Moomin and Family Life

Written by Tove Jansson

Moomin and Family Life Synopsis

After losing both his fortune and his girlfriend, Moomin has hit rock bottom. Luckily, in his darkest moment, he stumbles across the beloved family he lost as a child Moominmamma and Moominpappa and together, the Moomins embark on their first adventure. Moominmam- ma struggles to balance her husband s desire for danger with her own homebody sensibilities, while Moomin fears his new parents will even- tually tire of him. A poignant story of love and reunion unwinds in this classic Moomin caper from Tove Jansson.

Moomin and Family Life Press Reviews

[Jansson's] work soars with lightness and speed, and her drawings only echo her writing: delicate but precise, observant yet suggestive... -Los Angeles Times Book Review A lost treasure now rediscovered, one of the sweetest, strangest comics strips ever drawn or written. A surrealist masterpiece. Honest. -Neil Gaiman [Jansson s] work soars with lightness and speed, and her drawings only echo her writing: delicate but precise, observant yet suggestive -Los Angeles Times Book Review A lost treasure now rediscovered, one of the sweetest, strangest comics strips ever drawn or written. A surrealist masterpiece. Honest. -Neil Gaiman [Jansson s] work soars with lightness and speed, and her drawings only echo her writing: delicate but precise, observant yet suggestive - Los Angeles Times Book Review A lost treasure now rediscovered, one of the sweetest, strangest comics strips ever drawn or written. A surrealist masterpiece. Honest. -Neil Gaiman

Book Information

ISBN: 9781770462526
Publication date: 1st November 2016
Author: Tove Jansson
Publisher: Drawn and Quarterly
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 40 pages

About Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson (1914 2001) was a legendary Finnish children s book author, artist, and creator of the Moomins, who came to life in children's books, comic strips, theater, opera, film, radio, theme parks, and TV.

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