Sofi Oksanen


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Sofi Oksanen

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Sofi Oksanen was born in Finland to a Finnish father and an Estonian mother. In 2010 she won the Nordic Council's Literature Prize for her third novel (originally a play), Puhdistus (Purge).

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3.89 avg rating — 13,253 ratings — published 2008 — 104 editions
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3.63 avg rating — 3,528 ratings — published 2003 — 44 editions
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3.35 avg rating — 2,714 ratings — published 2005 — 17 editions
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3.45 avg rating — 2,845 ratings — published 2012 — 64 editions
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“She found it hard to believe that there would be any bold moves, because too many people had dirty flour in their bags, and people with filthy fingers are hardly enthusiastic about digging up the past.”
Sofi Oksanen, Puhdistus

“- No haluatko sä ylipäätään tehdä mitään?
- Enpä kai.
- Kai sä haluat käydä jossain, nähdä ihmisiä?
- Emmä oikeestaan. Ei mulla ole kenellekään mitään asiaa. Ei oo mitään puhuttavaa kenellekään. Mitään puhuttavaa ei ole, kun ei näe ketään, tee mitään, käy missään.
- Pitäiskö sit käydä jossain ja tehdä jotain?
- Miks?
- No että olis jotain puhuttavaa.
- Mut emmä tiedä, haluanko mä puhua kenenkään kanssa. Miks mä puhuisin?”
Sofi Oksanen, Baby Jane

“Madre patria, contigo estoy triste, sin ti lo estoy más.”
Sofi Oksanen, Puhdistus

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