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Letters from Tove

Author: Tove Jansson; Boel Westin; Helen Svensson; Sarah Death
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2020]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First University of Minnesota Press editionView all editions and formats
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"These letters, penned with characteristic insight and wit, provide an almost seamless commentary on Tove Jansson's life within Helsinki's bohemian circles and on her island home. They summon a particular place and time reflected through a mind finely attuned to her culture, her world, and her own nature, drawing a complex, intimate self-portrait of one of the world's most beloved authors"--
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Genre/Form: Personal correspondence
Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jansson, Tove.
Letters from tove
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2020.
(DLC) 2019052189
Named Person: Tove Jansson; Tove Jansson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tove Jansson; Boel Westin; Helen Svensson; Sarah Death
ISBN: 9781517909574 1517909570 9781517910105 1517910102
OCLC Number: 1122921994
Notes: First published in 2014 as Brev från Tove Jansson by Schildts & Söderströms, Helsinki, Finland.
Translated from the Swedish.
Description: 496 pages ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Brev från Tove Jansson.
Responsibility: Tove Jansson ; edited by Boel Westin and Helen Svensson ; translated by Sarah Death.

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"These letters, penned with characteristic insight and wit, provide an almost seamless commentary on Tove Jansson's life within Helsinki's bohemian circles and on her island home. They summon a particular place and time reflected through a mind finely attuned to her culture, her world, and her own nature, drawing a complex, intimate self-portrait of one of the world's most beloved authors"--

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