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Literary Fiction, Page 2

The Rabbit Back Literature Society

Pasi Ilmari Jääskeläinen’s brilliant, indescribable first novel is a darkly funny tale about a tiny town haunted by aspiring writers and otherwordly presences.

The Limit

The grief of love lost to dementia and the treacherous first steps into sexual and psychological adulthood are told with scrupulous emotional honesty in Riikka Pulkkinen’s prize-winning first novel.

Mr Darwin’s Gardener

A postmodern Victorian novel about faith, knowledge and our inner needs by Kristina Carlson.

The Human Part

For what would you sell your life story? And would you sell the truth? Biting social satire from Finlandia winner Kari Hotakainen.

Birdbrain

Birdbrain takes readers on the hiking trip of a lifetime along the Tasmanian coastline. But in this heart of darkness, some things are not what they seem.

The Brothers

Peirene Press, 2012
A Shakespearean drama from icy Finland by Asko Sahlberg

True

Riikka Pulkkinen’s sensitive and subtle novel of family secrets is an exploration of the imaginative origins of story and the malleability of memory.

Purge

A fateful connection between two women spans decades of war, occupation, and exploitation in this suspenseful and thought-provoking novel by internationally acclaimed author Sofi Oksanen.