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Outlander (Outlander, #1)
4.20
really liked it
This book grew on me after I finished it.
May 07, 2016
Mar 19, 2015
 
This Side of Paradise
3.68
liked it
This Side of Paradise by F. S. Fitzgerald is something very different from his other works, however, it also happens to be his first published work wh ...more
Aug 21, 2012
Jul 21, 2012
 
The Last Night of the Earth Poems
4.31
it was amazing
The Last Night of the Earth Poems by Charles Bukowski is without doubt one of the best modern poetry books I have ever read in twenty years of existin ...more
Sep 07, 2012
Sep 06, 2012
 
The Days Run Away Like Wild Horses Over the Hills
4.17
liked it
Reading Bukowski is very similar to reading chocolate — but without gaining any weight! To most girls this sound almost like heaven, but I do not thin ...more
Sep 07, 2012
Sep 06, 2012
 
The Village of Stepanchikovo
3.87
liked it
The Village of Stepanchikovo by Fyodor Dostoyevsky deserves four or perhaps five stars for its writing and language and three stars for the story itse ...more
Dec 27, 2012
Dec 21, 2012
 
Deathless (Leningrad Diptych, #1)
4.05
it was amazing
In the footsteps of Russian folk tales and world history, Catherynne M. Valente creates a marvellous tale set in the streets of St. Petersburg, where ...more
Jan 08, 2014
Dec 03, 2013
 
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (Extraordinary Voyages, #6)
3.86
really liked it
After my father told me how he spend his youth reading novels by authors like French Jules Verne, I decided to follow my father's footsteps and do the ...more
Jul 18, 2012
Jul 18, 2012
 
Inferno (Robert Langdon, #4)
3.80
liked it
Of the four books about Robert Langdon "Inferno" by Dan Brown is by far the most convincing, the most realistic and the scariest of them all. Without ...more
May 14, 2013
Jan 15, 2013
 
Collected Poems of W.B. Yeats
4.25
really liked it
The Collected Poems of W.B. Yeats by William Butler Yeats has a gift for language even when the subject of his poetry devolves into repetition of Iris ...more
Jul 21, 2012
Jul 19, 2012
 
The Noise of Time
3.73
liked it
3,5 stars.
Aug 22, 2016
Aug 19, 2016
 
The Girls
3.49
liked it
3,5 stars.
not set
Aug 09, 2016
 
Hunger
4.09
it was amazing
I tend to find stream of consciousness-novels hard to overcome as the human mind is one big puzzle labyrinth with no beginning or end. Hunger by Norwe ...more
Oct 06, 2012
Sep 05, 2012
 
Strange the Dreamer (Strange the Dreamer, #1)
4.40
liked it
3? 3.5?
Apr 29, 2017
Feb 22, 2017
 
The Collector of Worlds: A Novel of Sir Richard Francis Burton
3.43
did not like it
I cannot give a book more than a single star when I could barely finish it and had to skip through several pages just to feel closer to the end. That ...more
Mar 18, 2013
Jan 27, 2013
 
The Misanthrope and Other Plays
4.00
really liked it
I only read The Misanthrope by Molière and not his other plays for a class of mine, and happened to enjoy it a lot. Basically it is a sophisticated co ...more
Jan 31, 2013
Dec 25, 2012
 
Den hemmelige historie om Twin Peaks
4.00
really liked it
3.5.
Jun 16, 2017
Jun 04, 2017
 
Glimt af håb
4.36
liked it
3,5?
Jun 09, 2016
May 19, 2016
 
Støv og stjerneskær (Ønskekræmmerens datter, #2)
4.20
it was ok
2,5 stars?
Jul 22, 2016
Jul 20, 2016
 
Gargantua and Pantagruel
3.71
it was ok
"Gargantua" by François Rabelais toook me by surprise. When I was expecting an epic tale, I got av ery nasty one containing lots of faeces and pedophi ...more
Apr 11, 2013
Mar 30, 2013
 
The Enigma of Arrival
3.66
it was ok
"The Enigma of Arrival" by V.S. Naipaul left me quite ambivalent, as the writing flows beautifully like a river, but it is also very seldom interrupte ...more
Apr 23, 2013
Nov 22, 2012
 
Aftalt spil (Off-Campus, #1)
4.30
really liked it
3,5
Oct 03, 2016
Sep 18, 2016
 
The Time Machine
3.87
did not like it
The Time Machine by H.G. Wells is a true treasure among the science fiction genre because it is basically the father of this. Science fiction, however ...more
Jan 21, 2013
Jan 14, 2013
 
The Beautiful and Damned
3.75
really liked it
"The Beautiful and Damned" by F. Scott Fitzgerald is the story of the Harvard-educated Anthony Patch, who marries the beautiful Gloria. Their marriage ...more
May 18, 2013
Aug 21, 2012
 
Gulliver's Travels
3.55
it was ok
This I really enjoyed about Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift is how this novel is first and foremost a satire of Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe, ...more
Feb 20, 2013
Aug 14, 2012
 
The Name of the Rose
4.11
did not like it
I tried to read The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco a few months ago. I did not turn out the way I expected it to. I did not have many expectations, b ...more
not set
Jul 11, 2012
 
The Paris Wife
3.79
liked it
I admit I fell for "The Paris Wife" by Paula McLain because of its cover. The 1920s simply have a special place in my heart as what I consider The Gol ...more
May 20, 2013
Feb 28, 2013
 
The Princesse de Clèves
3.43
it was ok
This is said to be one of the earliest French novels which shows. The first part of "The Princesse de Clèves" by Madame de La Fayette is a though one ...more
Apr 24, 2013
Mar 18, 2013
 
Sophie's Choice
4.18
did not like it
To give up on a book is not a thing I enjoy, but having read 221 of 562 of Sophie's Choice by William Styron, almost one third of the novel, without i ...more
Dec 03, 2012
Dec 02, 2012
 
Post Office
4.01
liked it
My love for Charles Bukowski has grown insanely the last few weeks, probably because he keeps managing to surprise me with his many skills when it com ...more
Sep 11, 2012
Sep 11, 2012
 
John Carter of Mars (Barsoom, #1-5)
3.91
“I shall have to believe even though I cannot understand.”

At the moment I have read the first book of Edgar Rice Burrough's Barsoom-series, and I'm
...more
not set
Aug 01, 2015
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