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Pereat Mundus: A Novel

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With sharp, vibrant images and compelling characterizations, this unique novel of intersecting stories considers what it means to be human, ethical, and true to one’s self in a troubled world.Translated from the original Finnish, this intricate fantasy follows Håkan,a part human, part clone individual who appears in various guises, such as an ice cream vendor and a mysteri ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published March 1st 2010 by Omnidawn Publishing (first published 1998)
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Alma Jylhä
Mar 30, 2016 Alma Jylhä rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Oletteko tullut ajatelleeksi, että vain kaksi sukupolvea huonosti kasvatettuja lapsia riittää rappeuttamaan kulttuurin muodot ja tuhoamaan koko länsimaisen sivistyksen. Ainoastaan kaksi! Miettikääpä sitä! Ne sukupolvet meillä jo on keskuudessamme. Kuten tiedätte, rikollisuus on kasvanut räjähdysmäisesti. Julmuus, itsekkyys ja ahneus rehottavat kaikkialla yhteiskunnassa.
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Samassa iässä, hänen vielä ollessaan niin lyhyt, että aikuisten täytyi kumartua puhuakseen hänelle, he ottivat usein tietyn
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Mira
Oct 03, 2015 Mira rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Kirjallinen karkkipussi. Tästä tuli sellainen kijrja jonka pariin palaan varmasti useasti.
Birgita
Actually, I left this book halfway, which I seldom do. I had problems keeping it together in my head. Think I will try again later, though.
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