Copenhagen Christmas Market

For once not about books. Almost every year some time before Christmas I travel to a Christmas market, usually in Germany, but this year I decided to go to Copenhagen. I must say Christmas markets are a serious thing in Denmark! I've never seen something like the one in Tivoli. Christmas market has to meet …

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The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden – Jonas Jonasson

The literary agent in Marian Keyes' 'The Woman Who Stole My Life' said: give them 'more of the same'. That's exactly what Jonasson did, more (feels like a lot more) of the same as in ‘The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared’ just not so lightly absurd anymore, instead a bit heavy, …

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Quotes from Did You Ever Have a Family – Bill Clegg

It’s a book about loss, grief and regret, but also about survivors, that’s why I thought those quotes would be better today than any review, or my commentary to the unbelievable horror that happened yesterday… “She was, she sensed sharply as she reached the far side of the parking lot, an untouchable. Not from scorn …

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The Woman Who Stole My Life – Marian Keyes

I bought this book because years ago I read ‘Watermelon’ by Marian Keyes and I remembered laughing out loud and this warm fuzzy feeling. ‘The Woman Who Stole My Life’ is probably typical Marian Keyes story, it's about Stella - a woman with kids, an ex-husband, work problem, compulsive eating issues verging on disorder, meets …

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