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Leena Lander

Contributor

Leena Lander

Born in 1956, the Finnish author Leena Lander has published stories, plays, radio plays and eleven novels, three of which were finalists for the prestigious Finlandia Prize. Known for the painstaking research that precedes her writing, Lander creates round, unforgettable characters. Her strong interest in social issues-ecology, treatment of children, the tension between conscience, duty and authority--is evident throughout her work.

Articles by Leena Lander

From The Order
By Leena Lander
Translator’s Note: The story takes place in 1918 Finland, right after the end of the Finnish Civil War, where some 30,000 Finns were killed, most by summary execution or in detention camps. This…
Translated from Finnish by Jill Timbers
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