Monthly Archives: June 2011

Thy´s Day 57

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Where Girls Don´t Count

As I mentioned yesterday, the strongest part of Kishwar Desai´s novel, Witness the Night, was the insight in the lives of Indian women. Two quotations from the book which show you that there are still millions of girls and women … Continue reading

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Kishwar Desai, Witness the Night (2010)

Bogudfordringen 2011; bøger fra andre kontinenter end Europa og Nordamerika. The Global Reading Challenge 2011: Asia. This Indian psychological thriller is the writer´s second stand-alone, but the first one published in Britain. “I turn around again and, shivering in the … Continue reading

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Guest blogging today…

How stupid of me to forget to link to my guest post today. Patti of Pattinase invited me to participate in her feature “How I Came to Write this Story” a long time ago so if you should have forgotten … Continue reading

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X is for XL

– for Kerrie´s alphabet in crime meme – As it is not that easy to come up with something unique for this week´s post, I´ll rattle something off in the early morning rather than have my bright idea stolen once … Continue reading

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Midsummer Murders

Do you need a light and easy read for the beach? – for the bus? – for the back yard? A bit belatedly (as we celebrate midsummer and Sankt Hans, St John the Baptist, on June the 23rd) I´d like … Continue reading

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Kathy Reichs, Déjà Dead (1997)

This thriller is the first American Temperance Brennan story, set in Quebec. My daughters have watched the TV series ´Bones´ for a long time so I was curious to see what all the fuss was about. “Protruding from the leaves … Continue reading

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Thy´s Day # 56

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W is for the Whole, Wide World

[Photo: Jan Hummelshøj, Greenland] – for Kerrie´s alphabet in crime meme – This week I have chosen the whole world as my subject. One of the brilliant aspects of reading fiction is that it is such a comfortable and inexpensive … Continue reading

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M.C. Beaton, Death of a Perfect Wife (1989)

The other night I picked a more serious crime story from my shelf after a long exam day, but when I had tried to read the first paragraph five times, I put it down and settled for this one. This … Continue reading

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