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The Summer Book - Tove Jansson
The Summer Book
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781299573222 (1299573223)
Publisher: New York Review of Books
Edition language: English
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Hol
Hol rated it
3.0 The Summer Book by Tove Jansson
I liked this, but didn't love it. Sorry, B.T. Because I write in a completely different style to the one used here I sometimes find books that indulge in a heavy-handed approach to description a little slow. I loved the relationship between the grandmother and Sophia, those were my favourite bits. I...
Gatta ci cova
Gatta ci cova rated it
2.0
“… una pianta la si sposta dove può stare meglio, per una settimana ce la fa a sopravvivere sulla veranda. Se si sta via più a lungo, la si affida a qualcuno che la bagni, e può essere un po’ complicato.Perfino le piante diventano una responsabilità, come tutto quello di cui si ha cura e che non è i...
BrokenTune
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
5.0
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.
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