Wednesday, 23 January 2013

The Winter Book - 99p!


Another rush by - just wanted to pass on the info (to which Linda Gillard alerted me) that Tove Jansson's The Winter Book is Amazon's Kindle deal-of-the-day, for 99p: click here.  Unless you're ethically against Amazon and whatnot, but at least you can make a fully-informed decision now!

This collection of short stories is my favourite Jansson book, and she is one of my favourite writers, so you can imagine how much I love it!

[this is probably for UK readers only... not sure...]

14 comments:

  1. Snaffled. Thank you very much, Simon!

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  2. Would have snaffled it but have read it already. Great bargain tho.

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    1. Always worth a re-read :) I might re-read it myself, since winter shows no plans of going away.

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  3. bargain such a wonderful book buy if you've not read won't be disappointed ,all the best stu

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    1. Agreed! I'm glad there is one author in translation whom I really adore.

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  4. It's on offer at Amazon.com as well for $1.57.
    http://www.amazon.com/A-Winter-Book-ebook/dp/B00796E0TU/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1358960318&sr=1-2&keywords=winter+book+tove

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  5. So disappointing. The e-book is not available at Amazon America. Amazon UK tells me the title is 'not available for my country.' How odd. I wish the two Amazons would come together.

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  6. No need to snaffle. Have my lovely blue physical copy.
    Also enjoyed The Summer Book with Phyllida Law and Sophie Thompson on Radio 4 Extra.

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    1. The covers of all of them are beautiful, aren't they?
      I didn't listen to it, in the end - I never seem to listen to the radio. Hmm.

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  7. so what are the stories about in general?

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    1. All sorts of things - generally about quiet moments in people's lives, that have a wider effect than you'd think. You can read everything I wrote about it here: http://stuck-in-a-book.blogspot.co.uk/2007/06/brrr.html

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