Books by Tove Jansson (8)


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A Winter Book

A Winter Book : Selected Stories by Tove Jansson EN

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Country: Europe / Finland flag Finland
Description:
Drawn from youth and older age, and spanning most of the 20th century, this newly translated selection provides a thrilling showcase of the great Finnish writer's prose.

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Fair Play by Tove Jansson EN

Rating: 4 (3 votes)
Country: Europe / Finland flag Finland
Description:
'Fair Play' portrays a love between two older women, a writer and artist, as they work side-by-side in their Helsinki studios, travel together and share summers on a remote island.

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Juego limpio by Tove Jansson ES

Rating: 3 (1 vote)
Country: Europe / Finland flag Finland
Description:
Mari es escritora, Jonna es artista. Mari y Jonna comparten la vida desde hace décadas, una vida de trabajo, pero también de deleite y a veces de consternación. Discuten, sobre arte, sobre sus padres. Se critican el trabajo, a veces con amabilidad, otras con dureza. Se ríen, ven películas, recuerdan su juventud, pasan tiempo en la cabaña de la isla, o viajan por los Estados Unidos. Cada una conoce perfectamente los hábitos de la otra y los respeta. Pero de vez en cuando aparecen personas o cosas que alteran el equilibrio. Saben que no todo se puede controlar, incluso en la isla más pequeña. Se... continue

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Moominland Midwinter by Tove Jansson EN

Rating: 4 (4 votes)
Country: Europe / Finland flag Finland
Description:
When Moomintroll wakes up in January, he finds that winter has changed all his favorite places.
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The Summer Book by Tove Jansson EN

Rating: 5 (4 votes)
Country: Europe / Finland flag Finland
Description:
An elderly artist and her six-year-old grand-daughter while away a summer together on a tiny island in the gulf of Finland. As the two learn to adjust to each other's fears, whims and yearnings, a fierce yet understated love emerges - one that encompasses not only the summer inhabitants but the very island itself.Written in a clear, unsentimental style, full of brusque humour, and wisdom, The Summer Book is a profoundly life-affirming story.Tove Janssoncaptured much of her own life and spirit in the book, which was her favourite of her adult novels. This new edition, with a Foreword by Esther ... continue
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The True Deceiver by Tove Jansson EN

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Country: Europe / Finland flag Finland
Description:
A New York Review Books Original Winner of the Best Translated Book Award Deception—the lies we tell ourselves and the lies we tell others—is the subject of this, Tove Jansson’s most unnerving and unpredictable novel. Here Jansson takes a darker look at the subjects that animate the best of her work, from her sensitive tale of island life, The Summer Book, to her famous Moomin stories: solitude and community, art and life, love and hate. Snow has been falling on the village all winter long. It covers windows and piles up in front of doors. The sun rises late and sets early, and even during the... continue

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Winter im Mumintal by Tove Jansson DE

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
Country: Europe / Finland flag Finland
Description:
Was erlebt der kleine Mumin nicht alles, als er plötzlich mitten im Winterschlaf aufwacht und nicht mehr schlafen kann! Er klettert durch die Dachluke in die verschneite Winterlandschaft und entdeckt eine unbekannte Welt, in der viele neue Abenteuer auf ihn warten.