Life Interrupted, an Author’s Journey

Posted on Saturday, July 16th, 2011

Wednesday, June 22, 2011. From Corporate America to Poverty with the Stroke of a PenIt’s not easy being famous, but, then, of course, I wouldn’t know, because I’m not… What I SHOULD say is that it’s not easy being an author, especially if you need to eat on a regular basis.

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Book review: We, The Drowned by Carsten Jensen

Posted on Friday, January 28th, 2011

The author and political commentator Carsten Jensen hails from the Danish town of Marstal, in the South of Funen Archipelago, and it’s the people of this coastal town, and their relationship to the sea, that forms the central thread of the novel.

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Book review: Before the Frost by Henning Mankell

Posted on Sunday, December 12th, 2010

Henning Mankell has been busy lately writing about the recent Swedish election and experimenting with new thriller formulas such as his latest novel, The Man from Beijing.

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Book review: Broken by Karin Fossum

Posted on Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

Karin Fossum’s Broken is blessed with weird locations, insightful art knowledge and a fantastic heroin addict personality. On the downside, the main character, Alvar Eide, is a tad dull and the plot is thin.

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Book Review: The Snowman by Jo Nesbo

Posted on Monday, November 1st, 2010

The book is the fifth in the Harry Hole detective series to be translated into English. Jo Nesbo (50) is a Norwegian novelist and musician who is fast becoming one of the bigger names in the competitive and crowded marketplace for Scandinavian crime fiction.

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Book review: The Last Child

Posted on Monday, May 31st, 2010

Everybody will still remember John Hart’s New York Times bestselling debut “The King of Lies”. His only dream is to become a good writer and to get published. In 2008 he is rewarded for this talent by winning the Edgar Award for this novel “Down River”. Two years later he’s back with “The Last Child”.

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Book review: The Red Pyramid (The Kane Chronicles, Book 1)

Posted on Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

Rick Riordan is the author of the New York Times bestselling ‘Percy Jackson and the Olympians’ series for children. Now he released his first book of ‘The Kane Chronicles’. The adventure begins with ‘The Red Pyramid’.

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Book review: Matterhorn, A Novel of the Vietnam War

Posted on Monday, May 10th, 2010

Amazon Best Books of the Month, March 2010: Matterhorn is a marvel–a living, breathing book with Lieutenant Waino Mellas and the men of Bravo Company at its raw and battered heart. Karl Marlantes doesn’t introduce you to Vietnam in his brilliant war epic–he unceremoniously drops you into the jungle, disoriented and dripping with leeches, with [...]

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Book review: The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest

Posted on Sunday, May 9th, 2010

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest is the third and last novel in Stieg Larsson’s world famous Millennium Trilogy. However, this novel is more than merely the final volume in the trilogy.“Millennium III” is the last novel completed by Larsson before his sudden death in 2004. There are rumours of an unfinished work, but [...]

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Book review: Island Beneath the Sea

Posted on Saturday, May 8th, 2010

Island Beneath the Sea, written by New York Times bestselling author Isabel Allende, tells the story of a mulatta woman, a slave and concubine, determined to take control of her own destiny. Allende, four years after Ines of My Soul, returns with another historical novel ranging from the sugar plantations of Saint-Domingue to the lavish [...]

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