Publisher: Pushkin Press
Number of pages: 352
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
'I feel like giving him 6 stars out of 5 - and this is exactly what I will do. Juhani Karila stretches the limits and borders of the world so wildly, that it seems only right for this literature critic to do the same' - Lapin Kansa
'A fix of love story and thriller, realism and fantasy, folk comedy and all sorts of popular beliefs sufficient to cure the worst case of humourlessness' - Raijan kirjareppu
'Karila's imagination is beyond words! The story is wild, absurd and crazy funny, writtenin a brilliant language and charged with a great sense of humour' - Kirja viekoon
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