Tuesday, July 31, 2007

The Exploits of Moominpapa - Tove Jansson

In my day, trolls walked through snow and built ships with their bare hands, etc.

The conceit in this book is that good old dad is reading stories to the younger generation and friends, and these tales come from his own life given that he is writing his memoirs. So, you get the backstory of where he grew up, what he got up to, how he met your mum, all that sort of thing.

3 out of 5

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