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The Summer Book - Thomas Teal, Tove Jansson
The Summer Book
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Format: kindle
Edition language: English
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BrokenTune rated it
4.5 The Summer Book
A person can find anything if he takes the time, that is, if he can afford to look. And while he’s looking, he’s free, and he finds things he never expected. This book is brilliant. It's the story of 6-year-old Sophia and her grandmother and the summer they spend together on an island - they go exp...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
March 2018 Reader’s Group Read. Rhianna Pratchett recently penned a piece for the Guardian about what the Moomins meant to both her and her father, Terry Pratchett. The Moomins are truly magical and wonderous. Jansson’s Moomin books are also about acceptance and love; it is not really funny in the b...
What I Happen to Be Reading At the Moment
What I Happen to Be Reading At the Moment rated it
5.0 The Summer Book
Give me all the Tove Jansson now, please.
fromfirstpagetolast rated it
I received a copy of this book from Trip Fiction in exchange for an honest review. This review first appeared on the Trip Fiction site. This is the first book I have read by Tove Jansson, better known as the creator of the Moomins. The Summer Book is the tale of an elderly woman and her granddau...
Austen to Zafón
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5.0 The Summer Book (New York Review Books Classics)
The short of it is that this is the best book I've read in at least a year, maybe longer. The story of a young girl, Sophia, spending the summer on a small island in Finland. Like the setting of her famous Moomin books, this book's island is based on the one where Jansson spend 30 summers. The writ...
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