• Book review Forbandelsen over Laitana 2 af Sissel Moody
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    Book review: Undergrundens mysterier

    Forbandelsen over Laitana – Undergrundens mysterier *This book review will be in Danish since the book is only published in Danish* Jeg modtog et anmeldereksemplar fra forfatteren mod en ærlig anmeldelse af værket. “Forbandelsen over Laitana – Undergrundens Mysterier” af Sissel Moody er fortsættelsen til “Forbandelsen over Laitana – Den Magiske Sten”. Undergrundens Mysterier I Undergrundens Mysterier fortsætter vi, hvor rejsen sluttede i Den Magiske Sten. Linea er hjemme på jorden igen og venter spændt på nyheder fra sine venner i Laitana. Da hun langt om længe hører fra dem, er tingene ikke helt som ventet og Linea og vennerne må ud på nye eventyr. Denne gang gælder det den…

  • Book review of the lesson by eugene ionesco
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    Book review: The Lesson by Eugene Ionesco

    Book review of The Lesson by Eugene Ionesco This is actually a review of the script for a play. The play is a part of my reading challenge, where I read a play a week. My goal is to read 52 plays in a year and you can follow my progress right here and maybe even start your own! Find plays by Ionesco right here on Book Depository or Amazon [affiliate links] The Lesson by Eugene Ionesco The Lesson is a short play by Eugene Ionesco. It was a quick read and somewhat entertaining. Basically, there is a professor and his maid, who are expecting a new student. The new…

  • Book review Forbandelsen over Laitana 1 af Sissel Moody
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    Book review: Forbandelsen over Laitana 1

    Forbandelsen over Laitana – Den magiske sten Forbandelsen over Laitana is currently only published in Denmark, and thus the book review will be in Danish Jeg modtog et anmeldereksemplar fra forfatteren mod en ærlig anmeldelse af værket. Den magiske sten “Forbandelsen over Laitana – Den magiske sten” er første bog i serien om Laitana, skrevet af Sissel Moody. Bogen handler om en ung pige, der drømmer om eventyrverdener langt væk. Hun føler sig udenfor i skolen og derhjemme. En dag får hun besøg af en uventet gæst og pludseligt er hun den længe ventede frelser. Frelser af Laitana, der er underlagt en forbandelse. Nu gælder det om at finde den…

  • 5 different books on love (1)
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    5 different books on love

    5 different books on love Here are 5 different books on love just in time for Valentines Day! Whether you like the day or not, I find that books are always a good idea. I’ve collected some of my earlier book reviews for this list, to represent different views on love. (One of them is in Danish). They are different genres and the themes and writing styles are also quite different, so hopefully you’ll find at least one of them interesting. You can read the full reviews by following the links in the book titles. I’ve tried to relate each of them to something with a similar theme or feel,…

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    Book review: The Chairs by Eugene Ionesco

    Book review: The Chairs by Eugene Ionesco “The Chairs” by Eugene Ionesco is a script and I read it as part of my ‘A play a week reading challenge‘. I read it in Danish, but will review it in English since it is an internationally known piece. I will not go into detail about the surrounding contexts of the play when Ionesco wrote it, or even the author themselves. This book review will be just a review of the reading experience from a dramaturg’s point of view. Let’s dive into it! Find plays by Ionesco right here on Book Depository or Amazon [affiliate links] Book review of The Chairs by…

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    Book review: The Lost Magician

    Book review of The Lost Magician by Piers Torday, a childrens book. Book review of The Lost Magician Summary This text is borrowed from the blurp on the back of the book: “If you can imagine it, it must exist somewhere… It is 1945. They have survived the Blitz, but when Simon, Patricia, Evelyn and Larry step through a mysterious library door, it is the beginning of their most dangerous adventure yet. They discover a magical world, where the stories of the library are locked in an eternal war. The children’s only hope is to search for the magician who created them – who has been lost for centuries.” Find…

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    Book review: There Are Girls Like Lions

    Book review of There Are Girls Like Lions from Chronicle Books, with a foreword by Cole Swensen. A collection of poems about being a woman, by several authors. Book review of There Are Girls Like Lions Description Borrowed from the back of the book: “For mothers, daughters, sisters, wives, partners and friends, here are 28 stirring poems about the experience of being a woman. Rousing and empowering, with striking illustrations, There Are Girls Like Lions is a celebration of womanhood in all its dimensions, including love, friendship, motherhood, work, aging, and much more.” Find the book right here on Book Depository or Amazon [affiliate link] Verdict As mentioned elsewhere on…

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    Book review: Vox by Christina Dalcher

    Book review of Vox by Christina Dalcher, a dystopian novel about the not so distant future. Book review of Vox by Christina Dalcher Summary of the book  This blurp is borrowed from the back of the book: “Jean McClellan spends her time in almost complete silence, limited to just one hundred words a day. Any more, and a thousand volts of electricity will course through her veins. Now the new government is in power, everything has changed. But only if you’re a woman. Almost overnight, bank accounts are frozen, passports are taken away and seventy million women lose their jobs. Even more terrifyingly, young girls are no longer taught to…