Tineke: Mirjam wat gaan we deze maand vertellen over Erin & Eruit?
Mirjam: Tja, ik zit nu over de 160 eruit. Maar ik wil niks zeggen over erin…
T: Wauw! Da’s echt veel.
M: Maar mijn kast is nog steeds vol. Knap hè. Ik kan toveren.
T: Het zijn konijnen toch? Ik 125 eruit en 59 erin. Valt me best mee.
Valsspelen mag best
Dan heb ik wel een gewetensvraag. Als je doet alsof je een stapel boeken koopt voor een Ogma collega, maar ze eerst natuurlijk zelf gaat lezen, telt dat als erin?
The mapping of love and death – Jacqueline Winspear
1914. When war in Europe is declared, a young American cartographer, Michael Clifton, is compelled to fight for his father’s native country, and sets sail for England to serve in the British Army. Three years later, he is listed as missing in action. 1932. After Michael’s remains are unearthed in a French field, his devastated parents engage London investigator Maisie Dobbs, hoping she can find the unnamed nurse whose love letters were among their son’s belongings. It is a quest that leads Maisie back to her own bittersweet wartime love – and to the discovery that Michael Clifton may not have died in combat. As a web of intrigue and violence threatens to ensnare the dead soldier’s family and even Maisie herself, she must cope with the impending loss of her mentor and the unsettling awareness that she is once again falling in love.
Sidney Chambers and the Shadow of Death – James Runcie
It is 1953, the coronation year of Queen Elizabeth II . Sidney Chambers, vicar of Grantchester and honorary canon of Ely Cathedral, is a thirty-two-year-old bachelor. Tall, with dark brown hair, eyes the color of hazelnuts, and a reassuringly gentle manner, Sidney is an unconventional clerical detective. He can go where the police cannot.
Together with his roguish friend, inspector Geordie Keating, Sidney inquires into the suspect suicide of a Cambridge solicitor, a scandalous jewelry theft at a New Year’s Eve dinner party, the unexplained death of a jazz promoter’s daughter, and a shocking art forgery that puts a close friend in danger. Sidney discovers that being a detective, like being a clergyman, means that you are never off duty, but he nonetheless manages to find time for a keen interest in cricket, warm beer, and hot jazz-as well as a curious fondness for a German widow three years his junior.
Kitty Peck and the Music Hall Murders – Kate Griffin
Limehouse, 1880: Dancing girls are going missing from ‘Paradise’ – the criminal manor with ruthless efficiency by the ferocious Lady Ginger. Seventeen-year-old music hall seamstress Kitty Peck finds herself reluctantly drawn into a web of blackmail, depravity and murder when The Lady devises a singular scheme to discover the truth. But as Kitty’s scandalous and terrifying act becomes the talk of London, she finds herself facing someone even more deadly and horrifying than The Lady. Bold, impetuous and blessed with more brains than she cares to admit, it soon becomes apparent that it’s up to the unlikely team of Kitty and her stagehand friend, Lucca, to unravel the truth and ensure that more girls do not meet with a similar fate. But are Kitty’s courage and common sense and Lucca’s book learning a match for the monster in the shadows? Their investigations take them from the gin-fuelled halls and doss houses of the East End to the champagne-fuelled galleries of the West End. Take nothing at face value: Kitty is about to step out on a path of discovery that changes everything . . .
Oscar Wilde and the Dead Man’s Smile – Gyles Brandreth
Paris, 1883. Oscar Wilde, aged twenty-seven, has come to the city of decadence to discover its charms, to rekindle his friendship with the divine Sarah Bernhardt and to collaborate with France’s most celebrated actor-manager, Edmond La Grange. Oscar discovers dark secrets lying at the heart of the La Grange company, and is confronted by murders both foul and bizarre. To solve the crimes, to unravel the mystery, Oscar risks his life — and his reputation — embarking on a dangerous adventure that takes him from bohemian night clubs to an asylum for the insane, from a duel in the Buttes de Chaumont to the gates of Reading Gaol.
Heartstone – C.J. Sansom
Summer, 1545. England is at war. Henry VIII’s invasion of France has gone badly wrong, and a massive French fleet is preparing to sail across the Channel. As the English fleet gathers at Portsmouth, the country raises the largest militia army it has ever seen. The King has debased the currency to pay for the war, and England is in the grip of soaring inflation and economic crisis.
Meanwhile Matthew Shardlake is given an intriguing legal case by an old servant of Queen Catherine Parr. Asked to investigate claims of ”monstrous wrongs” committed against a young ward of the court, which have already involved one mysterious death, Shardlake and his assistant Barak journey to Portsmouth.
Maar het kan best even duren voordat ik ze uit handen geef. Als ik dat ooit al ga doen. Want ze zijn zooooo mooi! Met welke zal ik eens beginnen?
En wat betreft die 23 muggen? Ga me nou niet vertellen dat jullie de zomer zonder bloedzuigende zoemers zijn doorgekomen?