If you are already sick of the mere mentioning of sport then I have some bad news: this is a momentous sports summer with the EURO16 still going, then Tour de France in July, and then the Olympics. So if you had plans on doing something with friends (if you are not the sporty kind) – drop those and find some alternatives. If you also happen to love reading then I will share which books I am going to pass time with myself when everyone else is glued to the screen.
First, a note on the title. ‘På træk‘ would most likely be translated to ‘Drifting’ in English. However, there are some things lurking in the two small words that should be noted. ‘Træk’ can mean several things: ‘pull’, ‘draft’ (eg. from windows), ‘move’, and ‘attribute.’ It is also the root of other expressions like ‘trækkerdreng’ and ‘trække på gaden’ which means a boy prostitute and prostitution respectively. And all these things come to the surface in this novel by Kamilla Hega Holst. This novel was set up to be a modern view of the alienation of oneself and love in […]
I think this will be a nice way of showing you what I am reading at the moment and something which I will make a recurring feature between reviews and other posts. Just to let you know what I am up to! Especially since some books need me musing and chewing on them for a little while before I can make up my mind about them. Of course, if you follow me on Goodreads (@literamour) then you already know and most of the time, they also show up on Instagram as well. Anyways, let me introduce them: