In more ways than just cinema, the immigrant community of that part of West London in the 1960's and 1970's could be viewed as a counterpart to that depicted in Tornatore's film, since many came from rural villages with a farming background.
When I finished my PhD in 1979, my next career step was to do a postdoc. I wanted to go to the Huge Lab in Strasbourg, since it was the most high-profile lab in Europe at the time.
I bought this book in 1978 and reread it after I finished my bio of Tove. Her father was a sculptor, Viktor Janssen, and her mother, “Ham”, an artist. It is a quick read-about 2 hours-and consists of short vignettes written from a child’s point of view.
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