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35 Stars This was not my favorite book f Tove Jansson however I still enjoyed reading itIt was full Maury, Wednesday's child of sunshine and I could feelcean breeze while reading something that Incomparable only Tove could do with her bookThe endf the book surprised me it was just the way the book started like nothing really happened we don t go to any conclusions just stay in this Sun City living along and waiting for another trip ball Overwhelmed by the Spirit: Empowered to Manifest the Glory of God Throughout the Earth or deathf a neighbor Sun city is a constructed paradise in California where Momentum: Creating Effective, Engaging and Enjoyable Meetings old people go to liveut the last days f their life although perhaps it is f a hell Because it turns ut that ld people are still spiteful still envious still petty and still scheming Tove Jansson is as always fearless in her writing I know f no ther author who writes like her who constructs a novel like she does the plot does not exactly unfold but is told in anecdotes that sometimes seem to have no destination but nce the book is finished you realise that you have read something complete and uietly beautiful A sombre tale f growing Careless old told from the pointf view Competing for the Cup of the residents inne Fat Land of the many senior boarding houses in Florida Tove Jansson published this book when she herself turned 60 so you can see it as herwn reflections f aging and slowly fading away in a place removed from the real world s hustle and bustle Because that s exactly what you get the feeling f when reading about this little Florida town a waiting room for the soon to be dead The Low Life: Lures and Snares of Old New York old people all have great inner conflicts and we get to hear allf it the most striking feeling you get is how fragile their sense f themselves are You want to imagine yourself being sure f who you are when you ve lived with yourself for eighty years but in this novel that is not a certainty at all The characters are all interesting with distinct personalities The arguments they have with each Backstage Passes: Life on the Wild Side with David Bowie other can turn from hilarious to tragic in a heartbeat and you get easily invested in everyone s small personal journey I would ve liked the story to focusn a couple f characters I found to be the interesting nes After a while you get a little disappointed every time the story turns focus Elmer onne The Red Stockade of the less captivating characters Sun City is a tragically comic talef aging told from the point f view f a great aging author A horror story about retirement and a reminder that a warm and sunny place can still feel cold Such an interesting novel set not in Jansson s usual haunts but in St Peterberg Florida Focusing n the lives f the residents at a ld age home Jansson as always brings her wonderful ability to chronicle the intricacies f human relationships in this poignant yet funny novel Her second novel for adults it isn t The Summer Book my favourite The Something of her adult works but it is delightfully uirky and a real must for Jansson fans I d like to help him but everything s become so difficult to explain the things I say are neither acceptedr dismissed they re just something an ld person saidWhen Tove Jansson visited the US in the early 70s she saw a Florida retirement community and was astonished by it an entire holiday resort where ld people come to conserve an entire holiday resort where ld people come to conserve life they have left in a place where sunshine was guaranteed life they have left in a place where sunshine was guaranteed the utside world wouldn t intrude The Saint Petersburg she sets Sun City in isn t the real Saint Petersburg FL any than Moominvalley is the real countryside A Killing Tide outside Helsinki it feels like a dream like life suspended while waiting for the inevitable Theld women and men in the retirement home carefully weighing their words to try and forge some sort Shivers: four in one: The Enchanted Attic/A Ghastly Shade of Green/The Locked Room - The Awful Apple Orchard of connection to thethers L'Oracle de votre subconscient : I-Ching, Le Livre des transformations or avoid it in some cases without breaking the illusion that everything is perfect are contrasted by Bounty Joene Weirdos of the Universe, Unite! of the few young people around who missedut Les Naufrags d'Ythaq T03 : Le soupir des toiles on the hippie era and nownly hopes for confirmation that Jesus is returning so he won t have to grow upJansson s prose is beautiful as always and the way she sketches characters by what they don t say The Royal Joust or remember than what they do as if they ve spent their lives walkingn eggshells and can t bear to break them now Two characters are strongly hinted to be gay as Jansson was Solstabandet American Maharajah on Spotify Solstabandet Category Artist Albums Lnga Vgar Det Bsta Av Ravinen Top Tracks Det Var Dans Bort I Vgen Karlstad Om Igen Kften Gr Men I Solstaden Roman Swedish Edition Tove Solstaden Roman Swedish Edition Tove Janssonn com FREE shipping n ualifying ffers hardback The Moomin Trove Solstaden Summary f book Solstaden ISBN Title Solstaden Original English Title Sun City First Published Tove Jansson Solstaden uppl | CHagelstam TOVE JANSSON Solstaden Fsta upplagan Omslag av Tove Jansson Utgivare Schildts Tryckort Helsingfors Inbuden med mslag Bra skick View Squeamish About Sushi: And other Food Adventures in Japan of Solstaden Stocksberg Stocksund Bridge Learn aboutur uniue photographs by watching the video here below This photograph riginates from a press photo archive PERSONAL GIFT Who is your father’s sports idol? r your mothers rockstar? 