Sculptor’s Daughter: A Childhood Memoir

Description

Tove Jansson’s first book for adults. Her childhood memories capture the enchantments and fears of growing up in Helsinki in the beginning of the twentieth century. The book offers sharp observations on the mysteries of winter ice, the bonhomie of balaika parties, and the vastness of Christmas viewed from beneath the tree.

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Author

Original title

Bildhuggarens dotter

Year of publication

1968

Original publisher

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Page count

192