Reading

The Books I’ve Read: Astrid Lindgren – Die Menschheit hat den Verstand verloren//War Diaries, 1939-1945!

Pic by Franzi. In my literature club we just finished reading Astrid Lindgren’s War Diaries from 1939 until 1945 (German edition Die Menschheit hat den Verstand verloren). She started writing it on September 1, 1939 with the words: „Oh, today the war started.“ Back then, Lindgren was still an unknown person in the literature world. …

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The Book I’m Reading Right Now: Boyfriend by Christmas by Jenny Stallard!

Pic by Franzi. Every year before X-Mas I am treating myself with a (kitschy) X-Mas novel. This year I decided for Boyfriend for Christmas by Jenny Stallard! Single girl and dating journalist for a lifestyle website Genie Havisham has to find a boyfriend by Christmas (and write a column about it) or find a new …

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Das Kunstseidene Mädchen/The Artificial Silk Girl by Ingrid Keun!

Pic by Franzi. A am really into novels about women mastering their unique way of life, ending either tragic or succesful and happy. The book Das kunstseidene Mädchen/The artificial silk girl by Irmgard Keun falls into the first category. I found a used copy in one of my favorite book shops in Hamburg. This is …

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The Ocean At The End Of The Lane by Neil Gaiman!

Pic by Franzi. The Ocean At The End Of The Lane – or author Neil Gaiman in general – were recommended to me by several people recently. Finally, my pal Marie borrowed me her copy. Here comes my book review… Summary: A middle-aged man returnes to his childhood hometown because of a funeral. Afterwards, instead …

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