Tõnu Õnnepalu





Tõnu Õnnepalu


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in Tallinn, Estonia
September 13, 1962

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An Estonian author and poet who also writes as Emil Tode and Anton Nigov.

Õnnepalu was born in Tallinn and studied biology at the University of Tartu from 1980 to 1985. He began his writing career as a poet in 1985 and has published three collections of his works. In 1993 he garnered international attention when his novel Piiririik (English translation: "Border State") was published under his pen name 'Emil Tode'. The book was translated into 14 languages and became the most translated Estonian book of the 1990s. That year, he received the annual literary award given by the Baltic Assembly.
Õnnepalu's work often explores topics such as homosexuality, isolation and betrayal.

In 1992, his poem "Inquiétude du Fini" was performed as a choral piece
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Et see suvi on nii suur, nagu ammu enam pole olnud,tuli tahtmine saata tema laia ja kuuma telkhoone altmõned postkaardid. Niisama, ükskõik kuhu. Sulle ja Talle.Mõnikord, vahetevahel,niikaua kuni see telkhoonejälle kokku rullitakseja koorma otsa visatakse, aidaa!Aga seniks on aadress, kust küsida: Suvi. Nõudmiseni.ehk telkhoone.blogspot.com See kaart siin on Ristna ninalt. Mõne päeva eest. Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.85 · 1,695 ratings · 67 reviews · 31 distinct works · Similar authors
Piiririik

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3.58 avg rating — 590 ratings — published 1993 — 19 editions
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Mandala

3.78 avg rating — 367 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
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Paradiis

4.06 avg rating — 179 ratings — published 2009
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Lõpetuse ingel (Loomingu Ra...

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Flandria päevik

4.05 avg rating — 82 ratings — published 2008
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Kevad ja suvi ja

4.24 avg rating — 68 ratings — published 2009
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Harjutused

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4.33 avg rating — 46 ratings — published 2002
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Klaasveranda

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Raadio

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3.80 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 2002 — 3 editions
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Ainus armastus. Valik esseid

4.07 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 2011
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“There is no literature anymore, there are just single books that arrive in bookstores, just as letters, newspapers, advertising pamphlets arrive in mailboxes.”
Tõnu Õnnepalu, Border State
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“Tunnustus on omaksvõtt selle poolt, keda sa ise tunnustad.”
Tõnu Õnnepalu, Ainus armastus. Valik esseid

“Kirjutamine on kõikidest kunstidest kõige visuaalsem, ta püüab kõike visualiseerida, ka seda, mis pole üldse nähtav.”
Tõnu Õnnepalu, Harjutused

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