These are the books read in June. As with May, it’s been kind of slow due to school and work. Patrick Rothfuss: “The Name of the Wind: The Kingkiller Chronicle Day One” (2007) “The Kingkiller Chronicle” quickly became one of the best fantasy series I have ever read. The first book is Läs mer
These are the books read in May. Hasn’t gotten much read due to a lot of school and work. Mignon Fogarty: “The Grammar Devotional” (2009) Filled with some great tips on using proper grammar, some already known and some new. I’m not a big fan of the day-to-day structure (read a tip a Läs mer
These are the books read in April. Douglas Adams: “Mostly Harmless” (1992) A great finish to a great series. Is there anything else to add? I don’t think so. Ah, the nostalgia. George R. R. Martin: “A Game of Thrones: A Song of Ice and Fire I” (1996) I finally had to Läs mer
The Dark Tower novel ”The Wind Through the Keyhole”, due late April, has now been ordered from Amazon. I could have ordered it from a Swedish retailer a tad cheaper, but I couldn’t stand not having the beautiful Simon & Schuster hardcover edition which I’ve loved so much since the cover Läs mer
While two entirely different novels with substantially different meaning and background on the surface, not to mention the more than a half-century long difference in release year, The Wood Beyond the World by William Morris and The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle are in fact not so incomparable on Läs mer
Coraline is a 2009 stop motion adaption of the 2002 Neil Gaiman novel of the same, in the genre of fantasy / horror. It is the tale of Coraline Jones (Dakota Fanning), who finds a secret door and traveling through it finds an improved version of her home, with a Läs mer
A pretty good movie, but nothing special. Pretty much it is a failed attempt to a new classic epic: Some parts feel overdone and overemphasised, like the long intro and the final scenes. On the other hand, what’s left is good. Truly worth seeing.
From StephenKing.com: Stephen has announced that he has an idea for a new Dark Tower book, the working title of which will be THE WIND THROUGH THE KEYHOLE. He has not yet started this book and anticipates that it will be a minimum of eight months before he is able Läs mer
I’m currently working half-heartily on a score inspired by the seven Dark Tower books by Stephen King. This is the first finished part, based on the first pages of the first book (The Gunslinger): the presentation of Roland Deschain of Gilead, and the infinite desert he travels.
I have heard a lot of the original ”The Twilight Zone” series, running from 1959 – 1964, and I finally downloaded it entirely (24,1 GB, gah) yesterday and watched the first episode (”Where is Everybody”), and it was great. The Twilight Zone was a series of free-standing episodes of horror, Läs mer