Don't let the subject or non-fiction part intimidate you. This book is so much more than a dry textbook about eels. It tells a sprawling, thoughtful, philosophical, provocative, and emotional story.
I really enjoyed my 2019 in books. Most of the books I've read this year have been good. Some were average. Many were fantastic.
Tove Jansson playful language and imagination inhabited this world with all kinds of wonderful creatures. Throughout the stories, Moomin Valley and the Moomin house becomes a shelter and home to many lost and displaced creatures.