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Book Review: Murder On The Orient Express by Agatha Christie

The very definition of a murder mystery! I'm sure if you looked up mystery in the dictionary, you'd find Agatha Christie there, if not this exact novel as an example. I grew up watching David Suchet's version of Poirot and though I don't even remember which ones I've seen, I remember loving them. It was... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The City and the Stars by Arthur C. Clarke

One of the fathers of modern science fiction - and a definite must-read! When I started this I was worried I would find it much the same way I found Dune - boring and overlong - but this was the complete opposite. Every part of this novel made me want to keep on reading, keep... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Avatar of Death by S.F. Claymore

Monstrous demons clash against dark and devastating magic in this fantasy novel full of adventure, thrills and betrayal. This is the second book in the Champion of Psykoria series, and though it's been a while since I read the first, the world came back to me pretty quickly. We follow Jrak Swadoh - King Breetor's... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Never, ever, read this book. Here's a fun fact: we don't have required reading in Norway (at least we didn't in the 90's where I grew up). That's not to say I didn't have to read things, I just didn't have to read loads of old books from some arbitrary, outdated list. But I'm trying... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Storm of War by Bryan R. Saye

As an archaeologist I'm always fascinated by books and authors who dare play with history. Whether it is in fantastical worlds that only draw inspirations from our own, like Tolkien; historical mysteries and conspiracies like those woven by Dan Brown; or those incredible tales set in a more accurate past like Conn Iggulden. No matter... Continue Reading →

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