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Tove Jansson: Love, war and the Moomins

…one of the reasons why I love Moomins. Moominland is like my Narnia but it’s also philosophical and filled with life lessons that gives you warm fuzzies. 

What’s not to love?


This post originally appeared on BBC’s website and it was written by Mark Bosworth.


This year Finland is celebrating the centenary of the birth of Tove Jansson, creator of the Moomins, and one of the most successful children’s writers ever. Her life included war and lesbian…