Monthly Archives: February 2011

>DJ´s Bait in the Box # 89

> [Bait box: Tim Duncan] If you have read this debut, I think there is a fair chance this quotation will jog your memory. “Nineteen years ago this eleven-year-old boy – probably much like himself – had tired of his … Continue reading

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>Two-Sentence Tuesday

> – Two-Sentence Tuesday is hosted by Women of Mystery – What am I reading this week? Well, yesterday I put down a Swedish crime novel after 48 pages. I have just about had enough of spoiled, Swedish sailors for … Continue reading

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>G is for Girl-Power

>For Kerrie´s weekly alphabet meme. I am probably very spoiled because I can say I don´t need to be a feminist. What I mean is that other Danish women fought that fight before I entered the Danish workforce. So I … Continue reading

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>Laura Lippman, Hardly Knew Her (2008)

> This is a collection of very different American short stories, the first part set in Baltimore. The Crack Cocaine DietKelley and her friend Molly have just dropped their boyfriends which is why they need a quick diet and new … Continue reading

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>Just playing around

> I bought a new programme today that makes it much easier for me to experiment with pictures – and book covers, as you can see. And as I have promised myself I will be much more professionel when I … Continue reading

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>Declan Burke, The Big O (2007)

> This love … eh caper crime story is the writer´s second novel. No, of course a male Irish writer doesn´t write love stories. Yet… No, certainly not. “Except what Karen remembered best was his eyes in the split-second when … Continue reading

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>Thy´s Day # 39

> Does she really look like someone who is ready for eighty birthday guests? No comments  – but if you want a quiet, dignified birthday party,  you may consider NOT inviting your siblings!

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