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

By: Contributor(s): Language: English Original language: Swedish Description: 208 pages : illustrations ; 21 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 0954899520
  • 9780954899523
Uniform titles:
  • Short stories. English. Selections
Subject(s): Genre/Form: DDC classification:
  • 839.7374 22
LOC classification:
  • PT9875.J37 W58 2006
Contents:
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.
Summary: 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.
List(s) this item appears in: MCHFT - Mood-Boosting Books
Holdings
Item type Home library Class number Status Notes Date due Barcode
Book, Standard Loan (4 weeks) Mid Cheshire NHS Library FICTION (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 36150108

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.

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