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“Saying No to defeat is the only way to survive” – Interview with Natascha Kampusch

February 21, 2017 5:09 pm1 comment
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I spoke with Natascha Kampusch, Austrian girl who was kidnapped at the age of 10 and held captive in a cellar for eight and a half years. She escaped her captor in 2006. Her new book “10 Years Of Freedom” will be published in England in April this year. Peter […]

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Review: The Innocent

May 9, 2015 5:00 am0 comments
Review: The Innocent

The Innocent is the fifth novel in the Ryan Lock series written by Scottish author Sean Black. The series is characterized by its fast placed plots, great main character and good premises. I’ve been a fan of this series ever since I read the first book and thoroughly enjoyed the […]

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Ten Practical Reasons to Love a Book more than a Movie of an Evening.

March 15, 2015 9:00 am0 comments
Ten Practical Reasons to Love a Book more than a Movie of an Evening.

There are many of us out there that are sparse on time. For whatever reason, babies to look after, parents to look after, or careers to look after or just the fact that we live in 2015. It makes the time we do have to ourselves all the more precious, […]

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The Slow Regard of Silent Things Review

November 23, 2014 4:06 pm0 comments
The Slow Regard of Silent Things Review

The Slow Regard of Silent Things by Patrick Rothfuss is a gentle and slow-moving novella with a certain lack of action. In this regard, it could easily be placed on a ‘nothing-happens’ shelf beside  Beckett’s Waiting for Godot and Proust’s Swan’s Way: In Search of Lost Time. A second similarity […]

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Khaled Hosseini: A Gifted Writer

May 11, 2014 10:18 am0 comments
Khaled Hosseini: A Gifted Writer

Like a good scotch or whisky, Khaled Hosseini gets better with age. With the publication of And The Mountains Echoed, Hosseini has now published three books. His first book, The Kite Runner was adapted both into a film and a graphic novel (the latter by Hosseini himself), It follows the […]

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Review: The Secret, Rhonda Byrne

February 21, 2014 4:00 pm1 comment
Review: The Secret, Rhonda Byrne

Book Review: Rhonda Byrne, The Secret  Following Your Dreams After reading the book The Secret I have never felt so motivated and so willing to carry forth what I set out to do. We all see the phrase ‘following your dreams’ as only taken seriously in two situations one, in […]

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Review: Predictably Irrational – Dan Ariely

February 3, 2014 11:28 am0 comments
Review: Predictably Irrational – Dan Ariely

Book Review: Predictably Irrational, Dan Ariely Dan Ariely has a knack for making the science of human behaviour accessible to all. Whilst some books taking on a scientific subject can often be either laborious to read or patronisingly simple, Predictably Irrational cleverly avoids falling into either of those traps. Ariely’s […]

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The Life of Kia Garriques

November 5, 2013 10:00 am0 comments
The Life of Kia Garriques

“It is only in times of desperation and defeat that your full powers will come forth. But you must believe this. To believe is to survive.” Excerpt from Innovera Yakov – The Journey of A Thousand Eyes Innovera Yakov – The Journey of A Thousand Eyes is the first book in […]

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