Notes from an Island by Tove Jansson

Notes from an Island

Tove Jansson with Thomas Teal (Translator), Tuulikki Pietilä (Illustrator)

nonfiction lgbtqia+ memoir adventurous reflective medium-paced

112 pages | first published 1996


In her late-forties, Tove Jansson, helped by a maverick seaman called Brunström, raced to build a cabin on an almost barren outcrop of rock in the Gulf of Finland. The island was Klovharun, and for twenty-six summers Tove and her life partner, th...
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