Month: March 2013

Matched – Ally Condie

Perhaps it is a shame that I read and reviewed “The Hunger Games” before reading “Matched”, their starting point is a dystopian society, where free will is a dream and the societal powers are manifest. In “Matched” the world is clean and organized by the officals and individuals are devided into castes regarding living conditions, […]

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Med Venner i Lys – Øjvind Kyrø

Kristendommen, døden, kærligheden og levnedsforløb er nogle af de store emner, Johannes Møllehave og Jan Lindhardt samtaler om, mens de slendrer rundt i Roms kirker og drikker espressoer på cafe. Resultatet er “Med Venner i Lys”, hvor ungdomsvennerne spiller med og til tider mod hinanden med deres finurlige humor. Såvel Johannes Møllehave som Jan Lindhardt […]

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66° North – Michael Ridpath

Iceland, the volcanic island in the North Atlantic is the main feature of “66 ° North” with its lava fields, fells, mountains, and barren landscape. In addition to the exotic landscape, Iceland’s political and societal landscape serves as a new and highly interesting foundation for a crime novel. Iceland is an exciting place, and it […]

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Sarah Thornhill – Kate Granville

The colonization of Australia has many aspects and has caused casaulties, strife, and devastation that still marks Australia today. In “Sarah Thornhill” some of these aspects come to the fore. Sarah is the daughter of a man, who was “sent off” – a convict who has worked hard and established a small, well-run farm in […]

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