The 5 worst books you should never read

The most boring books in the world

In every literary space we find recommendations to find those novels, essays, stories and others that satisfy us as readers. Books by classic authors or current bestsellers. In many of these cases, the recommendations leave much to be desired and only replicate the official synopses. All for a few…

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eagle's claws

Novel The eagle's claws, Millennium saga 7

Lisbeth Salander is a lot of Lisbeth. And her Machiavellian feminism necessarily ends up extending to new arguments that her late creator Stieg Larsson would never imagine. By the way, it seems like yesterday that the original author passed away but it's been a couple of decades without him. Surely Larsson would have raised new scenarios. …

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The bitch, by Alberto Val

The Bitch, by Alberto Val

Sometimes the abysses of the soul, where the light does not reach, find a time and a way to enjoy themselves in their own way. A placid island like Tenerife becomes that point where all the evil is concentrated in the form of vices, perdition and unspeakable afflictions with a certain aspect of temptation...

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Mindfulness for Killers by Karsten Dusse

novel mindfulness for killers

Nothing like relativizing things... take a deep breath and create comfortable islands of time where you can soothe your conscience. No one can be as determined to disrupt your world as yourself. That is what a Björn Diemel is learning along the way, managed until the beginning of the novel by that…

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Holly, from Stephen King

Holly, from Stephen King, September 2023

We will have to wait until the end of the summer to give a good review of the new Stephen King. One of those stories that take up the old paths of the first King between paranormal and sinister events, or both things perfectly combined in an imaginary where everything has a place towards the most plausible...

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The Perfections, by Vincenzo Latronico

Latronico perfections

Among the most enervating trends in our world today, the idea of ​​the fullest self-realization stands out as a compendium between the work, the existential, the spiritual seasoned with permanent happiness. Marketing things that reach everything, even the deepest perception of life. Today's new generations...

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At the End of the World, by Antti Tuomainen

At one end of the world

The alienating has a root of the strange, of the alien to this planet. But the term ends up pointing more to the loss of reason. In this novel by Antti Tuomainen both extremes are summarized. Because from the cosmos comes a remote mineral vestige that everyone craves for different…

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The Wizard of the Kremlin, by Giuliano da Empoli

The wizard of the kremlin book

To understand reality you have to take a long path towards the origin. The evolution of any human-mediated event always leaves clues to be discovered before reaching the hurricane epicenter of everything, where an unintelligible dead calm can hardly be appreciated. The chronicles erect myths and their…

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You Should Have Gone By Daniel Kehlmann

You should have gone, Daniel Kehlmann

The suspense, that thriller with a diversity of arguments, constantly adjusts to new patterns. Lately, the domestic thriller seems to be championing that of presenting disturbing stories, never better than from the epicenter of the familiar to offer doubts about those closest to us. But certain patterns are always maintained. Because …

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The years of silence, by Álvaro Arbina

The years of silence, Álvaro Arbina

There comes a time when the popular imagination is invaded by regrettable circumstances. In war there is no place for legends beyond the dedication to survival. But there are always myths that point to something else, to a magical resilience in the face of the most unfortunate future. Between …

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The cards that we deal, by Ramón Gallart

The cards that we deal

A successful metaphor between the cards on the table and what life finally has. Chance and what each one proposes once entered into the game of life. Bluffing may be the wisest play but it's always good to be able to do...

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The Bramard case, by Davide Longo

The Bramard case, Davide Longo. First part of the crimes of Piedmont.

The black genre suffers a continuous approach by new authors capable of assaulting reader consciences in search of new booty. Partly because, in today's crime narrative, when you get the hang of the author on duty, you go looking for new references. Davide Longo currently offers (he has already done some…

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