall give you two new pictures to enjoy. It was a gift for our wedding anniversary a few years ago. I don´t know much … Continue reading

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>Weekly Geeks # 11. Historical Fiction

>[Remember to participate in my competition & try to win Sophie Hannah´s Little Face]I decided to answer question 2: Do you have a favourite book that really pulled you back in time, or perhaps gave you a special interest in … Continue reading

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