Fiction, Uncategorized

Murder On The Orient Express by Agatha Christie

The impossible could not have happened, therefore the impossible must be possible in spite of appearances Synopsis Just after midnight, a snowdrift stops the Orient Express in its tracks. The luxurious train is surprisingly full for the time of the year, but by the morning it is one passenger fewer. An American tycoon lies dead… Continue reading Murder On The Orient Express by Agatha Christie

Fiction, Uncategorized

The Chestnut Man by Søren Sveistrup

Grief is love made homeless   Synopsis A psychopath is terrorizing Copenhagen. His calling card is a “chestnut man”—a handmade doll made of matchsticks and two chestnuts—which he leaves at each bloody crime scene. Examining the dolls, forensics makes a shocking discovery—a fingerprint belonging to a young girl, a government minister’s daughter who had been… Continue reading The Chestnut Man by Søren Sveistrup

Nonfiction

The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping Of Sally Horner And The Novel That Scandalized The World by Sarah Weinman

“The appreciation of art can make a sucker out of those who forget the darkness of real life.” synopsis Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita is one of the most beloved and notorious novels of all time. And yet very few of its readers know that the subject of the novel was inspired by a real-life case: the… Continue reading The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping Of Sally Horner And The Novel That Scandalized The World by Sarah Weinman