Kersti Bergroth


Born
in Vyborg, Russian Federation
January 24, 1886

Died
January 24, 1975

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Kersti Solveig Bergroth was a Finnish author and playwright. Also known as Mary Marck.

Bergroth was known to have been linguistically gifted. She wrote in Swedish until 1920, translated English and French literature to Finnish and also spoke German. She is best remembered for having written popular plays Anu ja Mikko and Kuparsaare Antti using a Karelian dialect. During her career, she released around 70 books, including novels, memoirs, children's stories and poems.

Bergroth was also noted for collaborating five times with film director Valentin Vaala. Using the pseudonym Tet, she wrote the film scripts for Morsian yllättää (1941), Tositarkoituksella (1943), Dynamiittityttö (1944), Vuokrasulhanen (1945) and Viikon tyttö (1946). All of those
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Anu ja Mikko

3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1932
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Meidän elämämme täällä. Afo...

2.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1973
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Kirje taivaaseen

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Anja

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Uusia sieluja

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1930
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Nuoren lotan päiväkirja

2.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1940 — 2 editions
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Eläviä ja kuolleita

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Kannaksen lumous

it was ok 2.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1928
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Oikea morsian

it was ok 2.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1926
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Kuparsaare Antti

it was ok 2.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1956
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