The Dedalus Book of Finnish Fantasy

The Dedalus Book of Finnish Fantasy

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by Johanna Sinisalo
     
 

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Highly praised anthology of 100 years of Finnish literary fantasy. The latest volume in the Dedalus European fantasy series, this anthology of short stories includes a wide range of texts covering the period from nineteenth century until today. The richness and diversity of the stories reflects the long tradition of fantasy in Finnish literature, ranging from the

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Highly praised anthology of 100 years of Finnish literary fantasy. The latest volume in the Dedalus European fantasy series, this anthology of short stories includes a wide range of texts covering the period from nineteenth century until today. The richness and diversity of the stories reflects the long tradition of fantasy in Finnish literature, ranging from the classics to experimental literature, from satire to horror. This is the first collection of Finnish short stories of its kind and almost all are translated into English for the first time. It includes work by the leading Finnish authors Aino Kallas, Mika Waltari, Arto Paasilinna, Bo Carpelan, Pentti Holappa, and Leena Krohn as well as contributions by the rising stars of Finnish fiction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781909232068
Publisher:
SCB Distributors
Publication date:
08/04/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
785,284
File size:
527 KB

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Dedalus Book of Finnish Fantasy 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Jazer More than 1 year ago
It's a really interesting book. Reading stories from foreign authors give an interesting perspective between Finnish fantasy and American fantasy, I would have given it 5 stars but some the "stories" were just 2 or 3 chapters from a novel that hasn't been translated.