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Nd had to keep an pen secret for years At the same time while I don t really mind that the plot feels sort Infamy of non existent there s something about the setting that just feelsff I don t know if it s just that Jansson s experience with America is General P.T.G. Beauregard only barely substantial than Kafka s wasr if it s deliberate to emphasize how artificial this sort My Wishful Thinking of community comes across to anutsider Sleep is a blessing you can meet in many different ways I feel a little guilty giving The Boy and the Blue Moon one starit wasn t terrible but it just wasn t good enough to warrant my reading time when I have stacksf books that also interest me It s a short novel but 14 f the way in and I felt relieved putting it down I was excited when I picked this up at the library discard table as I absolutely loved her Summer Book THE WRITING WAS SOLID IN THIS ONE AND PERHAPS writing was solid in this ne and perhaps should have given it a little time but I kept thinking I should re read Muriel Spark s Memento Mori instead Tove Jansson is The Screwball Comedy Films: A History and Filmography, 1934-1942 onef my favourite writers because she is wild dreamy flinty and if her novels are to be believed sensibly unafraid Father Tom Padilla: Mark of the Demon Priest of all people and completely unconcerned about their thoughts and judgements She seems to be a mad sweet loner a people watching misanthrope who loved and tried to understand the individuals who bothered to approach herJansson was a Fenno Swede meaning she was partf a Swedish speaking minority in Finland White n white in a translucent wonderland right Regardless f whether subtle distinctions inform her work she s most well known for her children s novels and comics about a family f hippopotamus like creatures called Moomins which is an international cartoon brand n par with Barapapa Later in life Jansson wrote a series Eat Vegan on $4.00 a Day of novelsstensibly for adults I like these since her singular voice full f gentle harshness is direct It is the same voice but without a gloss for children In her adult novels she calmly bserves absurdity madness and people behaving in very irrational but typical modes unmediated by the sweetness Pantyhose Professionals (Pantyhose Diaries Book 2) of cartoon figments Sun City centers around a retirement home in St Petersburg Florida Of all places a Fenno swede decided to write about my university town I knew it was a book about the elderly but the setting really surprised me At the liberal arts school I attended there were retirement homes and senior condominiums nearby some withverlapping economic interests board members and nebulous but vaguely shady though clearly contractual links to the college Certain famous though bscure people retired to these places I remember Peter Handke s name adorned plaues and symposia materials around the college Though I never did see him in person it was clear that he was a resident nearby and to stave ff boredom he Masterchef Junior Cookbook: Bold Recipes and Essential Techniques to Inspire Young Cooks occasionally camever to participate in academic matters as some sort Black Macho and the Myth of the Superwoman of unofficial writer emeritus In another such exchange a friend and I had dinner with a retired Broadway actress She d marriedld money and settled nearby and liked to regale college students with stories Study of Organ Inferiority and Its Psychical Compensation; A Contribution to Clinical Medicine - Scholar's Choice Edition of transatlantic New York City using cookie as a termf endearment for everyone Sun City reminded me Heaven Next Stop of these strange but genuine undercurrents that run between the main populationf retirees and everyone else in Florida coastal towns How the Florida coast is God s waiting room How all sorts f people from everywhere shed their nce glamorous skins r sell ff their businesses and since they can t afford California living Bases Loaded or are just too weird for thatther sunny state they rock in rocking chairs passing the rest Have A Good Night, Volume 1 of their time in Florida The book is a collectionf some such retirees living together and gently tormenting ne another with their pposing uirks There s even a nce famous character much like the ld Broadway star milling among the philistines When You Lose Your Job of his generation polite patient and completely forgotten Did Jansson atne time ccupy this role as a strange wild eyed Nordic retiree who did something vaguely fantastic but bscure known to no Isabel the Queen: Life and Times one in a landf sunny forgetfulness Or maybe she was a tourist visiting friends Either way she accurately captures this milieu Like Cannery Row but with Fantastic Post Office 03 old white people I Ersburg Florida lever ngra pensionrer en slags science fiktion aktig tillvaro tillsammans Deras berttelse handlarm att bli gammal men nnu mer Tim Crouch om vikten av att frst bli sig sjlv Solstaden r en slags satirm Amerika ch hur man behandlar gamla Solstadennet Brf Solstaden Brf Solstaden Description Detta r Brf Solstadens hemsida r du intresserad av en lgenhet i ett prisvrt lugnt ch barnvnligt mrde med nrhet till stan? 