Category Archives: Books

The Hunger Games: rip-off, or pure inspiration?

No need to introduce The Hunger Games. Many have read the books and/or watched the movie. And it’s addictive; you just can’t keep yourself from turning the pages. I haven’t had the opportunity to watch the movie yet, but I … Continue reading

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo: two movies, two cultures

A cultural approach to the comparison of the Swedish and US adaptations of Millennium I. I am a big supporter of book adaptations into movies. I love seeing the differences, the way the director chose to show this and that, … Continue reading

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The Strain, by Guillermo del Toro

This may seem absurd to you, since the books are written in English, but I actually have been reading this in Spanish. At least it is consistent with Guillermo del Toro’s mother tongue. Anyway, The Strain is the first of … Continue reading

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iTunes 12 Days – Day 5

Hi again! Early this time! Too bad today’s gift is quite disappointing… So, for the fifth day, Apple gave me… Marc Levy’s Et si c’était vrai. Levy is a French book writer who is loved by many women, and hated … Continue reading

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