Category Archives: Books

Harry Potter – Charms / Encantamientos

Alohomora: The Unlocking Charm, also known as the Thief’s Friend is a charm that unlocks and opens doors and windows that are not protected by magic.   Wingardium Leviosa: The Levitation Charm is a charm used to make objects fly, or … Continue reading

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Historia de un oso / Bear Story

“Story of a Bear” is a book based on the self-titled animated short, that won an Oscar Award this year. The production was directed by Gabriel Osorio, who worked during four years with his team to tell a story that … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone Illustrated Edition

My last literature purchase: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone – Illustrated by Jim Kay. I acquired the book and the bookmark in the “Harry Potter Book Night”, event organized to celebrate the magic of Harry Potter worldwide. In Chile, … Continue reading

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París era una fiesta / A Moveable Feast – Hemingway

A Moveable Feast (París era una fiesta in  Spanish) is a memoir by American author Ernest Hemingway about his years as a struggling, young, expatriate journalist and writer in Paris in the 1920s. The book describes the author’s apprenticeship as a young … Continue reading

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Cheshire Cat

The Cheshire Cat is a fictional cat known for its distinctive mischievous grin. It was popularised by Lewis Carroll in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. But, Cheshire Cat predates the novel. One of its distinguishing features is that from time to … Continue reading

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Locke & Key

Locke & Key is a comic book series written by Joe Hill (Stephen King’s son) and illustrated by the Chilean artist Gabriel Rodriguez.   The story of Locke & Key is set in the town of Lovecraft, Massachusetts, in the … Continue reading

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All Our Worldly Goods / Irene Némirovsky

All Our Worldly Goods is a gripping story of war, family life and star-crossed lovers. Pierre and Agnes marry for love against the wishes of his parents and his grandfather, the tyrannical family patriarch. Their marriage provokes a family feud … Continue reading

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