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Proust at the Majestic
Richard Davenport-Hines
Reizen zonder John - Op zoek naar Amerika
Geert Mak
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April 2013
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reviewed: Tokyo Travel Pack (Globetrotter Travel Packs)
The use of stars is quite useful, but the content is rather outdated.
Tokyo Travel Pack - Sue Thompson
April 2013
06
reviewed: Trees, maps and theorems
The three rules for effective (scientific) communication: adapt to your audience, improve the signal-to-noise ratio, and use ...
Trees, maps, and theorems - Jean-luc Doumont
April 2013
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December 2012
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reviewed: Duet met valse noten
I do prefer the author's newer books. This one was written when he was still a teenager and well... it's noticable. The two m...
Duet met valse noten - Bart Moeyaert
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December 2012
05
reviewed: Comingout / druk 1: verhalen over vertellen wie je echt bent
My main problem with this little book: the stories are too short.Usually, I am very emotionally touched by this kind of stori...
Coming out: Verhalen over vertellen wie je echt bent - Nine Cornelissen, Miriam Van Damme
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November 2012
24
reviewed: De alchemist / druk 70
This is more a fairytale than a story, but a very beautiful one. Every sentence, every paragraph is crafted into a piece of j...
De Alchemist - Harrie Lemmens, Paulo Coelho
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November 2012
22
reviewed: Hersenschimmen / druk 52
A novel on dementia. Maarten Klein suddenly notices that part of his memories are disappearing. He cannot remember if it is m...
Hersenschimmen - J. Bernlef
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November 2012
19
reviewed: Extreem luid & ongelooflijk dichtbij / druk 28
The nine-year-old Oskar Schell finds a key that belonged to his father, Thomas Schell, who died in the attacks of nine/eleven...
Extreem Luid & Ongelooflijk Dichtbij - Jonathan Safran Foer, Gerda Baardman, Tjadine Stheeman
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November 2012
10
reviewed: Ben X - niets was alles wat hij zei
Ben X is a success story - a book, a film, a musical. The story is, though short, quite touching. Ben, a teenager with a (not...
Ben X - niets was alles wat hij zei - Nic Balthazar
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October 2012
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October 2012
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reviewed: Denkwaar / druk 1: spelen met getallen, woorden en vormen
An amusing collection of mathematical and linguistic problems with (most of the time) an adequate answer in the back of the b...
Denkwaar: Spelen met getallen, woorden en vormen - Jaap Klouwen
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September 2012
20
reviewed: Tonio / druk 2: een requiemroman
van der Heijden has written an intensely touching and intimate requiem for his 22-year old son, who died in a car accident in...
Tonio : een requiemroman - A.F.Th. van der Heijden
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September 2012
14
reviewed: Het leven van Pi / druk 35
A very entertaining novel about an Indian boy lost at sea after his ship sank, with only a zebra, a hyena, and a vicious tige...
Het Leven van Pi - Yann Martel, Gerda Baardman, Tjadine Stheeman
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August 2012
03
reviewed: Het symmetrie-monster / druk 1: een wiskundige op zoek naar het geheim van een van de belangrijkste natuurverschijnselen
As with all popular scientific books on mathematics, the sometimes incredible stories about famous mathematicians in history ...
Het symmetrie-monster - Marcus du Sautoy
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June 2012
19
reviewed: Alsof het voorbij is / druk 16
A very enjoyable book that I'll definitely read again someday, not too long and not too overly complicated. The first part ab...
Alsof het voorbij is - Julian Barnes, Ronald Vlek
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June 2012
18
reviewed: Heldere hemel
An interesting idea, but too short, too many loose ends, and too little character depth.
Heldere hemel - Tom Lanoye
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