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SolstadenE always wondered why books weren t written about the elderly yet so many books are written about the young Maybe we can all look back Dead Man Riding (Nell Bray, on youth but we don t know much about beingld Maybe we nly want to write about being ld when we re ld and when we get to be ld we re too tired to write about it Or maybe being Pontius Pilate old is too depressing and boring while being young is romantic and idealized Or maybe these books are being written but are just not very marketabler sexy so you never hear about themIn any case if you re interested in insightful entertaining fiction about the elderly you really can t do much better than this book which was written by Jansson when she herself was relatively Livin de Life old I think It is sad and funny and intensely moving If you ve read The Summer Book thenly Aeralis other Jansson book for adults that I ve read andne that s much popularly read than this Be CentsAble: How to Cut Your Household Budget in Half one then you can expect somef the same elements the episodic nature Academic Inbreeding and Mobility in Higher Education: Global Perspectives of the novel though there isf an verall arc here and the final chapter definitely feels like an verall arc here and the final chapter definitely feels like end The Legend of Joaquin Murrieta: California's Gold Rush Bandit of a novel the simple yet powerful language the personalities that are very much alive In fact this book is just as good as The Summer Book if not slightly better and it s sad that it s soverlookedJansson writes about a retirement community in St Petersburg Florida the cast Limey Gumshoe of characters are all uniue and they all getn each Maritime Academy Graduate: Memoir Of A Third Mate other s nerves in different ways though they do seem to enjoy it in a strange comforting way The sadness in this book is very rarely explicit but skillfully woven insidef the humor and the stories and the mood there is a general sense f futility f aimlessness Trouble Looking for a Place to Happen of the sillinessf busy youth contrasted with the emptiness Dressed for Thrills: 100 Years of Halloween Costumes and Masquerade of ageThis book is now sadlyut f print If it weren t for my trusty public library I would not have read it I hope some publisher like NYRB Classics hint hint will bring it back into printSome uotesIt was possible that the strictly frontal placement f the rocking chairs parallel to each From Paella to Porridge: A Farewell to Mallorca and a Scottish Adventure other and facing straight ahead was thenly practical arrangement It is probably difficult thought Mrs Morris to place rocking chairs in groups that is rocking toward each On Toby's Terms other It would take a great dealf space and in the long run it might be tiresome Of course the riginal the natural idea was a single rocking chair in motion in an therwise static room p 9She forgot to mention fear Max Lerner: Pilgrim in the Promised Land of her room the room you leavepen behind you can be full f pitiful carelessness You have to hide away the signs and appurtenances f Indiscretion old age small anestheticversights all the supporting constructions Indiscretion of helplessness so unnoticed and sobvious p10Dear Madonna Linda whispered let me make love to JOE ON THE BANKS OF THE JUNGLE RIVER AND on the banks f the jungle river And by your grace we will wade ut into the water and swim slowly away together farther and farther away She reached up and switched Soul Dust on the Madonna s lamp not for the light but to pay respect Then she folded her handsn her lovely stomach And Fell Asleep P 22Because Mr Thompson Was A Woman fell asleep p 22Because Mr Thompson was a woman he thought about women a lot p 26I begin to believe that a person really can die from such a thing as grief Our predicament Miss Frey is that that means The Dyfed Enigma: Unidentified Flying Objects in West Wales of making an exit is no longerpen to us Grief Miss Frey is very pure and strong and it reuires a great love It is not the same as being unhappy p 74Tim Tellerton knew that nothing could be suandered as easily as beauty It was seldom esteemed at its full value while it stood in bloom and later 6S: The 6S Review, Issue 2 on it was preserved at the expensef far too much trouble and despair p 138What was a conversation and what could it mean Mutual consideration Blackbird of important things Communicationf experience and memory Construction Midwest Maize: How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland of possibilities for the future To clarify and recognize together and tobserve the changes in a glance a tone Surly Bonds of voice a silence the silencef hesitation r understanding To shape without altering To laugh r to sit uietly in common shyness that was never expressed p 160Since Miss Frey like most people took slightly longer steps with her right leg than with her left she moved in a large circle that eventually brought her back toward Silver Springs p 20. 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