Hi there, I’m Sven. I’m a dad, husband, musician with a thing for blogging and taking pictures. Here you find all those Articles that I sweated over writing, and shorter notes you find in the Microblog or browse the blog. You can learn a bit more about me, check out the books I read and the question what’s going on right /Now is answered here. If you must you can drop me a message.

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Some things that I recently wrote:

  • Another Update on my Reading List
    My two latest arrivals Even though time is limited I try to read on a daily basis and additionally routinely forget to update the blog accordingly. But here are my latest finished books. As I of … Read more
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    While reading the introduction to "The New Annotated H.P. Lovecraft" I ran into many, unknown to me, classics of horror fiction and read "Carmilla" by J. Sheridan Le Fanu which served from my understanding as inspiration … Read more
  • More new books – Just in time for Halloween
    The theme of the books that have arrived today, seems about right for Halloween Upon first glance the "Annotated Lovecraft" is spectacular and I'm sure that I will without doubt also order the recently released second … Read more
  • The forgotten Reading-List updates
    The long overdue update! It's not that I didn't read anything. It's been a while since my last update, but in fact I read a lot during the last few weeks but didn't quite came around … Read more
  • My Neil Gaiman Book-Collection is Growing
    Even though it was not planned in any way, my daily habits and doings are getting more and more analog and I find this move very enjoyable and reading an actual, physical book is, by a … Read more

Lately on the Microblog

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    While my copy of the newly released illustrated edition of Neil Gaiman’s “The Ocean at the End of the Lane” is still in the mail, and, I’m afraid, will continue to be so for a while thanks to the postal strike, I am though happy to see that the launch-event from London (?) can be watched here. Looking forward to watch it.

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    Since the weather turned rainy, gray and generally dreadful a quick reminder of just a few days ago.

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    And suddenly it’s Winter.

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    Finished reading Neil Gaiman’s “Smoke and Mirrors” the other day. What a great collection of stories and I enjoyed it a lot and will without any doubt come back to them from time to time. Especially some are adapted as graphic novels, which I have already lined-up.

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    Finished the audiobook of Leslie S. Klinger’s In the Shadow of Edgar Allan Poe this morning and it’s a great compilation of Gothic horror stories. I have a hardcopy of it (and two more annotated books by Leslie Klinger books) already on the way and will surely re-read some these stories again.


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