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The Lighter Side of Finland

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The Lighter Side of Finland, the world's funniest and most entertaining guidebook, has been published as a 5th edition! Completely rewritten, updated, improved and refined, the book provides a humorous, but positive view of Finland.

What are Finland's economic strengths? Who was the King of Finland? Can anyone learn the Finnish language? Is Finnish food edible? Can a forei
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ebook, 112 pages
Published March 6th 2013 by Klaava Media (first published January 1st 1996)
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HFK
Jan 16, 2017 rated it really liked it
This review is part of my Suomi 100 - Finland 100 reviews. I will read Finland oriented material suitable to non-Finns every now and then in the year 2017 to celebrate our coming 100 years of independence in December, 6. I do it alone, there is no group I am in, there is no blog to promote, no buddy reads around with. Just my way of honoring and saluting something that is very dear to me, indeed.

I enjoy reading books about my country that are written by someone who has not been born and bred ins
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Ala Barazi
Dec 13, 2015 rated it really liked it
The author style of writing is informal with sense of humour. The chapters and topics were made short. Unlike other travel books that I have encountered, this one is fun to read. Some chapters were explained in a smart way using stories instead of mere information.

I have skipped some topics that are not interesting to me at the moment. For example, I did not read the information about the most important attractions in each city. I will use Google or tripadvisor to know such kind of information w
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Ellen
Jul 09, 2015 rated it it was ok
This book has some very good information for ex-pats living in Finland or visitors about culture and places to go. The writing left something to be desired and I found the humor tired. It's a quick, easy read.
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