Pippi Longstocking Setting

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Pippi Longstocking is set in the present, at Pippi's own house, Villa Villekulla, which is amid an overgrown garden at the end of a tiny little town in Sweden. All of the action takes place at Villa Villekulla, at the house next door where Pippi's friends Tommy and Annika live, in the surrounding countryside, or in the little town. It is fitting that Pippi lives in a normal house because everything else about her is unusual.

The setting, particularly the house and garden next door where a normal boy and girl live, offers both a sense of reality and a contrasting background for Pippi's improbable story.

Villa Villekulla is somewhat run down.

In the overgrown garden there is a tumbledown gate and a gravel path bordered by old moss-covered trees (really good climbing trees) leading to the porch where Pippi keeps her horse. Inside the untidy house there are...

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