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A winter book : selected stories

Author: Tove Jansson
Publisher: London : Sort Of, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of some of Tove Jansson's best loved and most famous stories. Drawn from youth and older age, and spanning most of the 20th century, this translated selection provides a showcase of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Named Person: Tove Jansson; Tove Jansson
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tove Jansson
ISBN: 0954899520 9780954899523
OCLC Number: 70230278
Language Note: Translated from the Swedish.
Description: 208 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Part 1, Snow, The stone --
Parties --
The dark --
Snow --
German measles --
Flying --
Annie --
Part 2, Flotsam and Jetsam, The iceberg --
Albert --
Flotsam and jetsam --
High water --
Jeremiah --
The spinster who had an idea- The boat and me --
Part 3, Travelling light, The squirrel --
Letters from Klara --
Messages --
Correspondence --
Travelling light --
Taking leave --
Afterwords by Philip Pullman, Esther Freud and Frank Cottrell Boyce.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Tove Jansson ; translated from the Swedish by Silvester Mazzarella, David McDuff and Kingsley Hart ; introduced by Ali Smith.

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A predicted major seller ... I feel it will probably do better even than The Summer Book -- Sarah Broadhurst The Bookseller Beautifully crafted and deceptively simple-seeming, these stories are like Read more...

 
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