Earth Day Recommendations

Happy Earth Day! I hope you're all enjoying your Sundays. I will, until in the afternoon the storms roll in. Earth Day comes around only once a year, but really every day should be Earth Day. After all, where would we all be without the Earth? As a little inspiration, I've picked out a few... Continue Reading →

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On my bookshelf #17

Welcome to another edition of on my bookshelf! This time (once again), I'll be talking a bit about one of my favorite authors. Can anyone guess who that might be? Let's get started! 1. Beckman, Thea - De Verloren Schat 2. Beckman, Thea - Het Wonder van Frieswijck 3. Beckman, Thea - Kinderen van Moeder Aarde 4. Beckman,... Continue Reading →

Favorite Dutch books of 2015

I've decided to do three favorite posts. One for each language. Have you seen my posts about my favorite English books? These are my favorite Dutch books that I've read in 2015! 1. Het Diner by Herman Koch (translations according to Goodreads: Arabic, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese, Croatian, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian,... Continue Reading →

August bookhaul

As you have already seen throughout the different Sunday Posts, I've gotten quite a few new books in the month of August. Even though you've already seen all of them, I think I should still show a general overview. Kinderen van Moeder Aarde by Thea Beckman* | read De Verloren Schat by Thea Beckman* |... Continue Reading →

Kinderen van Moeder Aarde by Thea Beckman

Kinderen van Moeder Aarde Thea Beckman (cover art by Jan Wesseling) Lemniscaat 2001 €17.95 ★★★★★ Synopsis (English translation below)* Zes eeuwen na de Derde Wereldoorlog. De aarde is door een kernoorlog gekanteld en bijna verwoest. Het ijs op het vroegere Groenland, nu Thule geheten, is gesmolten en het land heeft een heerlijk klimaat. Het land... Continue Reading →

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