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Bookreview: Stefan Zweig “Meisternovellen”

Were the remarks concerning Iréne Nemirovsky‘s “Jezabel” (see “Jézabel”) too harsh? Not if one has read Stefan Zweig’s “Brief einer Unbekannten”. It is a masterly short novel – or long story – which leaves a deep impression. 1,420 more words


Days 15 &16 Literary Quotes

Day 15 – Book that represents who you are.

This is a bit melodramatic. I am not entirely sure there is a book that represents who I am per se.   339 more words

Origin Stories

As a writer becomes more successful, inevitably somebody asks her what inspired her to first start writing, or how she got her start. If the answer’s good enough, it gets published, too, usually on the inside back cover flap. 1,654 more words


Writer's Quote Wednesday - Roald Dahl

So first I want to give a warm welcome to all of the new bloggers joining Writer’s Quote Wednesday. Yayy!

So for today’s segment of… 426 more words


The Best of Roald Dahl -  Perfect bedtime stories for those who relish sleepless nights : A review

This is an anthology that I very much enjoyed in the recent past. I loved Roald Dahl’s story-telling. Every story had a grip and a strong baseline. 73 more words


Top 10: Fellow Book Loving Characters

While perusing the lovely posts accompanying this Top Ten Tuesday (courtesy of The Broke and The Bookish), I came across YA On My Mind… 358 more words