Questions tagged [tove-jansson]

Questions about the Swedish-speaking Finnish author Tove Jansson (1914 – 2001) and her work. She wrote books for children (the Moomins series, which also includes comic strips), and books and short stories for adults.

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Is Snufkin based on Atos Wirtanen?

According to Wikipedia, the character of Snufkin in the Moomin series of children's books by Tove Jansson is based on her real-life friend Atos Wirtanen: Tove Jansson based the character of Snufkin ...