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Vertoog en literatuur - Discours and literature - Over het interessante - About the interesting by Bart Verschaffel(editor)

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Parijs dagboek 1941-1943 by Ernst Junger

Het ogenspel - autobiografie 1931-1937 by Elias Canetti

The mill and the cross - DVD - 92' by Lech Majewsky (director)

Sjostakovitsj by Krzysztof Meyer

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CollectionsYour library (1,160), Wishlist (7), Currently reading (2), To read (173), Favorites (369), All collections (1,162)

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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 arthouse cinema and Zeitgeist-documentaries.
This virtual library includes all books which I have read or at least I possess. What films are concerned, I've only listed those I consider bearing my interest over a longer period or those I admire; parts of the scripts are linked to literature.


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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, Nuri Bilge Ceylan, J. M. Coetzee, Alfred Döblin, Ilja Ehrenburg, Willem Elsschot, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Lion Feuchtwanger, Orlando Figes, Jonathan Franzen, Nikolai Gogol, Witold Gombrowicz, Ivan Goncharov, Günter Grass, Vassili Grossman, Thomas Hardy, Hermann Hesse, Marcel Jouhandeau, Ernst Jünger, Wim Kayzer, Daniil Charms, György Konrád, Claude Lanzmann, Geert Mak, Curzio Malaparte, Osip Mandelstam, Nadezhda Mandelstam, Golo Mann, Klaus Mann, Thomas Mann, Nikita Mikhalkov, Czesław Miłosz, Robert Musil, Charlotte Mutsaers, Herta Müller, Vladimir Nabokov, Leonard Nolens, 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, Junichiro Tanizaki, Andrey 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
Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis

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