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    Book review: A Lesson in Vengeance

    Book review of A Lesson in Vengeance by Victoria Lee This is my book review of A Lesson in Vengeance by Victoria Lee. It’s a Dark Academia vibe standalone book about Felicity and her schoolmates at Godwin House. Magic, witches, mysteries and romance in a thrilling mix. A Lesson in Vengeance “Felicity Morrow is back at Dalloway School, a centuries old, ivy-covered campus that was home until the tragic death of her girlfriend. […] Witchcraft is woven into Dalloway’s past. The school doesn’t talk about it, but the girls do. In secret rooms and shadowy corners, girls convene. […] It’s Ellis Haley’s first year at Dalloway. A prodigy novelist at…

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    Bog anmeldelse af Skyggeporten af Lene Kaaberbøl

    Bog anmeldelse af Skyggeporten Bog anmeldelse af Skyggeporten af Lene Kaaberbøl, forfatteren bag bl.a. WITCH og Skammerens Datter “Anna, hjælp mig. Det er syv år siden Annas mor forsvandt. Nu hører Anna hende kalde og råbe om hjælp. Men stemmen lyder kun i Annas hoved. Er hun ved at blive skør? Eller er hendes mor virkelig fange et sted og har brug for hendes hjælp? Sporene fører gennem Skyggeporten og lige ind i det mørke Anna er så bange for. Det mørke man kan dø af.” Teksten ovenfor er lånt fra bagsiden af bogen. Almindelige Anna Jeg faldt over Skyggeporten i en lokal genbrugsbutik – den er fra 2006 og…

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    Bog anmeldelse: Krigeren – på den yderste ø

    Bog anmeldelse af Krigeren – på den yderste ø Krigeren – på den yderste ø er første bog i serien om krigeren Odd. Serien er en dansk fantasy serie af Josefine Ottesen. Krigeren – på den yderste ø “Som ganske lille skyllede Odd i land på Berkanas ø, og siden er han blevet holdt som træl af troldkvinden, der vil give den unge mand tilbage som offer til havet. Odd selv drømmer hemmeligt om at blive kriger i kongens hird, men vejen mod målet er ikke bare uendelig lang; den bliver også blodig og fuld af svig.” Ovenstående tekst er lånt fra bogens bagside En kriger fantasy Altså, først og…

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    Book review: This is how you lose the Time War

    Book review of This is how you lose the Time War This is my book review of the sci-fi novel This is how you lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone. I ordered this book online after seeing it mentioned in a booktube video. (However, I cannot remember which video). This is how you lose the Time War “Among the ashes of a dying world, an agent of the Commandant finds a letter. It reads: Burn before reading. Red and Blue, two rival agents hellbent on securing the best possible future for their warring factions, strike up an unlikely correspondence. But what started as a taunt, a battlefield…

  • Cover Book review The theater and its double by Antonin Artaud
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    Book review: The Theater and its double

    Book review of The Theater and its double “The Theatre and its double” by Antonin Artaud is a collection of letters and manifests, in the book I’ve got. It relates the theatre in its broadest sense, to all sorts of phenomenons and events. All wrapped up in Artauds personal attitude towards what constitutes theatre. The theater and its double by Antonin Artaud “The Theater and Its Double is far and away the most important thing that has been written about the theater in the twentieth century…. It should be read again and again …. Artaud oozed magical desires. He was the metaphysician of the theater. – Jean-Louis Barrault. A collection…

  • Book review of the lesson by eugene ionesco
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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: And Still I Rise

    Book review of And Still I Rise Here is my book review of “And Still I Rise” by Maya Angelou which is a collection of poems. “And Still I Rise” is Angelou’s third volume of poetry and she’s also the author behind “I know why the caged bird sings”. Summary And Still I Rise is a collection of poems, divided in three parts. Some of Angelou’s most famous and wellknown poems like Phenomenal Women and Still I Rise are included herein. The poems reflect Angelou’s life and touches subjects such as love, womanhood, racism, blackness and in general just being human. For a full reference on the poems included, have…