Isolation Filled With Nature and Family

If you’ve heard of Tove Jansson, it’s probably because she wrote books and drew cartoons of the fantastical Moomins. She also had a desire to be respected for her adult fiction, and The Summer Book is just that. Published in 1972 in Swedish, I read Thomas Teal’s 1974 translation. It’s disarmingly simple, but within that […]

Isolation Filled With Nature and Family

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