The merlin trilogy - Mary Stewart

Mary Stewart – The Merlin trilogy

“My Lord, when you look for what I am looking for, you have to look in strange places. Men can never look at the sun, except downwards, at his reflection in things of...

Mikael Niemi – The man who died like a salmon

It is considered as a crime novel, but perhaps this is due to a habit rather than to a true adherence to this style. Well, the triggering event that starts the book’s plot is...

The Sky Is Red

1944. In the slum of a rural town, Carla and Giulia, hardly more than children, live together with their grandma. Carla is tough, determined and, despite her young age, unscrupulous; Giulia is nice and...
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A.D. – The Bible Continues (aka A.D. – Kingdom and Empire)

A.D. The Bile Continues is a 2015 American TV series based on the Acts of the Apostles and Epistles of Paul and tells about the main events after the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus. Besides...
Silvio Donà - The Royalties letter

Silvio Donà – The Royalties letter

He kept it all day on his night table. He picked it up a couple of times then he put it back down without opening it. It’s just a letter. According to physical law, it is...
The Bank Robber Blues

Flemming Jensen – The Bank Robber Blues

The bank robber blues is a crime novel definitely out of the ordinary: the main character Max kills the Danish prime minister. In very few pages we know both the killer and the victim,...
On Wealth

On Wealth

In this article I recommend three books that approach wealth from different perspectives and have different goals but whose subtle message is the same: the world as we know it is ending and, if...

Post-vacation reading suggestions

After an energising summer break, usually students and workers return to work full of energy but at the same time a little bit lazy because their mind is still on holiday. In order to start...

Road to Perdition

USA, 1930s. Michael O’Sullivan is a good family man and leads an apparently secluded and devoted life. While Michael goes to work, as every day, one of his two beloved sons decides to hide...

Karen Blixen (as Isak Dinesen) – Winter’s Tales

Winter’s Tales is a collection of eleven short stories, wrote in the ‘30ies and published in 1942. The pieces contain several recurring themes that go through the whole narrative structure in wave motion, intertwining as...

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Nenad Joldeski – You

you have pulled every hair from your body and planted them in dry earth you tell yourself that one day maybe something will sprout that it will...

Nenad Joldeski – Ненад Јолдески

Nenad Joldeski was born in 1986 in Struga, Macedonia. In 2010 he graduated at the state faculty of Economy in Skopje. In 2013 he...

Rae Armantrout – With

It’s well that things should stir inconsequentially around me like this patina of shadow, flicker, whisper, so that I can be still. * I write things down to show others later or to show myself that I am...

Feud

The first season of Feud was transmitted between March and April 2017. It has 8 episodes and it is based on the true story...

Rae Armantrout – And

1 Tense and tenuous grow from the same root as does tender in its several guises: the sour grass flower; the yellow moth. 2 I would not confuse the bogus with the spurious. The bogus is a sore thumb while...