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Markus Ahonen

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in Helsinki, Finland




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Markus Ahonen was born in 1972 in Helsinki, Finland. He grew up in Martinlaakso, a suburb of Vantaa, known as the childhood residence of famous Formula One drivers Mika Häkkinen and Mika Salo.
He went to high school for a year in Auburn, New York when he was 17. After his military service in Finland he studied European Business Administration in Finland and Holland, later Communications and Finnish Literature achieving Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Turku, Finland.
He has worked extensively as Editor and Editor-in-chief in local newspapers, as TV Script Writer for Finnish versions of game show Weakest Link and the Finnish modified version from shows Never Mind the Buzzcocks and They Think It's All Over as well as writing TV sketch

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Description: Collection of 20 contemporary short stories about love for women from men's point of view. These universal stories could happen anywhere, but the reader can find their way in Ireland, UK, Finland, Italy, France, United States or on a road trip across Europe. The warmly melancholic stories come alive as we have all yearned for love we were hoping for, or had to let go.

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