By Tove Jansson, Thomas Teal

An aged caretaker at a wide outside exhibition, known as artwork in Nature, reveals couple have lingered directly to bicker concerning the worth of an image; he has a stunning recommendation that may unravel either their row and his personal ambivalence in regards to the artwork marketplace. A draughtsman’s obsession with drawing locomotives presents a gloomy twist to a love tale. A cartoonist takes over the paintings of a colleague who has suffered a apprehensive breakdown merely to find that his personal sanity is in danger.

In those witty, sharp, usually disquieting tales, Tove Jansson finds the fault-lines in our dating with artwork, either as artists and as shoppers. Obsession, ambition, and the discouragement of critics are all introduced into concentration in those clever and cautionary stories.

Translated into English for the 1st time through Thomas Teal.

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