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Handling the Undead by John Ajvide Lindqvist

Something very peculiar is happening in Stockholm. There’s a heatwave on and people cannot turn their lights out or switch their appliances off. Then the terrible news breaks. 356 more words

Book Review

Book Review: Let The Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist

Let the Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist

I gave this book 4 stars, but it’s probably closer to a 3.5. I always want to give a book the best possible rating (maybe due to the respect I have for professional authors and the difficulty it takes to get a book published) but, I admit, my initial reaction to this book is probably slightly overrated. 1,244 more words


Kultatukka, tähtönen ~ Little Star

John Ajvide Lindqvist, suom. Jaana Nikula
Lilla Stjärna 2010 (orig), Little Star
Gummerus Kustannus 2011 (fin)
575 s/p

Viikon kirja-arvostelun julkaisu venähtikin viikon alkuun, mutta tämänkertainen kirja todella vaati aurinkoisen viikonlopun verran sulattelua. 888 more words


What Therès Said

“be done with your body it is a vessel and has served its purpose now

The longer you stay in it the colder you get because the world is cold and our souls are warm and their light slices through darkness like flesh cleaved from bone… 74 more words


Harbour by John Ajvide Lindqvist

I absolutely loved Let the Right One In, Lindqvist’s brilliant, original and macabre first novel, which offered a new take on the well-beaten vampire story, so when I saw this one at my local op shop I grabbed it immediately. 615 more words


Kuinka kuolleita käsitellään ~ Handling the Undead

John Ajvide Lindqvist, suom. Jaana Nikula
Hanteringen av odöda, 2005 (orig)
Gummerus Kustannus Oy, 2010 (fin)
400 s/p

Tutustuin Ajvide Lindqvistin tuotantoon hänen esikoiskirjansa kautta, … 692 more words