Recensie: The Twits

31456Auteur: Roald Dahl
Titel: The Twits
Genre: Jeugd, humor
Taal: Engels
Jaar: 1980
ISBN: 9780141318301
Aantal pagina’s: 96
Gelezen: Juni 2017

How do you outwit a Twit? Mr. and Mrs. Twit are the smelliest, ugliest people in the world. They hate everything — except playing mean jokes on each other, catching innocent birds to put in their Bird Pies, and making their caged monkeys, the Muggle-Wumps, stand on their heads all day. But the Muggle-Wumps have had enough. They don’t just want out, they want revenge.
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Recensie: Tales of the unexpected

394689Auteur: Roald Dahl
Titel: Tales of the unexpected
Genre: Korte verhalen, fictie
Taal: Engels
Jaar: 1979
ISBN: 9780679729891
Aantal pagina’s: 471
Gelezen: Juni 2017

A wine connoisseur with an infallible palate and a sinister taste in wagers. A decrepit old man with a masterpiece tattooed on his back. A voracious adventuress, a gentle cuckold, and a garden sculpture that becomes an instrument of sadistic vengeance. Social climbers who climb a bit too quickly. Philanderers whose deceptions are a trifle too ornate. Impeccable servants whose bland masks slip for one vertiginous instant.

In these deliciously nasty stories an internationally acclaimed practitioner of the short narrative works his own brand of black magic: tantalizing, amusing, and sometimes terrifying readers into a new sense of what lurks beneath the ordinary. Included in Roald Dahl’s Tales of the Unexpected are such notorious gems of the bizarre as “The Sound Machine,” “Lamb to Slaughter,” “Neck,” and “The Landlady.” Lees verder

Review: The BFG

6319 Auteur: Roald Dahl
Titel: The BFG
Genre: Jeugd, fictie, YA
Taal: Engels
Jaar: 1982
ISBN: 9780141311371
Aantal bladzijden: 195
Gelezen: Juni, 2016

Captured by a giant! The BFG is no ordinary bone-crunching giant. He is far too nice and jumbly. It’s lucky for Sophie that he is. Had she been carried off in the middle of the night by the Bloodbottler, the Fleshlumpeater, the Bonecruncher, or any of the other giants-rather than the BFG-she would have soon become breakfast.

When Sophie hears that they are flush-bunking off in England to swollomp a few nice little chiddlers, she decides she must stop them once and for all. And the BFG is going to help her!
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Showcase Sunday

IMG_5746Hey hoi! Het is weer tijd voor een nieuwe showcase! Ik heb weer wat leuke boeken om jullie te laten zien (waarvan ik daadwerkelijk ook al een groot deel gelezen heb,  bedenk ik me nu…) Anyway, time for books!
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Showcase Sunday

IMG_5746Hoi lieve lezers! Het is weer tijd voor een nieuwe showcase! Ik heb jullie vorige week helaas niets kunnen laten zien omdat ik toen niet thuis was en geen laptop bij had om iets te plaatsen. Maar dat betekent wel dat ik jullie nu wel dingen heb om te laten zien! Let’s go!
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