Monthly Archives: December 2009

>The Knitting Club

>You might like to see that though I have not read much lately, I have not just been twiddling my thumbs. Here is a progress report on my jigsaw and a translation of an Arnold-and-Mildred story from November. ”Oh, poor … Continue reading

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>The Axe Mass Murderer

>Look what my creative daughters gave me in my advent calendar (I would have taken the pictures last week, but we had some problems with the quality of the water). A real crime scene: an X Mass murderer striking his … Continue reading

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>Mari Jungstedt, I denne stille nat (2008)

>Som titlen på Jungstedts anden krimi antyder, nærmer juletiden sig på Gotland. Henry Dahlström, en falleret fotograf, har sit livs held på travbanen, hvor han vinder 80.000 kroner, en pæn formue, hvis den omregnes i flasker. Han får dog ikke … Continue reading

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>A Jigsaw Puzzle

>Before Christmas I went to buy a desk but returned home with an old jigsaw puzzle. What is it that is so appealing about jigsaws? Well, I like an appealing environment and some interesting characters, and when I have put … Continue reading

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>Glædelig jul – Merry Christmas

> See you in a few days – but now it is time for Christmas. Merry Christmas to your all, and I hope you are all going to have a wonderful time together with family or good friends. And to … Continue reading

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>Martha Grimes, Jerusalem Inn (1984)

>[Den eneste danske krimi, jeg har kunnet finde af Martha Grimes, er den glimrende “Min mor er død”fra 1992] This novel is the fifth volume in the Inspector Jury series. As usual, this American writer has set her cozy crime … Continue reading

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>End of Christmas IV

>Read part III. IV. After a perfunctory investigation Constable Archibald Primrose gave up solving the murder of St Nicholas. He did the next-best thing by selling the whole story to BBC, CNN and the Danish prime minister who was grateful … Continue reading

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>L for Läckberg

>This week´s letter in Kerrie´s alphabet meme is L. L is for one of Sweden´s most popular crime fiction writers, Camilla Läckberg, well-known for her series featuring Patrick Hedström and Erica Falck. On my shelf I have her fourth Patrick … Continue reading

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>End of Christmas III

>Read part II. III. In spite of all the trouble he had caused, Arnold Kickinbottom had generously let Uncle into the house for a short break and a glass of water, oil-smudged and unkempt as he was. But what was … Continue reading

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>2010 Global Reading Challenge

>As my new challenge blog is up and has already attracted a nicely international crowd of participants, I´d better post an advertisement here to see if I can tempt more of my readers to join the fun. The Easy ChallengeRead … Continue reading

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