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A Stuga On the Cusp of the Orust Riviera, tucked away next to a hobbit hole in the woods.

Birdbrain - Johanna Sinisalo Don't forget to pop a book in your backpack[bc:Heart of Darkness|4900|Heart of Darkness |Joseph Conrad|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1328698658s/4900.jpg|2877220]Translated from the Finnish by David HackstonOpening quote is from The Raven by PoeClapper Board: SOUTH COAST TRACK, TASMANIACockle Creek to South Cape RivuletMonday, March 2007HEIDIHanging around a modest distance from the Tassielink minibus terminal is a group of guys, their shorts boasting rips and tears, their T-shirts with stains, their armpits and backs with patches of sweat, their hiking boots with layers of dried mud.GAH! Something of a nothing that was perched on an environmental soapbox. In the form of a diary there is a paragraph from him and a paragraph from her intersperses by Heart of Darkness quotes. It does state in the Author Box that Sinisalo enjoys hiking, so this could be construed as a personal rant about litter.Stark contrast to the first book I read of hers...5* Troll: A Love Story1* Birdbrain