Tag: Jonas Jonasson
In my opinion Mr. Jonasson has a knack for three things: 1) Writing characters who make the best out of the absolute worst. Take, for example, Nombeko, the heroine of this jaunty little tale. She was born in a South African slum, orphaned at ten, run over by a car, practically imprisoned for more than a […]
We don’t know about you, but the modern pentathlon seems exhausting. Like, makes us want to sit down and take a nap just thinking about it. What is the pentathlon, you ask? We had to do some research as well. The modern pentathlon is actually meant to stimulate the diverse skills a 19th century cavalry […]
Hilarious; scandalous and hopeful. The movie is on Canadian Netflix right now. It adheres pretty closely to the book, but it is decidedly less awesome than the book. Watch it only if you want to read subtitles for 85% of the movie.