Mateus Ferreiro (Short Story Series #9)

Dutch sea beach photo

Mateus just arrived at his little cabin near the Dutch sea. He comes from Portugal. And he always dreamt of painting in The Netherlands. He finally made up the courage to do it. He’s traveled all over Spain and Portugal but he got tired of the same landscape, same people and same stories of those who asked him for a portrait. So he went out in the world. Mateus knew this wasn’t a big deal for many painters, but for him, it was a dream come trues. He had always been fascinated by the sea. Hearing it roar made him …

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Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

Lolita Cover

Here’s another book review I think you’ll like. I’m talking about Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov. A controversial book, that is also the subject of other books. I wanted to see what was so interesting about it. Here’s what I think about it. It’s an interesting book. With a disputed topic: incest and pedophilia. At least that’s what I gathered from it. A psychological novel that makes you think and question your inner judge even. As it presents the development of a man from boy to father. From an unlucky sexual encounter to a life on the run. As we go …

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Black Water Lilies by Michel Bussi #review

Black Water Lilies Cover

It’s a very interesting thriller. This book is not your usual crime novel. A memory, a confession, murder, paintings, hope, happiness. It’s a puzzle as you’d expect. But a surprising one I admit. This is the story of obsession and crime. We start in a very funny way with our three women. A girl, a young woman and an old one and how their lives connect. It’s a story of art and how dangerous it can be. We find ourselves in Claude Monet’s Giverny in Normandy. With the beautiful scenery and the light that Monet valued so much. Along with …

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