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The summer book

Author: Tove Jansson; Thomas Teal; Kathryn Davis
Publisher: New York : New York Review Books, ©2008.
Series: New York Review Books classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This brief novel tells the story of Sophia, a six-year-old girl awakening to existence, and Sophia's grandmother, nearing the end of hers, as they spend the summer on a tiny unspoiled island in the Gulf of Finland."--Publisher's description.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tove Jansson; Thomas Teal; Kathryn Davis
ISBN: 9781590172681 159017268X
OCLC Number: 166387949
Language Note: Translated from Swedish.
Description: xii, 170 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The morning swim --
Moonlight --
The magic forest --
The scolder --
Berenice --
The pasture --
Playing Venice --
Dead calm --
The cat --
The cave --
The road --
Midsummer --
The tent --
The neighbor --
The robe --
The enormous plastic sausage --
The crooks --
The visitor --
Of angleworms and others --
Sophia's storm --
Day of danger --
August.
Series Title: New York Review Books classics.
Other Titles: Sommarboken.
Responsibility: Tove Jansson ; translated from the Swedish by Thomas Teal ; introduction by Kathryn Davis.

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"This brief novel tells the story of Sophia, a six-year-old girl awakening to existence, and Sophia's grandmother, nearing the end of hers, as they spend the summer on a tiny unspoiled island in the Gulf of Finland."--Publisher's description.

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