How- To Give Children Dreams

“The witching hour, somebody had once whispered to her, was a special moment in the middle of the night when every child and every grown-up was in a deep deep sleep, and all the dark things came out from hiding and had the world all to themselves.” ― Roald Dahl, The BFG The BFG is... Continue Reading →

Finland’s Literary Treasure

“A strong desire derives a person straight through the hardest rock.” ― Aleksis Kivi, Seven Brothers Aleksis Kivi's Seven Brothers is Finland's most celebrated literary treasure.  It was published in 1870 and  it’s one of the first novels written in Finnish language. I am not a fan of Finnish classics but I do see why... Continue Reading →

How-To Let the Right One In

“Keep your relationships brief. Don’t let them in. Once they’re inside they have more potential to hurt you. Comfort yourself. You can live with the anguish as long as it only involves yourself. As long as there is no hope.” ― John Ajvide Lindqvist, Let the Right One In In Let the Right One In... Continue Reading →

A Tale of a Wolf

“White Fang knew the law well: to oppress the weak and obey the strong.” ― Jack London, White Fang I only first read this book on day before yesterday. For many years, I have wanted to read this classic and I have wondered what kind of novel this is. Somehow I imagined that it would... Continue Reading →

How-To Be World’s Greatest Detective

''My name is Sherlock Holmes.  It is my business to know what other people don't know.'' ― Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes Sir Arthur Conan Doyle created the character of Sherlock Holmes -the greatest detective of all time. If you haven't read even one story of these adventures, you should at least read the novels:... Continue Reading →

How-To Tame

“But if you tame me, then we shall need each other. To me, you will be unique in all the world. To you, I shall be unique in all the world.” ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince The Little Prince is French masterpiece written by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Maybe you have read it as... Continue Reading →

How-To Go There & Back Again

“Sorry! I don't want any adventures, thank you. Not Today. Good morning! But please come to tea -any time you like! Why not tomorrow? Good bye!” ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit Hobbit is classic you must read at least once. It is highly charming story of adventure.  It teases and gives you a hint that something greater... Continue Reading →

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