12 Klassiker im Jahr · 2019 · Idas Leseprojekte

12 Klassiker für 2019 | #3 | ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

Since last years’ reading project (the goal was to read 12 Classics in 12 months) was both a success and such great fun, I decided to do it again and read 12 Classics this year – one each month. I chose twelve Classics that had already been waiting for me on my bookshelf, of which… Continue reading 12 Klassiker für 2019 | #3 | ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

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12 Klassiker im Jahr · 2019

12 Klassiker für 2019 | #1 | ‘Brave new World’

Since last years’ reading project (the goal was to read 12 Classics in 12 months) was both a success and such great fun, I decided to do it again and read 12 Classics this year – one each month. I chose twelve Classics that had already been waiting for me on my bookshelf, of which… Continue reading 12 Klassiker für 2019 | #1 | ‘Brave new World’

Ida's English Reading Corner · Science Fiction

Review | ‘The Running Man’ by Richard Bachman (1982)

“You symbolize all the fears of this dark and broken time. It wasn’t all show and audience-packing out there, Richards. They hate your guts. Could you feel it?” – 'The Running Man', p. 56 Since my last reading year only included two books by Stephen King (picture my surprised and flabbergasted face when I realized… Continue reading Review | ‘The Running Man’ by Richard Bachman (1982)

Fantasy · Ida's English Reading Corner

Review | ‘Red Queen’ by Victoria Aveyard (2015)

Silvers are different, I remind myself. Their scars don’t last. They don’t remember pain. With skin healers waiting in the wings, violence has taken on a new meaning for them. A broken spine, a split stomach, it doesn’t matter. Someone will always come to fix you. They don’t know the meaning of danger or fear… Continue reading Review | ‘Red Queen’ by Victoria Aveyard (2015)

Ida's English Reading Corner · Science Fiction

Review | ‘The Circle’ by Dave Eggers (2013)

We are not meant to know everything, Mae. Did you ever think that perhaps our minds are delicately calibrated between the known and the unknown? That our souls need the mysteries of night and the clarity of day? You people are creating a world of ever-present daylight, and I think it will burn us all… Continue reading Review | ‘The Circle’ by Dave Eggers (2013)