History Creator / AstridLindgren

27th Jul '16 2:05:49 AM matteste
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She has an asteroid named for her; on learning this, she commented that henceforth they could call her "Asteroid Lindgren". She also did narrated readings of many of her books for Swedish television and radio.

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She has an asteroid named for her; on learning this, she commented that henceforth they could call her "Asteroid Lindgren". She also did narrated readings of many of her books for Swedish television and radio.
radio. And following 2016, she's now the face of the Swedish 20-crown bill.
13th May '16 1:28:43 PM Furienna
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* DaddysGirl: Astrid we herself a Daddy's girl to her father Samuel August, and quite a few of her characters are this as well.
** Pippi Longstocking is very close to her father Ephraim, a pirate captain. Of course, it helps that her mother died when she was baby, so she could only connect to her father. But there still is a very close connection between them.

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* DaddysGirl: Astrid we was herself a Daddy's girl to her father Samuel August, and quite a few of her characters are this as well.
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** Pippi Longstocking is very close to her father Ephraim, a pirate captain. Of course, it helps that her mother died when she was baby, so she could only connect get to know her father. But there still is a very close connection between them.
30th Apr '16 6:29:34 PM Furienna
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* CounterpartComparison:
** ''Mio my son''. The book takes place in a fantasy world where a reluctant hero and his loyal sidekick ventures into a barren wasteland to overthrow an evil overlord who lives in a tower with a red glowing eye in it - and he is solely responsible for making his land a complete desert. The book was published in 1953, [[Literature/TheLordOfTheRings Coincidentally at the same time as a certain other novel, telling the story of a reluctant hero and his loyal sidekick, who ventures into a barren wasteland, to overthrow an evil overlord, living in a tower where a red glowing eye can be seen]]. ''And this is, by the way, completely coincidental!''. Also complete coincidental is the fact that Christopher Lee played major bad guys [[http://www.imdb.com/search/name?roles=tt0093543,tt0167260 in both movies]].
** "Mio min Mio" also has very many similarities with HarryPotter (an abused orphan boy is taken to a magical world, realizes that he has to defeat a terrible villain andbecomes the owner of an invisibility cloak).
* DaddysGirl: Astrid we herself a Daddy's girl to her father Samuel August, and quite a few of her characters are this as well.
** Pippi Longstocking is very close to her father Ephraim, a pirate captain. Of course, it helps that her mother died when she was baby, so she could only connect to her father. But there still is a very close connection between them.
** Madicken is the {{Tomboy}} older sister, who has developed a growing sense of social justice. So there is no wonder that she has a very special relationship with her socialist father, who happens to also be more lenient than her more uptight mother is.
** Ronja is very close to her mother Lovis too, but still, it is her relationship with her father Mattis, that is the heart of the story. They do have a big falling out, but they still really love each other and reconcile in the end.
30th Apr '16 6:01:26 PM Furienna
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* CounterpartComparison:
** ''Mio my son''. The book takes place in a fantasy world where a reluctant hero and his loyal sidekick ventures into a barren wasteland to overthrow an evil overlord who lives in a tower with a red glowing eye in it - and he is solely responsible for making his land a complete desert. The book was published in 1953, [[Literature/TheLordOfTheRings Coincidentally at the same time as a certain other novel, telling the story of a reluctant hero and his loyal sidekick, who ventures into a barren wasteland, to overthrow an evil overlord, living in a tower where a red glowing eye can be seen]]. ''And this is, by the way, completely coincidental!''
** Also complete coincidental is the fact that Christopher Lee played major bad guys [[http://www.imdb.com/search/name?roles=tt0093543,tt0167260 in both movies]].
** "Mio min Mio" also has very many similarities with HarryPotter (an abused orphan boy is taken to a magical world, realized that he has to defeat a terrible villain andbecomes the owner of an invisibility cloak).
30th Apr '16 5:59:29 PM Furienna
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* CounterpartComparison: ''Mio my son''. The book takes place in a fantasy world where a reluctant hero and his loyal sidekick ventures into a barren wasteland to overthrow an evil overlord who lives in a tower with a red glowing eye in it - and he is solely responsible for making his land a complete desert. The book was published in 1953, [[Literature/TheLordOfTheRings Coincidentally at the same time as a certain other novel, telling the story of a reluctant hero and his loyal sidekick, who ventures into a barren wasteland, to overthrow an evil overlord, living in a tower where a red glowing eye can be seen]]. ''And this is, by the way, completely coincidental!''

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''Mio my son''. The book takes place in a fantasy world where a reluctant hero and his loyal sidekick ventures into a barren wasteland to overthrow an evil overlord who lives in a tower with a red glowing eye in it - and he is solely responsible for making his land a complete desert. The book was published in 1953, [[Literature/TheLordOfTheRings Coincidentally at the same time as a certain other novel, telling the story of a reluctant hero and his loyal sidekick, who ventures into a barren wasteland, to overthrow an evil overlord, living in a tower where a red glowing eye can be seen]]. ''And this is, by the way, completely coincidental!''


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** "Mio min Mio" also has very many similarities with HarryPotter (an abused orphan boy is taken to a magical world, realized that he has to defeat a terrible villain andbecomes the owner of an invisibility cloak).
5th Dec '15 2:22:59 PM beergood
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* MemeticMutation: Allan Edwald`s interpretation of Anton Svensson, the father of Emil in three successive movies:

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* MemeticMutation: Pretty much every one of her books, and most of the movies, are sources of this for Swedes.
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Allan Edwald`s Edwall's interpretation of Anton Svensson, the father of Emil in three successive movies:


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** The gnomes in ''Literature/RonjaTheRobbersDaughter''.
--> Voffo gör di på dette vise?
** "[[Literature/TheBrothersLionheart ALL POWER TO TENGIL, OUR LIBERATOR!]]"
** "Du har inte den den rätta knycken, fabbro Melker!"
24th Nov '15 1:30:20 PM Glim
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* TeasingFromBehindTheLanguageBarrier: the three main characters in Bill Bergson employ this with Rövarspråket to mock the boys belonging to the Red Rose.
11th Sep '15 3:01:00 AM Morgenthaler
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* HowDoYouLikeThemApples: The sign that Mio is the prince of the Land of Faraway.
12th Aug '15 7:02:39 PM Gaidheal
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* AuthorTract: And AuthorAvatar, at the same time: ''Pomperipossa in Monismania'' is about a writer of childrens' books who lives in a country that, while mostly a fairish place to live, has quirks in the tax system that lead to the marginal tax rate being 102% for Pomperipossa. It was written in reaction to Lindgren finding out that her marginal tax rate was... 102%, as an unintended consequence of the combination of self-employment and a high income. SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped may apply; the story lead to a fairly intensive debate regarding taxes, and may even have been a decisive factor in the Social Democrats losing the elections to the Riksdag that year, for the first time in 40 years.

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* AuthorTract: And AuthorAvatar, at the same time: ''Pomperipossa in Monismania'' is about a writer of childrens' books who lives in a country that, while mostly a fairish place to live, has quirks in the tax system that lead to the marginal tax rate being 102% for Pomperipossa. It was written in reaction to Lindgren finding out that her marginal tax rate was... 102%, as an unintended consequence of the combination of self-employment and a high income. SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped may apply; the story lead led to a fairly intensive debate regarding taxes, and may even have been a decisive factor in the Social Democrats losing the elections to the Riksdag that year, for the first time in 40 years.
30th May '15 9:48:46 AM Eilevgmyhren
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