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The Summer Book


An elderly artist and her six-year-old grand-daughter while away a summer together on a tiny island in the gulf of Finland. As the two learn to adjust to each other's fears, whims and yearnings, a fierce yet understated love emerges - one that encompasses not only the summer inhabitants but the very island itself. Written in a clear, unsentimental style, full of brusque humour, and wisdom, The Summer Book is a profoundly life-affirming story.Tove Janssoncaptured much of her own life and spirit in the book, which was her ...

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The Summer Book
2008, New York Review of Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781590172681

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The Summer Book
2003, Sort of Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780954221713


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The Summer Book
1988, Schocken Books Inc, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780805208504

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The Summer Book
1975, Pantheon Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780394492490

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