Category Archives: Books

Books – What I’ve Read in 2015!

Here are the books I read this year, in the order in read them in… Agatha CHRISTIE – In Hotel Bertram (1965) Oscar WILDE – The Picture of Dorian Gray (1890) Jonathan FRANZEN – The Corrections (2001) J.K. ROWLING – Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (1997) J.K. Rowling – Harry Potter and the Chamber of …

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Books – The Classic Tales Podcast

© leaguefreak.com I discovered podcasts some years ago, when I bought my first iPod, and have loved them ever since.  Of course, most of the podcasts I regularly listen to are all book-related: Here are a few of the ones I like most, in alphabetical order (because I honestly could not say which are my …

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Books & TV-series: I, Claudius

I watched the TV-series I, Claudius when I was in my teens and had no idea it was based on a book.  Only when I was in my twenties, did I see the two books by Robert Graves, I, Claudius and Claudius, the God in the book-store.  I didn’t hesitate and bought them immediately and …

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Authors – Haruki Murakami

Wikipedia I first discovered the Japanese author Haruki Murakami when a Belgian magazine offered a reduced copy of his 1999 novel Sputnik Sweatheart.  I liked the book, but thought nothing special of it.  Then I heard about the title Kafka on the shore, published in Japanese in 2002.  Because this title intrigued me, I bought …

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TV-Series – Poirot

© Flanders/News.be My grandfather owned all the books by Agatha Christie (in Dutch), together with many many other books, and when he moved to a home for elderly people, I was one of the grandchildren who could choose books from his extensive library to keep.  Now, that was not a big problem, because I was the …

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Books – Best books of 2014!

Here is a list of the 5-star books I read in 2014, in the order I read them: J.R.R. TOLKIEN, The Lord of the Rings (1954-1955) Agatha CHRISTIE, Waarom Evans niet? (1934) Alex KAVA, At the Stroke of Madness (2003) Dan BROWN, Angels & Demons (2000) W. Somerset MAUGHAM, The Painted Veil (1947) Alex KAVA, …

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What I Have Read in 2014!

Here are the books I read in 2014, in the order I read them: TOLKIEN – The Fellowship of the Ring (Lord of the Rings #1) (1954-1955) Agatha CHRISTIE – Waarom Evans niet? (1934) TOLKIEN – The Two Towers (Lord of the Rings #2)(1954-1955) Donna TARTT – Het puttertje (2013) Alex KAVA – At the …

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Discover a Book! May

Some time ago I read a great post on BookRiot about the Best Use of QR codes EVER‘ and I knew I wanted to do something with it.  So here is my idea… On the 15th of each month you can discover an e-book behind one of these codes that I will post on my …

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Discover a Book! April

Some time ago I read a great post on BookRiot about the Best Use of QR codes EVER‘ and I knew I wanted to do something with it.  So here is my idea… On the 15th of each month you can discover an e-book behind one of these codes that I will post on my …

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Discover a Book! March

Some time ago I read a great post on BookRiot about the Best Use of QR codes EVER‘ and I knew I wanted to do something with it.  So here is my idea… On the 15th of each month you can discover an e-book behind one of these codes that I will post on my …

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