Words of Birth and Death

Hannu Rajaniemi
science fiction, short stories
Words of Birth and Death - Hannu Rajaniemi

Finland is a land of darkness, myth and powerful magic. In this collection, modern Nokia-toting Finns come face to face with their deepest roots.

In "The Viper Blanket", family blood is stronger than death, but an old man discovers something even stronger. "Barley Child" sees a suicide attempt turn into a drinking game where life itself is the prize. And a businessman’s summer haven by the sea becomes a gilded trap in "Fisher of Men".

“A very impressive collection” — Tangent Online.

Published in a signed, numbered limited edition of 250 copies.

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Release date: 2006
Genres: science fiction, short stories
Updated: August 14, 2021