Fiction

The Thirteenth Tale – Diane Setterfield

A genre defying book about the perpetual storyteller, Vida Winter and her chosen biographer, Margaret Lea. The starting point of the novel is Margaret Lea receiving a letter from the master storyteller Vida Winter, informing her that Vida Winter will tell her the truth about her life. What follows is a too-good-to-be-true story of wild […]

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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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