Following the widely acclaimed and bestselling The Summer Book, here is A Winter Book. This collection features some of Tove Jansson's best loved and most famous stories.
Drawn from youth and older age, and spanning most of the twentieth century, this newly translated selection provides a thrilling showcase of the great Finnish writer's prose, scattered with insights and home truths.
A Winter Book features 13 stories from Tove Jansson's first book for adults, The Sculptor's Daughter (1968) plus seven of her most cherished later stories from 1971 to 1996, translated into English and published here for the first time. Now with an introduction by Ali Smith.