• 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! Book review of The Chairs by Eugene Ionesco As the version I read, was a Danish translation from before…

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    Book review: The 1000 Year Old Boy

    This is my book review of The 1000 Year Old Boy by Ross Welford. Book review of The 1000 Year Old Boy Summary Text from the blurp on the back of the book: “There are lots of stories about people who want to live forever. This is not one of those stories. This is a story about someone who wants to stop… Alfie Monk is like any other nearly teenage boy – except he’s a thousand years old and can remember the last Viking invasion of England. So when everything Alfie knows and loves is destroyed in a fire, and the modern world comes crashing in, Alfie embarks on a…

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    Book review: Do androids dream of electric sheep?

    This is my book review of Do Androids Dream of Electrical Sheep by Philip K. Dick. Book review of Do Androids Dream of Electrical Sheep I borrowed the book from a co-worker, who also reviews books (in Danish) in this laidback podcast LæsDen.dk – check them out if you speak Danish! I had confessed that I hadn’t yet read some of the older sci-fi works, so I ended up with this in my hand. Apparently, this is the novel that became Blade Runner, which I had heard of before. Summary of Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep This summary is taken from the blurp on the back of the book.…

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    Book review: Guldklumpen – Havnehistorier

    *This book review will be in Danish since the book is only published in Danish* Boganmeldelse af ”Guldklumpen – Havnehistorier” ”Guldklumpen – Havnehistorier” er en samling små historier af Erik Trigger Olesen, udgivet hos forlaget Brøndum. Jeg har læst den fysiske udgave men du kan også få oplevelsen som lydbog, indtalt af forfatteren selv. *Disclaimer: Jeg vil lige for en god ordens skyld tilføje at forfatteren og jeg er i familie, men det har ingen umiddelbar indflydelse på følgende anmeldelse. Beskrivelse af ”Guldklumpen – Havnehistorier” ”Det er en samling af rå og saftige historier om livet blandt Esbjerg Havns arbejdere og særlinge. De ni fortællinger giver uden hensyn til politisk…

  • Book review of The Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare
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    Book review: The Comedy of Errors

    The Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare The Comedy of Errors is a Shakespearean classic and here are my thoughts of it. I wouldn’t necessarily call it a book review as it is a play of a certain age. But as a part of the Rory Gilmore Reading Challenge, and me being a thespian, I just had to read it! Summary In short, The Comedy of Errors is a typical twin-comedy-drama and very Shakespeare. Two sets of twins are separated by a heinous storm. Two of them end up in one place, the other two somewhere else and herein lies the premise of our plot. The pairs of twins then…

  • Book review plato and a platypus by Thomas Cathcart and Daniel Klein
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    Book review: Plato and a platypus walk into a bar

    Here is my review of “Plato and a platypus walk into a bar…” by Thomas Cathcart & Daniel Klein. As the surtitle on the book-cover states, it’s a book about “understanding philosophy through jokes”. Summary Cathcart and Klein takes us through all sorts of different branches of philosophy. They do it through jokes and fun facts, just like promised. That’s really all there is to summarize! Verdict I picked this one up at an airport (I don’t recall which one) because it said “Plato and a platypus […]”. I thought it looked fun at the time and it can never hurt brushing up on the old philosophers, right? As I’ve…

  • Forfatter - sådan finder du betalæsere
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    Sådan finder du betalæsere

    Sådan finder du betalæsere Hvor finder du betalæsere? Hvis du ikke allerede har en lille gruppe af faste test-læsere til dine seneste skriverier, kan det virke uoverskueligt og svært at finde betalæsere. Jeg har her et par forslag til, hvordan du kan gribe det an. (Hvilken type betalæser/feedback søger du? Det er måske værd at overveje, inden du læser videre. Se mit indlæg om forskellige typer betalæsere her>>). Skrivegrupper Der findes skrivekurser både online og i ’den virkelige verden’, hvor du har mulighed for at møde andre forfattere og forfatterspirer. For mange kurser gælder det at man bliver en del af en gruppe fx på højskolekurser eller biblioteker osv. Her…