Search Results: "Sofi Oksanen"


BOOK REVIEW

PURGE by Sofi Oksanen
by Sofi Oksanen, translated by Lola Rogers
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2010

"A family history like many family histories—neither pretty, victimless or straightforward."
Two refugees of Estonia's Soviet occupation collide with one another. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NORMA by Sofi Oksanen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 6, 2017

"In spite of promising material, the question of who will emerge victorious loses its urgency along the way, and the ending, though surprising, fails to satisfy."
Award-winning Finnish-Estonian novelist Oksanen (When the Doves Disappeared, 2015, etc.) tackles the global exploitation of women and the entwined secrets of two families in this story of a woman with magical hair. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WHEN THE DOVES DISAPPEARED by Sofi Oksanen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 12, 2015

"Fascinating material that's marred by the lack of an angle or perspective."
The lives of three Estonians reflect their country's ordeal during and after World War II in the latest novel by this Finnish-Estonian author (Purge, 2010).Read full book review >