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Translation of this famous historical novel originally in Finnish (1959). The book is volume 1 of a trilogy of the same title.
Book judged the most significant novel published in Finland between 1917 and 1997. Won Nordic Prize for Literature in 1965.
Translated by Richard Impola.
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Väinö Linna (1920-1992) Finland's perhaps most famous author.Review:
"...flawless prose with vivid images and wonderfully colloquial voices, which smack of the original Finnish in a most subtle ... way." -- Tom Moates, Scandinavian Review, Winter 2002
"The language ... meanders with a mix of eloquent descriptive and narrative passages ... sometimes it breaks up into pure phonetic sound." --Susan Vickberg, Journal of Finnish Studies, December 2001
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Book Description Aspasia Books, 2001. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110968905404
Book Description Aspasia Books, 2001. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0968905404