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Night Film
Marisha Pessl
Huis clos, suivi de Les mouches
Jean-Paul Sartre
La Langue sauvée
Elias Canetti
Un Homme Qui Dort
Georges Perec
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Marisha Pessl
Elias Canetti
Georges Perec
October 2013
11
reviewed: Une journée d'Ivan Denissovitch
Ivan Denissovitch Choukhov is a one-in-a-million Russian man, one of the many detainees of the Gulags, the famous Russian wor...
Une journée d'Ivan Denissovitch - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Jean Cathala, Lucia Cathala
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October 2013
10
reviewed: India Song
Yes indeed, Marguerite Duras is a French literary Lars Von Trier, willingly dropping the reader into a state of doubt and une...
India Song - Marguerite Duras
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September 2013
30
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There is an abundance of reviews, essays, opinions and prejudicial comments available when talking about Shakespeare. It woul...
King Lear (The Pelican Shakespeare) - Stephen Orgel, William Shakespeare
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September 2013
28
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Five stars. Ten stars. All the stars. Gatsby reached for the stars, balancing his enchantements to the intensity of his heart...
The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald
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September 2013
26
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The writing of Marguerite Duras reminded me of movies such as 'Festen' and 'Melancholia'. It seems detached from reality, emp...
Le Ravissement de Lol V. Stein - Marguerite Duras
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September 2013
21
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Once upon a time, a younger version of this lovely reviewer went to a theater somewhere in the north of France and was witnes...
L'Écume des jours - Boris Vian
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September 2013
12
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So what happens when a spoiled teenager is forced to grow up and refuses her new stepmother? Apparently, some pretty evil shi...
Bonjour tristesse - Françoise Sagan
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September 2013
11
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'99 francs' is a very enticing read. Beigbeder, who used to work as a publicitary agent, wrote a vehement attack on the world...
99 francs - Frédéric Beigbeder
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August 2013
22
reviewed: De karaokeoorlog / druk 1
I can't imagine what it must be like to always be in the shadow of your namesake. Haruki Murakami, famous novelist, has indee...
De karaokeoorlog - Ryū Murakami
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August 2013
19
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Who writes this stuff at just seventeen? Susan Eloise Hinton wrote this magnificent novel as a symbolic representation of a d...
The Outsiders - S.E. Hinton
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August 2013
17
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The legend of George Orwell's '1984' dates back to almost seventy years now, but hasn't lost its relevance or power. It's one...
Nineteen Eighty-Four - Thomas Pynchon, George Orwell
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August 2013
14
reviewed: De handel in emotionele goederen / druk 1
Reading Maarten Inghels' debut novel 'De handel in emotionele goederen' was not really what I'd hoped for, since I kept waiti...
De handel in emotionele goederen - Maarten Inghels
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August 2013
12
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One, two, punch. This book was hypnotising for a variety of reasons. First of all, I have to acknowledge the fact that Eugeni...
The Virgin Suicides - Jeffrey Eugenides
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August 2013
09
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This is basically a fairy tale, in a sense that it is entirely symbolic and linear. And even though we all have good memories...
De alchemist - Paulo Coelho
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August 2013
06
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Q. - Marish Pessl is a very smart woman and has read a lot of books. She also has a lot of very smart observations and kn...
Special Topics in Calamity Physics - Marisha Pessl
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