Books

Book reviews written by me.


The Memory Police (1994), translated edition 2019

A mysterious island where everything vanishes into ​the darkness. On this island a female writer tries to survive and we follow her during her struggle to survive and her resistance against the Memory Police.

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07-09-2021


To Kill a Mockingbird (1960), 60th Anniversary Edition

Harper Lees ‘To kill a Mockingbird’ is a timeless classic about race in America during the 1920s and 1930s. It portrays the story that was lived so long ago, by so many​ people. It is a story that teaches us all certain moral lessons and realities.

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06-09-2021

The Alchemist (1988)

The adventure story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who longs to go in pursuit of a treasure. His search will take him to wealth and mystery. Santiago’s journey teaches us to listen to our hearts, to recognize opportunity and to find our life’s path, and, most significantly, to pursue our dreams.

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18-08-2021

The man in the high castle (1962)

The year is 1962, and the Second World War concluded with an Axis triumph 15 years earlier. America is no longer a country; it was split between the German Reich and the Japanese Empire. The main protagonists must navigate this new environment, but not everything is as it appears; an other reality may exist just beyond the horizon. So, what does this book have to offer?
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18-07-2021

A madman’s diary (1918)

A particular little book written by the Chinese writer Lu Xun (1881-1936). This might be one of the strangest books I have ever read, but it is definitely an interesting book to read. So what is it about?





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11-07-2021

Sapiens; A Brief History of Humankind (2012)

Sapiens; A Brief History of Humankind is one of those books a lot of people talk about. It is in my opinion a great and successful attempt in telling the story of humankind and why we are here at this point in time and space. This book tries to explain our collective human story and it also makes you wonder what might be next for humanity.
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10-07-2021

Man’s search for meaning (1946)

Perhaps one of the most moving and impactful books I ever read. This book is a true testimony of human perseverance. In this book Viktor E. Frankl shares to the world his experiences of the Holocaust and how he dealt with finding meaning in all the suffering. Man’s search for meaning is one of those very few really touching books everyone ought to read. Continue reading—>

09-07-2021


Heart of Darkness (1899)

Heart of Darkness is maybe Joseph Conrads finest works, at least it is a book that can be sometimes controversial and dark. Maybe thats why the books name is Heart of Darkness, so why should yo read it?
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07-07-2021

The old man and the Sea (1952)

A book review of a must read timeless classic called The Old man and the Sea. The story is short, but full of details and brightness, so why is this a must read?

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07-07-2021


Meditations

Meditations by Marcus Aurelius (Penguin Pocket Hardbacks)

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11-03-2021

Out of China (2020)

Out of China: How the Chinese Ended the Era of Western Domination by Robert Bickers
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09-04-2021


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