Pirjo Hassinen


Born
in Kuopio, Finland
November 14, 1957

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Pirjo Hassinen (born 14 November 1957) is a Finnish writer. Her novels have been translated into several languages including German and Norwegian. She has also written under the pen name of Birgitta Hurme. Born in Kuopio, Hassinen studied political science and philosophy at the University of Jyväskylä.

Hassinen has received several awards including the State Literary Award (2001) and the Savonia Award (2013). The Savonia award for the best novel of the year was for Popula which describes the difficulties faced by Finns today: unemployment, racism and the attitudes of the far right.

Average rating: 2.95 · 560 ratings · 50 reviews · 16 distinct worksSimilar authors
Popula

2.80 avg rating — 98 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Kuninkaanpuisto

2.98 avg rating — 50 ratings — published 2004 — 3 editions
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Sano että haluat

2.90 avg rating — 51 ratings — published 2009
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Voimanaiset

2.81 avg rating — 48 ratings — published 1996 — 2 editions
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Mansikoita marraskuussa

3.11 avg rating — 45 ratings — published 2001 — 3 editions
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Parit

3.53 avg rating — 38 ratings — published 2018
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Jouluvaimo

2.86 avg rating — 49 ratings — published 2002 — 3 editions
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Sauna paradis

2.94 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 2014
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Rouva

3.20 avg rating — 30 ratings — published 2011
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Suistola

3.16 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 2007 — 2 editions
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