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Stunner: The Fall and Rise of Fanny Cornforth by Kirsty Stonell Walker
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
I knew there would be a second, revised version of this book being prepared and I purposefully waited until this new, updated edition of Stunner was released. It did not disappoint! Fanny Cornforth has had quite a reputation amongsth the Pre-Raphaelite artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti's "stunners", his term for the models of his lush paintings of beautiful and mythical women. Whereas other of Rossetti's models were either viewed as ethereal (Elizabeth Siddal) or regally aloof (Jane Morris), Fanny was a voluptuously-built, earthy working class woman full of fun and humor. She has also had a dubious reputation in art history: was she a prostitute? A thief? A gold-digger? Did she really spit nuts… Read more
Spaced - Definitive Collectors' Edition [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Jessica Stevenson
10 of 13 people found the following review helpful
Even before I saw "Shaun of the Dead" I was lucky enough to sit in on a panel featuring Simon Pegg at the San Diego Comic-Con (where else?) and got to see a clip of this fantastic show. (The mimed shoot-out in the alley got a round of applause from the con audience.) So I when this boxset became available in the UK, I bought an all-region DVD player specifically for it. Having read all the reviews here, I was not disappointed. The show is brilliant.

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