Search Results: "Søren Kierkegaard"


BOOK REVIEW

ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: March 3, 2014

"A text that will appeal to philosophers and Kierkegaard-ians but will leave readers with more general interests feeling…anxious."
Noted Kierkegaard scholar, translator and biographer Hannay (Emeritus, Philosophy/Univ. of Oslo; Kierkegaard: A Biography, 2001) offers a new translation of a little-known but significant work (1944) about the relationship between sin and anxiety. Read full book review >

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THE HANGING by Lotte Hammer
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 11, 2013

"Middling for the endless recent crop of Scandinavian procedurals apparently designed to inhibit tourism and make you glad you're staying in the temperate zone."
Something new is rotten in the state of Denmark in this debut from a sister-and-brother team: five middle-aged men drugged, stripped, mutilated and hanged in a geometrically precise formation. Read full book review >

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THE VANISHED by Lotte Hammer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 20, 2016

"Ridiculous coincidence aside, this Danish sleeping pill proves thin on story."
Scandinavian noir crime fiction continues to pile up the body count in this latest by the Danish Hammer siblings. Read full book review >

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THE LAKE by Lotte Hammer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 4, 2017

"The Hammers, who put the procedure in procedural, keep the pot simmering at such a low temperature you'll wonder if they've mistaken the fridge for the stovetop. The stubborn lack of momentum makes this one a natural for travelers on endless flights."
The fourth of the Hammer siblings' accounts of Danish skulduggery follows a human trafficking ring to its untidy but logical end. Read full book review >

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THE GIRL IN THE ICE by Lotte Hammer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 10, 2015

"Fans of Scandinavian noir won't find much to like about this jumbled entry in the field."
A killer who preys on beautiful women faces off against a team of Danish investigators. Read full book review >