A Winter Book by Tove Jansson

A Winter Book

Tove Jansson

fiction short stories adventurous slow-paced

208 pages | first published 2006


Written with such a lightness of touch that it seems miraculous, these stories are a further revelation of Tove Jansson’s heart warming genius. - ALI SMITHFollowing the widely acclaimed and bestselling The Summer Book, here is a Winter Book collec...
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Community Reviews

summary of 142 ratings (see reviews)


reflective 88%
hopeful 33%
inspiring 33%
emotional 22%
funny 22%
lighthearted 22%
adventurous 11%
relaxing 11%
sad 11%


slow 55%
medium 44%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 71% | A mix: 28%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 50% | N/A: 16% | No: 16% | Yes: 16%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 85% | Yes: 14%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 33% | No: 33% | Yes: 33%

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