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About meThe choice of my user name zerkalo (the mirror) is related to the mesmerizing film by Andreï Tarkovsky (Mosfilm, 1974).

I'm a bibliophile with strong affections to classical music and the fine arts, as well as a film enthousiast with particular interests in selected author cinema and Zeitgeist-documentaries.

This virtual library includes all books which I have read and those I possess and should read. For quite a while, I reflect more thoroughly on new acquisitions, trying to avoid disappointments, never finished or unopened.

Bela Bartok once said that competitions are more relevant for horses than for musicians. So accordingly, please consider my ratings as something which tries to reflect my personal appreciation after having finished a work, rather than a ponderous judgement that should apply for every reader.



GroupsBBC Radio 3 Listeners, Privé-domein

Favorite authorsAnna Akhmatova, Herwig Arts, Saul Bellow, Ingmar Bergman, Heinrich Böll, Hans Boland, Frits Boterman, Hermann Broch, Joseph Brodsky, Mikhail Bulgakov, Albert Camus, Elias Canetti, Mircea Cărtărescu, J. M. Coetzee, Alfred Döblin, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Carl Theodor Dreyer, Ilja Ehrenburg, Willem Elsschot, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Lion Feuchtwanger, Orlando Figes, Nikolai Gogol, Witold Gombrowicz, Ivan Goncharov, Günter Grass, Vasily Grossman, Thomas Hardy, Hermann Hesse, Joris-Karl Huysmans, Marcel Jouhandeau, Ernst Jünger, Wim Kayzer, Daniil Kharms, György Konrád, Claude Lanzmann, Curzio Malaparte, Osip Mandelstam, Nadezhda Mandelstam, Golo Mann, Klaus Mann, Thomas Mann, Czesław Miłosz, Robert Musil, Charlotte Mutsaers, Herta Müller, Vladimir Nabokov, Leonard Nolens, nuri bilge ceylan, Amos Oz, Orhan Pamuk, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Konstantin Paustovsky, Raymond Queneau, Edgar Reitz, Karel van het Reve, Joseph Roth, Philip Roth, Rüdiger Safranski, José Saramago, Volker Schlöndorff, Clem Schouwenaars, Bruno Schulz, W. G. Sebald, Jorge Semprún, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Aleksandr Sokurov, Botho Strauss, Italo Svevo, Wisława Szymborska, Jun'ichirō Tanizaki, Andrei Tarkovsky, Béla Tarr, Geert Van Istendael, Andrzej Wajda, Stefan Zweig (Shared favorites)

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Favorite bookstoresantiquariaat Diogenes, antiquariaat In Den Eenhoorn, boekhandel Raaklijn, De Slegte Brugge, Fnac Brugge, Poeziecentrum Gent

Real nameHans

Locationnr. Bruges, Flanders, Belgium, the Low Countries

Account typepublic, lifetime

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Member sinceMay 28, 2006

Currently readingVerzameld werk by Franz Kafka
IJzeren koninkrijk. Opkomst en ondergang van Pruisen. 1600-1947 by Christopher Clark

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