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Andrius B. Tapinas

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I was born and still live in the ancient city of Vilnius though I no longer walk in the abandoned cemeteries after dark. I am happily married for 12 years with two kids and it easy to see where my inspiration comes when you translate names of my wife and kids from Lithuanian - Morning Dew, Summer and Westerly Wind. We also own the dog named Eagle who leads his life in belief that one day he will be able to soar and reach those pesky squirrels in the trees.

Having my own TV show on national television for more than ten years I suppose made me a minor celebrity locally which actually means that I get disapproving glances whenever I buy beer at a supermarket. No swooning ladies under the feet, unfortunately.

I love travelling, playing online pok
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Kai pernai birželį gavau patvirtinimą, jog esu priimtas į Berlyno laisvąjį universitetą, į tarptautinių santykių ir politikos magistrantūros […]
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The Sisters of Selene by Thomas DiSanto
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First, some piece of advice – Sisters of Selene is not for squiemish. If you are very sensitive, politically correct or easily offended with very dark themes, this book might not be for you. For me it worked all right though in some parts I had to re ...more
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The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #1)
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After finishing of "The Name of the Wind" I am at a loss. I have heard a lot of hype about it and being a hardcore fantasy fan wanted to wait it our a little. Especially after such mind numbing comparisons as "Martin meets Rowling" (shudders).
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“Abducet praedam, qui occurrit prior.”
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“Compared to the power of the sun, everything else is a joke, including all the wrenches, clockwork, springs and even your steam”
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“I killed him.” “Why did you slit his throat?” “I was drunk.” “Why did you use a scalpel?” “What’s a scalpel?”
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“Compared to the power of the sun, everything else is a joke, including all the wrenches, clockwork, springs and even your steam”
Andrius B. Tapinas, Hour of the Wolf

“I killed him.” “Why did you slit his throat?” “I was drunk.” “Why did you use a scalpel?” “What’s a scalpel?”
Andrius B. Tapinas, Hour of the Wolf
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“Soon we will not need people anymore, as everything will be done by automatons, including bringing up children.”
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