The True Deceiver by Tove Jansson (translated from Swedish by Thomas Teal)

I’m not sure what the temperature is in your neck of the woods, but in Pennsylvania we’re in the midst of a cold snap.ย  We had snow over the weekend, and the kind ofย  icy chill that goes bone deep.ย  Maybe that’s why Tove Jansson’s The True Deceiver had such a strong effect.ย  Set in a small village on the coast of Finland, in the … Continue reading The True Deceiver by Tove Jansson (translated from Swedish by Thomas Teal)