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Review of Letters from Tove by Tove Jansson

A virtual memoir in letters by the beloved creator of the Moomins

We love Tove Jansson here at D&Q (and not just because we publish her comics in English!). Not only one of the greatest children’s authors of all time, a genius cartoonist, and a singular novelist, Jansson was also a prolific letter-writer, and the volume of correspondence collected here composes a vivid, six-decade autobiography--the only one she ever wrote. Packed with biographical revelations and cultural/historical treasures, this 500-page tome is a treat for all true Tove devotees.


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