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Tove Jansson : life, art, words : the authorised biography

Author: Boel Westin; Silvester Mazzarella
Publisher: London : Sort Of Books, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Finnish-Swedish writer and artist Tove Jansson achieved worldwide fame as the creator of the Moomin stories, written between 1945 and 1970 and still in print in more than twenty languages. However, the Moomins were only a part of her prodigious output. Already admired as a painter, cartoonist and illustrator, she would go on to write a series of classic novels and short stories. She remains Scandinavia's best  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Tove Jansson; Tove Jansson; Tove Jansson; Tove Jansson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Boel Westin; Silvester Mazzarella
ISBN: 9781908745453 1908745452
OCLC Number: 861648754
Description: 523 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Tove Jansson.
Responsibility: Boel Westin ; translated by Silvester Mazzarella.

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[Jansson was] a unique and authentic voice that speaks to the reader across time and culture, heart to heart -- Boyd Tonkin

 
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