Citylights – Margreet Maljers

My book review of “Citylights” [EN] / “Licht over de stad” [NL] written by Margreet Maljers In my view… Where the first book in the series ‘The Guide – Margreet Maljers‘ left, this sequel starts. It is 1943 and The Netherlands are at war with Germany. In the middle of WWII the story starts. Elja […]

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Restless (2012)

In my view… The story is about a woman who is living her normal life in 1975. Thirty years after the end of World War II. Her mother is now and then a bit anxious and was until recently dependent on a wheelchair. The film is written with long flashbacks. Stories told from the mother to […]

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Incendio – Tess Gerritsen

My book review of “Incendio” written by Tess Gerritsen Title: Incendio [EN] Author: Tess Gerritsen Genre: Fiction / Mystery / Thriller ISBN: 9789059652453 NUR: 330 – Spannende boeken algemeen [thrillers general] Publisher: CPNB Year 1st edition & read edition: 2014 Year read: 2016 Original title & language: Incendio Read language: Dutch Pages: 95 Places: Boston / Venice / Rome Rating: 4 / 5 stars I hope you like […]

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Numero Zero – Umberto Eco

My book review of “Numero Zero” written by Umberto Eco Title: Numero Zero [IT / EN] / Het Nulnummer [NL] Author: Umberto Eco Genre: Literature novel ISBN: 9789044628357 NUR: 302 Publisher: Prometheus Amsterdam Year 1st edition & read edition: 2015 Year read: 2015 Original title & language: Numero Zero [IT] Read language: Dutch Pages: 223 Places: Milan Rating: 5 / 5 I hope you like the book too. […]

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The Empty City – Simone van der Vlugt

My book review of “De Lege Stad [NL] / The Empty City [EN]” written by Simone van der Vlugt In my view… This is another historical novel written by Simone van der Vlugt. But this time the history is a bit closer. The story takes place just before, during and shortly after the World War […]

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The Guide – Margreet Maljers

My book review of “De Gids [NL] / The Guide [EN]” written by Margreet Maljers In my view… This book tells it’s story during the World War II. The year is 1939 and the main character Elja van Lier is only 18 years young. Family plays a major role in her daily life and she […]

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The Imitation Game (2014)

In my view… An historic true film about the World War II, but a different one than you mostly expect when somebody says: a film about the World War II. Most of the times you expect fighting soldiers, the smoke of the guns, the huge tanks in the narrow streets of the old towns, bunkers, […]

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