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Ru by Kim Thúy
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Very interesting and experimental book about an unfortunately very current topic - emigrants, refugees, and the difficulty of belong to two countries and cultures and therefore perhaps to neither of them.
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Trouble for Lucia by Edward Frederic Benson
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Since I've decided to enter the Popsugar 2017 Reading Challenge, I've been searching for books that fit their categories. Some are easy, but I wondered about the "eccentric character" category for a while, since I'm not crazy about stories where the ...more
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The Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault by Angela Carter
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When I think of Angela Carter, it's as a writer of quirky, sometimes uncomfortable stories with interesting characters and world-building, so I was disappointed in this rather straight-forward, bland fairy tale collection. I realize that this is a tr ...more
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Kunskapens frukt by Liv Strömquist
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The Woodlanders by Thomas Hardy
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This is the first Thomas Hardy book I've read, and he's really not a cheerful person. At every point where different things can happen to someone, inevitably it's something bad, not something good or neutral. I also got the feeling that I was suppose ...more
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Two Serpents Rise by Max Gladstone
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I really enjoyed "Three parts dead", both for the inventiveness and the characters, and found Max Gladstone's world building intriguing. "Two serpents rise", however, didn't grip me in the same way and it wasn't until halfway in that I really started ...more
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Den sårade divan by Karin Johannisson
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Mycket intressant, och bitvis otäck, genomgång av vad det har betytt att som kvinna avvika från vad som har ansetts normalt. Karin Johannisson har gjort detta genom att fokusera på tre kända kvinnliga konstnärer under första halvan av nittonhundratal ...more
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