The Summer Book

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The Summer Book
Sommarboken.jpg
Author Tove Jansson
Original title Sommarboken
Country Finland
Language Swedish
Publisher Sort of Books
Published in English
2003

The Summer Book (in the original Swedish Sommarboken) is a book written by Finnish author Tove Jansson in 1972.

Plot[edit]

An elderly artist and her six-year-old granddaughter Sophia spend a summer together on a tiny island in the gulf of Finland exploring, talking about life, nature, everything but their feelings about Sophia's mother's death and their love for one another.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rayner, Richard (27 April 2008). "Dreams of an endless summer". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 6 September 2012. 
  2. ^ Jaggi, Maya (3 September 2005). "Runes of song". The Guardian (London). 
  3. ^ a b Rix, Juliet (3 July 2010). "The Moomins – a family affair". The Guardian (London).