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A winter book : selected stories /

Jansson, Tove,

A winter book : selected stories / Tove Jansson ; translated from the Swedish by Silvester Mazzarella, David McDuff and Kingsley Hart ; introduced by Ali Smith. - 208 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm

Includes afterwords by Philip Pullman, Esther Freud, and Frank Cottrell Boyce.

The stone -- Parties -- The dark -- Snow -- German measles -- Flying -- Annie -- The iceberg -- Albert -- Flotsam and jetsam -- High water -- Jeremiah -- The spinster who had an idea- The boat and me -- The squirrel -- Letters from Klara -- Messages -- Correspondence -- Travelling light -- Taking leave.

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.


Translated from the Swedish.

0954899520 9780954899523

GBA657646 bnb

013500001 Uk


Jansson, Tove--Translations into English.
Jansson, Tove.


Autobiographical fiction, Swedish--Translations into English.
Autobiographical fiction, Swedish.


Finland--Fiction.
Sweden.


short stories.
Autobiographical fiction.
Short stories.
Fiction.
Translations.
Short stories.
Autobiographical fiction.
Nouvelles.

PT9875.J37 / W58 2006

839.7374