Hans Christian Andersen Would Be Delighted With Sanna Annukka's Illustrations

Hans Christian Andersen Would Be Delighted With Sanna Annukka's Illustrations

By John Garratt

Annukka enhances the reading experience of The Snow Queen and The Fir Tree with her distinctive artistic approach. 9 Dec 2016 // 1:15 AM

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//Recent Reviews

20 Oct 2006 // 12:00 AM

Marie Antoinette (2006)

A girl made queen by the peculiar forces of 18th-century statecraft, Marie is by turns amused, alarmed, and pissed off, mercurial and imperious as only a teenager can be.

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Rodrigo y Gabriela: Rodrigo y Gabriela

The album is a slap in the face for every rock star who has ever decided to arrange acoustic versions of their songs and forgotten that "acoustic" doesn't necessarily mean "slow and boring".

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Bright Eyes: Noise Floor (Rarities: 1998 – 2005)

Rewarding hodge-podge of treasure and trash continues the journey of Bright Eyes.

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19 Oct 2006 // 11:00 PM

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Siberia is filled with these images, snapshots of the monumental and the trivial.

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The Drugstore Cowboys: Chapter 3006

Electroclash or industrial, either way, there's a little too much drugstore and not enough cowboy here.

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19 Oct 2006 // 11:00 PM

Invitation to a Suicide (2004)

The putative consequences are very real, yet the various reactions of everyone involved in Invitation to a Suicide undermine the narrative's integrity.

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19 Oct 2006 // 11:00 PM

The Sails: The Sails

Being an excellent power pop band is great and all, but is it enough anymore?

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Reno 911!: The Complete Third Season

Season Three draws Reno's deputies outside their normal working environment, moving the show from the suffocating comfort of COPS parody.

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Chic: Definitive Groove

For fans and newcomers, and even those who might have dismissed Chic's work in the past, Definitive Groove is nothing short of revelatory.

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Various Artists: Rogues Gallery

Aarrrggh, ye mateys, this here's buried treasure: a Hal Wilner-produced collection of bawdy sea chanteys and pirate songs by big stars, such as Sting, Bono, Lou Reed, Lucinda Williams, Nick Cave, and Richard Thompson -- but the Popeye-voiced Baby Gramps steals the ship and leads us to uncharted waters of resistance.

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Here Comes the Bloom: Timothy Bloom Takes Hip-Hop to the Sock-Hop

// Sound Affects

"More sock-hop than hip-hop, soulster Timothy Bloom does a stunning '50s revamp on contemporary R&B.

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