books

GONE GIRL book and film

2014-09-18 // 0 Comments

What a read! I literally could not put it down … and I am looking forward to the film shown as Swiss première at the Zurich Film Festival on Monday, Sept. 29. Did Nick Dunne murder his wife? She has gone missing at the day of their 5th wedding anniversary. Everything seems to incriminate Nick, [...]

The Lucifer Principle

2014-09-16 // 0 Comments

“There are no righteous societies; there are simply different degrees of depravity”, writes Howard Bloom at the end of page 236, after a lengthy explanation of how violence in Africa, in South America or in Islamic States are “not a massive deviation from the human norm.” Quite the contrary: Our ancient layers of reptile and [...]

Skarsgård flattered by Fifty Shades rumours

2012-10-24 // 0 Comments

Mid August I posted something here and this on Google plus (one of my rare public posts): Photo: Steven Klein, GQ UK “Fifty Shades Of Grey I’m hooked, alas … read the first book in two days and bought number two and three today. There’s rumours about a 50 shades film project. Yes, I thought Robert Pattinson, when I [...]

"Winter of the World" published today

2012-09-18 // 0 Comments

Ken Follett’s sequel to “Fall of Giants” is published today in Australia, Canada, India, Germany, South Africa, Sweden, New Zealand, Norway, UK, USA …. Italy and Denmark have it already …The yarn about 5 families “living out their destinies as the world is shaken by tyranny and war” is sure to make a delightful read, [...]

Casting Fifty Shades Of Grey

2012-08-15 // 0 Comments

I’m hooked, alas … read the first book in two days and bought number two and three today. There’s rumours about a 50 shades film project. Yes, I thought Robert Pattinson, when I first read the description of Mr. Grey. But pretty fast I found out, who really could pull off this role and get away with it (see [...]
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