Tainaron: Mail from Another City
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Tainaron: Mail from Another City

by Leena Krohn
Release date: 2004
Original title: Tainaron
Type: speculative fiction
Genres: fantasy
Tags: translation

The original novel was published in 1985.

Finlandia Prize nominee 1985, World Fantasy Award nominee 2005, International Horror Guild Award nominee 2005.

Tainaron: Mail From Another City is the first American publication by the internationally acclaimed Finnish author, Leena Krohn. Tainaron consists of a series of letters sent beyond the sea from a city of insects. Tainaron is a book of changes. It speaks of metamorphoses that test all of nature from a flea to a star, from stone and grass to a human. The same irresistible force that gives us birth, also kills us. Nominated for the prestigious Finlandia prize, this is the perfect introduction to the work of a modern fabulist.

(updated 2014-05-21)

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