Book Giveaway - The Edge of Europe

Thursday, March 27, 2008

The Edge of Europe: A Kinetic Image(Scandinavian, #3)(Paperback)
by Saarikoski, Pentti
Publisher : Action Books
Published : 01/01/2007
Format : Paperback

Book Description

Originally published in Finnish in 1982, The Edge of Europe was written by this most famous of Finland’s poets. In fact, Saarikoski was so popular from the late 50’s to the early 70’s that he was often called “The Blond Beatle of the North.” He was a radical, often controversial figure who maintains a following to this day.

Interestingly, The Edge of Europe was written while Saarikoski was also working on his three volumes of poetry called Trilogy, his final poetic work. Both were written as he moved throughout Europe, staying in one place until he started to feel at home, then moving on. The Edge of Europe takes the reader through Norway, Brittany, Dublin, and Stavanger, an island off the west coast of Sweden. So if you’re trying to travel the world in your readings, this book will take you to some interesting corners.

To win one of 2 copies being given away,

Just follow this link to go to "carp(e) libris" blog and enter. The winners will be randomly selected on April 1st, 2008, 12noon EST.

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