Tag: Literature

The handmaid’s tale

So, Margaret Atwood’s book: The Handmaid’s Tale is an amazing read. I got the book and started reading when I opted for watching the series alongside to get a different take and hopefully to have the two medias blend together. And this is exactly what happened. The series give an extra dimension visually and adds […]

Words, words, words….

So, I have been reading books all my life. Well, ever since I can remember. My dad was head of the local library and through this priviledge I spent quite a lot of my childhood in the company of the written word. Everyone in my family read and to me it seemed like I was […]

Autumn and books

So I have been reading Suzanne Collins trilogy: The Hunger Games and I thoroughly enjoyed every second of it. I did watch the movies first and they had me spellbound from beginning to end. And then the books which are just so incredibly written and I found that they added so much more insight to […]

The Golden Compass plus…….

Philip Pullmans trilogy starting with The Golden Compass, then The Subtle Knife and finally The Amber Spyglass has been on my cd-player lately. Now I find the first book excellent, also watched the movie some years back, and the second book quite intriguing, allthough not as compelling a read as the first. As for the […]

Audiobooks and more

I have been listening to several audiobooks lately. This is such a pleasant way to keep up with literature whilst sewing, embroidering and drawing. Lucy Maud Montgomery’s books about Anne from Green Gables, Anne of Avonlea and more plus the sweet and very entertaining Emily-books she wrote has been filling my livingroom with story after […]

Autumn Bridge by Takashi Matsuoka

Now this is a read that had my attention from the first page. A magnificient story from Japan telling the mysterious tale from several periods in time: 1311 to present time. It is a story of magic, predictions from the distant past coming true centuries later. A european lady working as a translator of sacred […]

Some books worth mentioning

Starting off with a quote from A. A. Milne from Winnie the Pooh because I am such a fan of Winnie and all his friends. I read in the book ever so often and find the Zen-like ponderings are just so amazing and applicable in life. I read ‘Eye of the storm’ by Martin J. […]