A blog move! October 24, 2011

Tropic of Cancer, by Henry Miller

October 22, 2011

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Miller’s first “fictional-diary novel” depicts his life in Paris as a failed writer — or upcoming one who hasn’t yet find the right path to fame — who struggles to get his daily food and encounters a colorful variety of personalities.

Posted in: Book review

De l’Autre Côté, directed by Fatih Akin

May 19, 2011

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The problems of globalisation, immigration and cultural differences in modern day Europe are the focus of a deeply moving and complex film that approaches the issues through the entangled lives of a handful of strangers.

Posted in: Film Review

A newspaper crisis?

May 6, 2011

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The problem newspaper encounter with the rise of the Internet is something that should be thought about very carefully or the mere change of paying for an e-information will not help the finance very much.

Posted in: Opinion

Blindness, by José Saramago

May 5, 2011

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In an unknown city, a driver suddenly becomes blind. This white blindness, inexplicable and very contagious, quickly spreads throughout the country despite drastic measures the government employs to contain it. A mental asylum becomes a quarantine area for those stricken by the disease.

Posted in: Book review

Spiritual Japan

April 28, 2011

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A little piece written a couple of months ago to participate in the World Nomads‘ scholarship — that I lost. Have a look at the winner’s story, Zoe Smith, and the others!

Posted in: Story

Vinland Saga, by Makoto Yukimura

April 3, 2011

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The third part (starting chapter 72) of this monthly manga just came out after a few months of hiatus. In a Dane-controlled England, it relates the story of a Viking trying to find his way to a peaceful territory, Iceland.

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