Notes from an Island

Written by:
Tove Jansson
Narrated by:
Sandi Toksvig

Unabridged Audiobook

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Book
Narrator
Release Date
June 2024
Duration
1 hour 25 minutes
Summary
Set against the rugged backdrop of Klovharun, a barren skerry in the Gulf of Finland, ´Notes from an Island´ invites you into the intimate world of Tove Jansson and her partner, graphic artist Tuulikki Pietilä, known affectionately as 'Tooti.'

Aided by Brunstroem, an unconventional fisherman, Jansson races against time and the elements to build a cabin that would serve as their sanctuary for thirty summers.

A declaration of the beauty of solitude, ´Notes from an Island´ is a touching homage to a mature love nurtured by the raw beauty of shifting seascapes.

© 2024 Tove Jansson, Moomin Characters™

Published in the English language by arrangement with Rights & Brands

Finnish-Swedish writer and artist Tove Jansson (1914-2001) is globally cherished for creating the Moomin universe. Born in Helsinki, her tales of the Moomins captivated readers worldwide. Beyond Moominvalley, she penned profound adult novels, most notably 'The Summer Book'.
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