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The True Deceiver

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The True Deceiver
Title
The True Deceiver
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by Tove Jansson ; introduction by Ali Smith ; translated by Thomas Teal
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Language
eng
Summary
The True Deceiver by Tove Jansson Translated from the Swedish by Thomas Teal Introduced by Ali Smith A book of haunting suspense, a dark companion to The Summer Book, introduced by Ali Smith. In the deep winter snows of a Swedish 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 encircling each other with truth and lies, nothing can be taken for granted. By the time the snow thaws, both their lives will have changed irrevocably. First ever publication in English, in a translation by Thomas Teal
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In the deep winter snows of a Swedish 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 the snow thaws, both their lives will have changed irrevocably.
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  • Jansson, Tove
  • Teal, Thomas
  • Smith, Ali
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Teal, Thomas
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
Target audience
adult
Label
The True Deceiver
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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Isbn
9781908745125
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The True Deceiver
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:12c9aa15-6e63-4f15-a8e9-52ebe1528eaf
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781908745125
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Specific material designation
optical disk

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