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11 Weeks / 11 Audio-Books - The Alphabet House by Jussi Adler-Olsen

Voiced by Graeme Malcolm.

“How could man be created in God’s image considering how ambiguous, dishonest, and loathsome human beings can be under the surface?”


Barefoot Book Club Interlude: Min hemliga lidelse * for Scandinavian Authors--Thank You, Anne Swinford!

If Anne Swinford, who was my boss and is my friend had never introduced me to Swedish author Stieg Larsson, by loaning me The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, I would have remained virtually ignorant about Scandinavia and would have missed out on reading some of the most intriguing books filled with a vast array of broken, fragile people struggling to find footing in this world while working to help others…often reluctantly. 902 more words


Danish Goods

Another book-lovers-appreciation-post coming up!

Since I am all up to my ears in tests to end this school year, nothing worth mentioning or posting about is happening in my life right now. 285 more words


The Absent One

So I really liked the first Adler-Olsen book, but this one was really hard for me to get into.  Then again I was also reading it while I had a million things on my mind (moving!) so that made it really hard to focus.  108 more words


Disgrace - Jussi Adler-Olsen

What’s it all about?:

Kimmie’s home is on the streets of Copenhagen. To live she must steal. She has learned to avoid the police and never to stay in one place for long. 779 more words

Book Reviews

Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Adler-Olsen

In 2002, Merete Lynggaard, a prominent Danish politician, went missing on a car ferry from Denmark to Germany. She left behind her younger brother, Uffie, who had not spoken for 15 years, since an automobile accident they were involved in took their parents’ lives.  357 more words


The first book of 2015

Well, finished reading my first book of 2015 last night. Last year I read 60 books, how many will I read this year? I’ve set myself a target of 50, I think that I might be a bit busier this year. 180 more words