Book review – L’Énigme de la chambre 622

A spoiler free review of Joël Dicker’s latest novel!

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Alfacinha Reads #2 – Le Livre des Baltimore, Joel Dicker

Le Livre des Baltimore is the latest book by Joël Dicker, who has officially become my current favourite author – this is the third of his books that I’ve read and absolutely loved. In this novel we meet up with Marcus Goldman, the narrator and author of The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair, who takes us through the story of his family with all the usual ups and downs families go through, while always alluding to a mysterious (and tragic) event which deeply marked his life/their lives. Marcus tells us of his feelings towards the more successful, seemingly luckier side…

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Alfacinha Reads #1 – Les Derniers Jours de Nos Pères, Joël Dicker

‘Les Derniers Jours de Nos Pères’ by Joël Dicker is the most recent book I have finished reading, and the second in a row by the same author (the first was ‘La Vérité sur l’Affaire Harry Quebert’, in English ‘The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair’). The story of the book revolves around World War II, but while it tells us the story of the Resistance in France, and the part played by the British in it, it also takes us through the emotional journey of those who had an active role in the war. ‘Les Derniers Jours de Nos…

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Book List // Lista de Leituras

As I mentioned in my previous post, one of my goals for this new year is to read more – so I figured I’d share my ‘to read’ list with you today, in case you’re looking for ideas! Como vos contei no meu último post, um dos meus objectivos para 2016 é ler mais – então pensei partilhar convosco a minha lista de livros “a ler”, caso estejam à procura de ideias! Les derniers jours de nos pères Currently I’m going through Joël Dicker’s ‘Les derniers jours de nos pères’, a wonderful book set during the Second World War, following…

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