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Helen Helen said: " I have read everyone's ideas here and the general feeling that this book is great. However, I cannot get into it.The timelines are confusing. The characters are sterotyped. the writing is just darn corny at times. However, I will have another attempt ...more"

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Helen made a comment in the group Scandinavian and Nordic Crime FictionWhat are you reading? topic
" Gary wrote: "Kenneth wrote: "I still haven't read the silence of the sea by yrsa sigurdaroottir. They publish them in England and then don't sell them ...more"
Helen made a comment in the group Nordic NoirWho are your favorite Nordic Noir authors?? topic
" Would David Hewson be considered Nordic Noir. I read the Killing and I am at present reading The House of Dolls He displays some elements. Jury still ...more"
Helen made a comment in the group Nordic NoirWho would YOU like to see as AotM? topic
" Jan wrote: "Definitely Mari when she is eligible again. How about Gunnar Staalesen?"

Yes, I like Gunnar Staalesen. Next year. It is Yrsa's turn.
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Helen made a comment in the group Scandinavian and Nordic Crime FictionIntroduce yourself. topic
" Hi Peter. Welcome to a "new" Adventure in your life. I won't say best because there are disadvantages. I retired 2 years ago and I am busier than ever ...more"
Helen and 19 other people liked Lex's review of The Interestings:
The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer
"While the main character irked me at times with her jealousy and how unappreciative she was of her own life and talents, the author created her with the saving grace of self-awareness of these traits. The fact that she isn't blind to the absurdity..." Read more of this review »
" Little disappointed with his last two books. Loved the first two, However, I will give this a try. I found the last too dark and predictable. "
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