Matilde Kimer: Krigen indeni

Jeg kontaktede redaktionen i København. Indslaget med de gamle mennesker, der levede i deres eget skidt, var en vigtig historie, fordi den med få ord viste krigens udvikling og menneskelige konsekvenser. Linjen til redaktøren var optaget. Længe. Indtil en kollega endelig svarede. “Det lyder spændende, Matilde, men jeg tror ikke, du skal regne med at […]

Lotte og Søren Hammer: Pigen i Satans Mose

Uddrag fra bogen: Da Henrik Krag og Jan Podowski slap deres byrde og pigen sank mod søbunden, tiltede stenen rundt således at hun landede på siden omkring en meter fra, hvor rørskoven grænsede ud til det åbne vand. Her lå hun med opspilede øjne og gabende mund, som skreg hun et tyst skrig ud i […]

David Morrel: First Blood

So why don’t you clean up your act? he thought. Shave and get a haircut. Fix up your clothes. You’ll get your rides that way. Because. A razor’s just one more thing to slow you down, and haircuts waste money you can spend on food, and where would you shave anyhow; you can’t sleep in […]

Frank Herbert: Children of Dune

Uddrag af bogen: Governments, if they endure, always tend increasingly toward aristocratic forms. No government in history has been known to evade this pattern. And as the aristocracy develops, government tends more and more to act exclusively in the interest of the ruling class – whether that class be hereditary royalty, oligarchs of financial empires, […]

Frank Herbert: Dune

Uddrag af bogen:   You cannot avoid the interplay of politics within an orthodox religion.This power struggle permeates the training, educating and disciplining the orthodox community. Because of this pressure, the leaders of such a community inevitably must face that ultimate internal question: to succumb to complete opportunism as the price of maintaining their rule, […]