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The Summer Book (New York Review Books Classics)
The Summer Book - New York Review Books Classics
Author: Tove Jansson
An elderly artist and her six-year-old grand-daughter are away on 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, unsentimen...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781439513071
ISBN-10: 1439513074
Publication Date: 7/10/2008
Pages: 170
Edition: Reprint
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Book Type: Library Binding
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A very good book about a grandaughter and grandmother together for the summer. Very vivid descriptions of the island.
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An artist and her granddaughter spend a summer together on a tiny island in Finland, adjusting to each other. A life-affirming story for all ages. Written for adults, this is cosidered a classic in Scandinavia.
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