An international sensation, Sofi Oksanen’s award-winning novel Purge is a breathtakingly suspenseful tale of two women dogged by their own shameful pasts and the dark, unspoken history that binds them. When Aliide Truu, an older woman living alone in the Estonian countryside, finds a disheveled girl huddled in her front yard, she suppresses her misgivings and offers her sh
Sofi Oksanen is a Finnish writer and playwright. Oksanen has published five novels, of which Purge has gained the widest recognition. She has received severa
Sofi Oksanen has with her powerfully evocative narrative established herself as the greatest voice of her generation. Her latest novel Norma, published in 2015, introduces yet another aspect of Oksanen’s authorship. It is a bold entry into new landscape where reality’s darker sides are edged with a …
Finnish Estonian author Sofi Oksanen causes a stir with the subject matter and success of her newest novel, Purge, which has won just about every prize it possibly can. Finnish Estonian writer Sofi Oksanen talks with us about her bestselling novel Purge. The first book ever to win both the Runeberg
Sep 15, 2017 · The novel, by the Finnish-Estonian author Sofi Oksanen and translated from the Finnish by Owen Witesman, features a young woman (Norma) whose hair grows constantly and uncontrollably.
The article offers a discussion of Sofi Oksanen’s novel ’Purge’, focusing on the book’s strategy of evoking stereotypical narratives about Eastern Europe, such as the (postcommunist) fallen woman and (Russian) return home narratives, as well as related intertexts, primarily Lukas Moodysson’s film ’Lilya 4 …
An international sensation, Sofi Oksanen’s award-winning novel Purge is a breathtakingly suspenseful tale of two women dogged by their own shameful pasts and the dark, unspoken history that binds them. When Aliide Truu, an older woman living alone in the Estonian countryside, finds a disheveled girl huddled in her front yard, she suppresses her misgivings and offers her shelter.
Sofi Oksanen lets the reader hear many voices, showing them in all their complexities and internal tensions, in their hungers, their ambitions and desires, their frustrations large and small, their cowardice and nobili ”The fragmented narrative, adeptly translated by Rogers, switches between the Third Reich and the height of Soviet power, using
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Sofi Oksanen – Award-winning author of Purge. Varsinaisia vitsejä olivat upseerien rouvat, jotka koikkelehtivat hapsuyöpaidoissa kylillä, tanssiaisissa ja kaduilla, ja entä sitten puna-armeijan sotilaat, jotka kuorivat keitetyt perunat kynsillään, kun eivät osanneet käyttää veistä!
Sofi Oksanen syntyi Jyväskylässä vuonna 1977. Hän vietti lapsuutensa Halssilan kaupunginosassa suomalaisen sähköasentajaisän ja virolaisen diplomi-insinööriäidin ainoana lapsena. Hän valmistui ylioppilaaksi vuonna 1996 Voionmaan lukiosta kirjoittaen neljä laudaturia ja kaksi eximiaa.
Sofi Oksanen (born January 7, 1977) is a Finnish writer. So far, Oksanen has published five novels, of which Purge has gained widest recognition, and two plays. She has received several international and domestic awards for her literary work. Her work has been translated into 50 language territories and sold altogether more than two millions.
Sofi Oksanen, Writer: Baby Jane. Sofi Oksanen was born on January 7, 1977 in Jyväskylä, Finland. She is a writer and producer, known for Baby Jane (2019), Puhdistus (2012) and Baby Jane.
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Sofi Oksanen is a Finnish writer and playwright. She has published five novels, of which Purge has gained the widest recognition. She was born and raised in Jyväskylä in Central Finland in January 7, 1977, her father is a Finnish electrician, her mother an Estonian engineer.