• Reading plans May 2020
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    Reading plans for May 2020

    Reading plans for May Welcome to my reading plans for May 2020! So, as I have started to get more into readathons, reading challenges and events recently, I though I’d try something new on the blog. Which is a (maybe monthly?) blogpost with my reading plans for the upcoming month! If you want, you can join me and the rest of the book-community in these events, and read along with me/us. Or you can simply have a look at my reading plans and see which books I plan on reviewing for the blog for the next few weeks. TBR plans for May If you aren’t familiar with it, TBR stands…

  • Book review rotherweird by Andrew Caldecott
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    Book review: Rotherweird

    Book review of Rotherweird by Andrew Caldecott This is a book review of Rotherweird by Andrew Caldecott. A book about a weirdly whimsical and secluded town with plenty of Tudor age secrets. Rotherweird is the first part of a trilogy. Find it right here on Book Depository or Amazon [affiliate links] Summary I have humbly borrowed this blurp from the back of the book: “1558: Twelve children, gifted far beyond their years, are banished by their Tudor queen to the town of Rotherweird. Some say they are the golden generation; some say the devil’s spawn. But everyone knows they are something to be revered – and feared. Four and a…

  • Book review Circe by Madeline Miller
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    Book review: Circe by Madeline Miller

    Book review of Circe by Madeline Miller This is my book review of Circe by Madeline Miller. It’s a retelling of the story of Circe, who was believed to be one of the first witches in greek mythology. Summary of Circe “In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child—not powerful, like her father, nor viciously alluring like her mother. Turning to the world of mortals for companionship, she discovers that she does possess power—the power of witchcraft, which can transform rivals into monsters and menace the gods themselves.” The description of Circe above is…

  • Book review conversation sinfonietta by Jean Tardieu
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    Book review: Conversation-Sinfonietta

    Book review of Conversation-Sinfonietta by Jean Tardieu This book review of Conversation-Sinfonietta by Jean Tardieu, is part of my “A play a week” reading challenge. I aim to read 52 plays in a year, and I’ll review every single one right here on the blog! A symphony of conversation It’s a script meant for staging a basic conversation as if it was a choir singing together. This means a few repeated lines between the characters, who are named by their tone of voice. The script for Conversation-Sinfonietta suggested placing the actors in accordance with how you would place singers in a choir set-up. (The image below does not correspond with…

  • 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 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…