Category Archives: sweden

Beowulf

Beowulf by anonymous – 8th century?/3182 lines Rating  9/classic – Scandinavian heroic myth I have no idea why this book was sitting in my shelves – I probably bought it at some point – a long time ago.   It’s … Continue reading

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The Stonecutter

The Stonecutter by Camilla Lackberg 2005 (US 2013 / 528 pgs read by David Thorn 16h 58m Scandi-crime Rating:  A- A Fjällbacka lobster fisherman has hauled in a rather different catch – a small girl child – dead.  He notifies the … Continue reading

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The Ice Princess

The Ice Princess – (series) by Camilla Läckberg, 2008 / crime / 480 pages read by David Thorn 15h 8m rating:  B The craze for Scandinavian crime novels has not bi-passed me – it’s just that except for Stieg Larsson,  I’ve … Continue reading

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The One Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared

The One Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson 2012/ 402 pages rating – 8 This is a very funny novel.  It’s fast paced and easy to read yet the story twists … Continue reading

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11/10 – I tried (Gosta Berling)

I tried –  I got over half-way so a review is probably in order.  I’ll do something.  I won’t count it as a “finished” book and I’ll amend this if I ever get around to finishing it.  Right now I’ve … Continue reading

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