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News, 11/12/2015
 

Finnish Historical Novels discussed at #ReadNordic Literature Evening

Scandinavian House, together with the Czech Centre, OneHotBook Publishing and the Finnish and other Nordic Embassies in Prague organized a Finnish literature evening at the Czech Centre in Prague on 10 November.

The first part of the event included a lecture by a translator, writer and publisher Marketa Hejkalová about a Finnish writer, Mika Waltari and his relationship to Islam. The second part consisted of a discussion with translators Vladimir Piskoř and Jitká Hanušova and a university teacher of Finnish language Lenka Fárová, on critical moments in Finnish history and Finnish contemporary historical novels.

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Lenka Fárova, Jitka Hanušova and Vladimir Piskoř at Finnish literature evening.
Lenka Fárova, Jitka Hanušova and Vladimir Piskoř at Finnish literature evening.

The event attracted over 40 guests who also had the chance to enjoy refreshments and rye chips offered by the Embassy of Finland. The literature evening was a part of literature campaign #ReadNordic continuing till May 2016 when the Nordic countries will be the guests of honor at the Book World Prague.

Read more about #ReadNordic:

http://www.skandinavskydum.cz/readnordic/

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Updated 11/16/2015


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