Reading list 2017

1. The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared

the-100-year-old-manOriginal title: Hundraåringen som klev ut genom fönstret och försvann
Author: Jonas Jonasson
Paperback: 381 pages
Saw the film (swedish with english subs) before reading the book. Funny movie and even funnier book involving a very stubborn centenarian and what happens when he teams up with a group of oddball characters.
⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

2. The Time Traveler’s Wife

The Time Traveler's WifeAuthor: Audrey Niffenegger
Paperback: 593 pages
I thought the book would’ve been better than the film. Not only was it too long because of the double narrative as told by the 2 protaganists, but mentioning the 9/11 tragedy (however minimal) in the story was pointless and stupid. Time travel is fiction; September 11 wasn’t. What an insult.
⭐ ⭐

3. La Cattedrale del Mare (currently reading)

la-cattedrale-del-mareOriginal title: La catedral del mar
Author: Ildefonso Falcones
Paperback: 634 pages

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