Search Results: "Gustaf Tenggren"


BOOK REVIEW

THE POKY LITTLE PUPPY by Janette Sebring  Lowrey
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 25, 2011

"This classic story of naughty puppies and their backyard adventures—complete with fuzzy caterpillars, musical flowers, crickets and frogs and all topped off with dessert—is sure to be a favorite yet again. (iPad storybook app. 2-6)"
One of the first 12 books published in the Little Golden Book series and arguably one of the most beloved, this is the perfect choice to debut the series on iPad, iPhone and iPod. Read full book review >

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IN PURSUIT OF A VANISHING STAR by Gustaf Sobin
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 1, 2001

"Idolaters will enjoy glimpses of the star and Sobin's suitable lushness of word and image, while others may wish for a breath of fresh air."
As in The Fly-Truffler (2000), Sobin follows a character striving obsessively—against time and age—to find or capture some essence in his life before it's too late. This time around, though, contrivance outweighs the compelling. Read full book review >

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THE FLY-TRUFFLER by Gustaf Sobin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2000

"Not for literalists, but a symbolic-emotional tale that immerses the reader into the very air, feel, and texture of ancient Provenáe—and as a bonus serves up a fascinating handbook on the life and harvesting of the enigmatic truffle."
Poet and novelist Sobin (Venus Blue, 1992) offers up a strange and serious love-tale imbued by the surreal—with results hardly less compelling for that. Read full book review >

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VENUS BLUE by Gustaf Sobin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 10, 1992

"No human person is credible—only Sobin's vocabulary and stuffy rhetoric."
A Forties screenwriter—the rich and childless and elegant and ever-so-literary Millicent Rappaport—becomes obsessed with a shadowy film star, Molly Lamanna, and keeps a journal of her obsession. Read full book review >

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DEATH POSTPONED by Gustaf Berger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 27, 2017

"An often entertaining mystery with a satisfying ending despite a few too many subplots."
In Berger's debut novel, a human-interest journalist for a small New York City weekly finds herself unexpectedly investigating a 14-year-old insurance scam related to the World Trade Center attacks. Read full book review >

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HATS OFF FOR THE FOURTH OF JULY! by Harriet Ziefert
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2000

"Hats off indeed to this splendid parade of a book. (Picture book. 2-5)"
The business of a parade is to march along with style and zip and knock the socks off those who watch. Read full book review >