Monday 25.5 at 5 pm at Arkadia: “Introducing Unknown Soldiers by Väinö Linna ,” a talk by translator Liesl Yamaguchi

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Dear friend of Arkadia,

You are invited to “Introducing Unknown Soldiers by Väinö Linna ,” a talk by translator Liesl Yamaguchi on Monday 25.5 at 5pm at Arkadia (Nervanderinkatu 11)

Liesl will be discussing her translation of Väinö Linna’s Unknown Soldiers (Tuntematon sotilas), which recently appeared, as the first work of Finnish literature, in the Penguin Classics series:

http://www.penguinclassics.co.uk/books/unknown-soldiers/9780141393643/

http://complit.princeton.edu/people/liesl-yamaguchi

The event will be held (mostly) in English, mutta suomenkieliset kysymykset ovat lämpimästi tervetulleita!

Welcome!

Warm regards,

Ian
www.arkadiabookshop.fi

A donation of €3 (or more!) to fund the bookshop is suggested and would be most welcome. Arkadia wouldn’t exist without this act of generosity. If you have no loose change or coins we gladly accept payment via Visa Electron or Mastercard etc. !

For more on the translation, see:
http://www.hs.fi/kulttuuri/a1426910802067 (in Finnish)
http://www.heraldscotland.com/books-poetry/reviews/vaino-linna-unknown-soldiers-penguin-classics.123633027 (in English)

For more on the translator, see:
http://www.uta.fi/ltl/yhteystiedot/henkilokunta/yamaguchi.html