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Sunday, September 29, 2019

Tove Jannson cover gallery

Best known for her series of children's books featuring the family of Moomintrolls, Tove Jannson also wrote novels and short stories for adults, many of which have now been translated. Mel is a fan and I've taken the opportunity to scan the covers of those titles she has picked up recently.


The Summer Book, translated from the Swedish by Thomas Teal (Sommarboken, 1972)
Sort Of Books 978-0954-22171-3, 2003, 172pp, £8.99. Cover photo

Sun City (Solstaden , 1974)

The True Deceiver (Den ärliga bedragaren,1982)
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The Field of Stones (Stenåkern,1984)

Fair Play, translated from the Swedish by Thomas Teal (Rent spel,1989)
Sort Of Books 978-0954-89953-0, 2007, 127pp, £6.99. Cover photo


Sculptor's Daughter (Bildhuggarens dotter,1968)
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The Listener (Lyssnerskan,1971)
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Art in Nature, translated from the Swedish by Thomas Teal (Dockskåpet och andra berättelser,1978)
Sort Of Books 978-0956-30869-6, 2012, 169pp, £7.99. Cover by Plain Picture

Travelling Light (Resa med lätt bagage,1987)
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Letter From Klara and Other Stories, translated from the Swedish by Thomas Teal (Brev från Klara och andra berättelser,1991)
Sort Of Books 978-1908-74561-3, 2017, 137pp, £8.99. Cover: photo by Istockphoto

Messages. Selected Stories 1971-1997 (Meddelande. Noveller i urval 1971–1997,1998)

A Winter Book. Selected Stories [selected by Sophia Jansson, Helen Svensson and Ali Smith], translated from the Swedish by Silvester Mazzarella, David McDuff and Kinsgley Hart.
Sort Of Books 0954-89952-0, 2006, 208pp, £6.99.

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