Mike in Finland

Thursday, 26 August 2010

More news about Purge

I´ve just found a report with news that Sofi Oksanen´s novel, Purge, has been awarded the `Novel of the Year´ by the largest bookstore chain in France. Apparently, this is the first time that the award has gone to a novel that was not originally published in French. The French translation of Purge was released in August. The report, which has a few more details, can be found on the International web edition of Helsingin Sanomat at this address:

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