In the deep winter snows of a Finnish hamlet, a strange young woman fakes a break-in at the house of an elderly artist in order to persuade her that she needs companionship. But what does she hope to gain by doing this? And who ultimately is deceiving whom?
In this portrayal of two women grappling with truth and lies, nothing can be taken for granted. By the time snow thaws, both their lives will have changed irrevocably.
The writer and artist Tove Jansson (1914-2001) is best known as the creator of the Moomin stories, which have been published in 35 languages. However from 1968, she turned her attention to writing for adults.
Size: 19.8 x 12.9 cm