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The Summer Book

The Summer Book - Esther Freud, Thomas Teal, Tove Jansson

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Recommended for: BBC listeners
Read on March 18, 2010, read count: 2


** spoiler alert ** Condition: New
Greener Books UK £0.01

Translated from the Swedish by Thomas Teal. Foreward by Esther Freud. Some lovely photographic plates included.

The start:

The Morning Swim.

It was an early, very warm morning in July, and it had rained during the night.


RE-READ DETAILS:



Sophia recalls summer time with her grandmother in Finland.

Tove Jansson dramatisation with Phyllida Law and Sophie Thompson.

Broadcast on:
BBC Radio 7, 11:15am Thursday 18th March 2010
Duration:
45 minutes
Available until:
12:02pm Thursday 25th March 2010
Category:
Drama