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    Book review: To be taught if fortunate

    Book review of To be taught if fortunate To be taught if fortunate is a short sci-fi novel by Becky Chambers. I found it via looking through my friends reads on Goodreads, and it looked enticing. Technically, it is categorized as a space opera. Whatever that means. (A quick online search tells me; “a novel, film, or television programme set in outer space, typically of a simplistic and melodramatic nature” – which doesn’t really say anything) To be taught if fortunate by Becky Chambers “In the future, instead of terraforming planets to sustain human life, explorers of the galaxy transform themselves. At the turn of the twenty-second century, scientists make…

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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…

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    Book review: A Place Called Perfect

    Book review of A Place Called Perfect This is my book review of A Place called Perfect by Helena Duggan. I picked up the book because the cover reminded me of The Uncommoners by Jennifer Bell, and I liked that series. Even though this book is for children/tweens, I wanted to read it because it looked fun and interesting. Find it right here on Amazon * A Place called Perfect “Violet never wanted to move to Perfect. Who wants to live in a town where everyone has to wear glasses to stop them going blind? And who wants to be neat and tidy and perfectly behaved all the time? Violet quickly…

  • Blodets Sti af Tobias Stenbæk Bro
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    Book review: Blodets sti af Tobias Stenbæk Bro

    Book review: Blodets sti af Tobias Stenbæk Bro *This book review of Blodets Sti by Tobias Stenbæk Bro will be in Danish since the book is only published in Danish* Jeg modtog et anmeldereksemplar fra Turbine forlaget mod en ærlig anmeldelse af værket. Bogen er senere flyttet til Forlaget Ulven og Uglen. Se også min anmeldelse af Væddermændenes Nat, første bog i serien. Blodets Sti af Tobias Stenbæk Bro “3 brødre. 2 hemmeligheder. 1 sejrherre. De tre riddersønner Rodrik, Cedrik og Stormfrik er på flugt fra de maskerede mænd der brændte deres fødehjem, Ravnehøj, ned til grunden og slog deres fader ihjel. Men brødrene er også på jagt efter svar. For…

  • Væddermændenes nat af Tobias Stenbæk Bro
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    Book review: Væddermændenes Nat

    Book review: Væddermændenes Nat – Et varsel om Storm 1 *This book review of Væddermændenes Nat will be in Danish since the book is only published in Danish* Jeg modtog et anmeldereksemplar fra Turbine forlaget mod en ærlig anmeldelse af værket. Bogen er senere flyttet til Forlaget Ulven og Uglen. Væddermændenes Nat af Tobias Stenbæk Bro “3 brødre 2 hemmeligheder 1 sejrherre Væddermændenes nat er første bind i den dystre fantasyserie Et varsel om Storm; en fortælling om blodige magtkampe, skjult forræderi og fortiede hemmeligheder. Et varsel om Storm er historien om tre riddersønner, hvis drømme brister og ambitioner iturives, da de må forlade deres faders gård og flygte ud…

  • 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…