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The Brothers, Paperback / softback Book


Finland, 1809. Henrik and Erik are brothers who fought on opposite sides in the war between Sweden and Russia.

With peace declared, they both return to their snowed-in farm.

But who is the master? Sexual tensions, old grudges, family secrets: all come to a head in this dark and gripping saga. ------- Why Peirene chose to publish this book: 'This is a historical novel in miniature form.

It deals in dark passions and delivers as many twists as a 500-page epic. And if that were not enough, each character speaks in a distinct voice and expresses a unique take on reality.

I'm thrilled to be publishing a book that is as Finnish as a forest in winter - but that resembles a work from the American South: William Faulkner's As I Lay Dying.' Meike Ziervogel, Publisher


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