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SUMMER READS ARE HERE! Summer is a time to catch up on what you missed while working. What you need is something criminal, or thrilling, or romantic, or funny, or – ah well, four out of a lot will have to do. Enjoy.

SUSAN JESSEN SPIELE LIBRARIAN Susan is a librarian at Roskilde Library, and in charge of the English section. She does English events all year; everything from expat dinners and pub quizzes, to karaoke nights and book talks. She is also busy with Roskilde Horror, a club dedicated to scaring the town.

EVENTS FOR KIDS Every summer, Roskilde Library hosts a series of musical events for kids aged 3 – 8 years – and their families, of course! All the events are free, and always from 10 – 10.50 and around central Roskilde. Everybody is welcome and it’s a great way to meet other families. This year you can enjoy:

SOLID HISTORICAL CRIME

DEEP, INSIGHTFUL PAGE-TURNER

STEAMY, REVERSE PRETTY WOMAN

THE WAY OF ALL FLESH BY AMBROSE PARRY

THE WITCH ELM BY TANA FRENCH

THE KISS QUOTIENT BY HELEN HOANG

Edinburgh, 1847. Will

Toby is a charmer who

Stella makes algo -

is a medical student

surprises two burglars

rithms and a lot of mon-

and new member of re-

who beat him and leave

nowned Dr Simpson’s

him for dead. Strug-

household. Sarah is

g l i n g t o r e c ove r, h e

the housemaid, and as

takes refuge at his fam-

hires Michael, a profes-

bodies begin to appear

ily’s ancestral home to

sional escort, to help

across the Old Town,

care for his dying uncle.

her out, figuring she

Will and Sarah f ind

Then a skull is found in

needs practice. Howev-

themselves propelled

an elm tree in the gar-

er, things don’t go quite

headlong into Edin-

den…

the way she planned.

burgh’s underworld.

ey, but she is socially and sexually awkward and bad at dating. She

WARM, REAL AND FUNNY ELEANOR OLIPHANT IS COMPLETELY FINE BY GAIL HONEYMAN Eleanor works, reads random books, drinks during the weekend and starts over next we e k . S h e i s h e a r t breakingly lonely and odd, with no human connections. But a computer problem at work starts an avalanche of new acquaintances.

KALLES BIG DRUM SHOW Kalles ‘Store Trommeshow’ will present ALL styles of music played on instruments like balloons, pigs and samurai swords! Kalle is also known from Ramasjang series: Kalles Danmarkstour. Date: Thursday 4 July Address: Amfiteatret, Folkeparken, Roskilde MEK PEK & HABBASUTTERNE This band needs no presentation; they always deliver an amazing and fun performance. So come and dance and sing with us. Date: Thursday 11 July Address: Amfiteatret, Folkeparken, Roskilde ANNA SPEJLÆG AND THE SINGING TRUNK When Anna Spejlæg is on stage with her Song Trunk, you never know what the trunk decides to play. The audience has to help finding the subject in the trunk and sing, dance and guess funny sounds. Date: Thursday 18 July Address: Klosterhaven v. Kreativt hus for børn, Algade 31, Roskilde ‘MUDDI AND SALAMIDRENGENE’ FAMILY BAND Muddi og Salamidrengene are known as the best family band in Denmark and are loved by the kids. It’s fun, fast and fantastic! Date: Thursday 25 July Address: Amfiteatret, Folkeparken, Roskilde

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