Search Results: "Esko-Pekka Tiitinen"


BOOK REVIEW

DROPS OF LIFE by Esko-Pekka Tiitinen
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2012

"The exquisite visuals don't completely rescue this environmental fable from its heavy-handed and muddled message; theater, with its energy, movement and tighter scripting, it is still the better vehicle. (organization note) (Picture book. 5-8)"
This play-turned-book, imported from Finland, opens with an idealistic dove approaching a world-weary owl to help alleviate the desertification in distant Africa. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THE CLOUD SKETCHER by Richard Rayner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 11, 2001

"Rayner (Murder Book, 1997, etc.) captures the vaunting spirit of skyscrapers and their creators with delicacy and freshness. Too bad he fell back on hackneyed plot devices."
An atmospheric, if ultimately overwrought, story of love and architecture in war-torn Finland and 1920s New York. Read full book review >