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Monthly Archives: January 2012

31 Jan 2012

I was told that my first attempts on reading have been when I was about two years old. And that I was tremendously annoyed when someone turned the book, to put right. I wanted to read the book upside down and starting backwards. I think I was already trying to see books out of convention and to used them differently from the usual. And it is also from that same time that they tell me that – now I’ll quote […]

31 Jan 2012

Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Carlos Ruiz Zafón

31 Jan 2012

Rita da Nova – A Sombra do Vento (The Shadow of the Wind) / Carlos Ruiz Zafón

15 Jan 2012

Ever since I was a child I like reading, something that was passed to me by my parents.  I read everything that I could get my hands at in my home, but there were some books that were kept away from me and those of course were the ones that I most wanted to read. My mother has always been an avid reader and there were always many books in the house. I started by reading books for children but […]

15 Jan 2012

José Saramago

José Saramago

15 Jan 2012

Sofia Quintas – Memorial do Convento / José Saramago

05 Jan 2012

I always liked to read. There were not, in my time (in my house) too many ways of entertainment, television used to start at 6 p.m. and the programming was too poor (exception made to Vasco Granja, of course). I’m from 68. So reading was my escape. I started early and quickly dispatched what was considered the appropriate literature for my age: the Famous Five, the Secret Seven, the Twins at St. Claire’s, Tintin, Asterix, well … the usual. At […]

05 Jan 2012

Edgar P. Jacobs

Edgar P. Jacobs

05 Jan 2012

Maria João Nogueira – A Marca Amarela (The Yellow “M”) / Edgar P. Jacobs