4-8 September 2019 at the Fugard Theatre | OPEN BOOK CAPE TOWN

    Elina Hirvonen

    Elina Hirvonen is a Helsinki-based author, journalist and documentary filmmaker. Her first novel, When I Forgot (2005) was a Finlandia Fiction Award nominee and has been translated into seven languages. Farthest from Death (2010), her second novel, was born in Lusaka, Zambia, where Hirvonen and her husband spent two years. Her third novel, When Time Runs Out (2015), was published to huge critical acclaim in Finland. In 2017 it was chosen to “The Most Important Book of the Year 2015” in a project called “Finland of Books” by the Finnish Broadcasting Company that introduces 101 titles from the 100 years of Finnish independence crystallizing the atmosphere of the particular year each of them was published in.

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    4-8 September 2019

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