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Comet in Moominland - Tove Jansson, Elizabeth Portch
Comet in Moominland
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4.09 115
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780713628272 (0713628278)
Publisher: A & C Black
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
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Helen Rena
Helen Rena rated it
5.0 Moomins and Christmas
Tales from Moominvalley is well, a collection of short stories. :D BUT one of them is about Christmas. “The Fir Tree.” And if I could give more than five stars to this short story, I would. All the stars for “The Fir Tree.” :D My synopsis: since the Moomins and most of their friends hibernate al...
Manny Rayner's book reviews
Manny Rayner's book reviews rated it
As I've said many times on this site, I dislike translations on principle - but I am trying to do something about my miserable German, and when I saw this book at Foyles last week it immediately seemed like a good idea. I know the Swedish original well, and I figured that it should be easy to read a...
Musings of a Bibliophile
Musings of a Bibliophile rated it
4.0 Comet in Moominland
It's been a long time since I've visited the land of the Moomintrolls, and it truly has not dulled with age. Just as beautiful, interesting and odd as I remember!
USS Cecily: A Paper Ship
USS Cecily: A Paper Ship rated it
5.0 Comet in Moominland (Moomintrolls)
Often presented as the first Moomin book, Comet is a little bit darker than the others. It does, after all, concern the coming of a comet! Each of the odd personalities of Moominland copes with this knowledge in a different way-- the story becoming more about how they see the problem than the proble...
Books by the Lake
Books by the Lake rated it
5.0 Tales from Moominvalley
I've got to say, I know genius when I see it, and this is it. Jansson put her quietly strange imagination to work in the service of invoking kindly emotions amazingly effectively. These stories are really touching, and I say that as someone who hates sentimentality -- sentimental they aren't. They c...
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