Month: July 2012

Once upon a time…

Once upon a time… how many stories begin with these words? When I hear them, I nestle in my reading chair, ready for an adventure on the page. An adventure back to bygone times, where princesses were held captive in towers or slumbered for a hundred years, where dragons lived in remote caves and could […]

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Kadaverdoktoren – Lene Kaaberbøl

1894: En ung kvinde findes død; hendes familie tysser det ned. Ved undersøgelse af kvinden finder kadaverdoktoren, Dr. Karno, mider i kvindes næsebor. Kort tid efter kvindens begravelse, findes hendes præst død og lagt på is, ligeledes med mider i næseborene. Grundet et brækket ben, må Dr. Karno mod sin vilje lade sin 20-årige datter […]

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State of Wonder – Ann Patchett

Deep in the Amazon, the secretive and suspicious Dr. Swenson is developing a drug for a Minnesota pharmaceutical company. Anders, a research scientist, is sent there to get an update on the development and dies of a fever. Marina, likewise a research scientist, is sent to the Amazon in his wake with the same goal. […]

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