Adult, All ages, Historical Fiction, Reviews

Review: Oil and Marble by Stephanie Storey

“Think … the greater danger for most of us is not in aiming too high and falling short, but in aiming too low and hitting the mark.” As a fanatic of both books and art, I couldn´t really imagine a book more fitting than this one. Oil and Marble is a novel about two of… Continue reading Review: Oil and Marble by Stephanie Storey

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Adult, Classics, Historical Fiction, Reviews

Review: Miss Julie by August Strindberg

(this review will contain spoilers for the entire play) As a woman, as a feminist and as a believer in equality it truly pains me to have to admit I find some of the themes from this play still in existence today. The play was originally written over a hundred years ago by a man… Continue reading Review: Miss Julie by August Strindberg

Adult, Graphic Novels, Historical Fiction, Reviews, YA

Review: Maus I & II by Art Spiegelman

Some years ago, something terrible happened. Well, to be honest, I´m not sure if terrible or horrible or any adjective of the like is enough to properly describe what happened. The second world war has always been one of the points in history I´ve been most interested in, I´ve read a fair amount of history… Continue reading Review: Maus I & II by Art Spiegelman

Adult, Historical Fiction, Reviews, YA

Review: The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

"For you, a thousand times over." Before my Swedish teacher asked me to read this book for class, I had heard of it (I read the Swedish translation of the book). It had sounded interesting enough to me when I had heard a lot of people talking about it and in general I expected your… Continue reading Review: The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini