Väinö Linna

Finnish writer

1920   -   1992

country of citizenship: Finland
occupation: writer
award received: Kalevi Jäntti Award, Nordic Council's Literature Prize, Jussi Awards, Aleksis Kivi Award

Väinö Linna (pronunciation ) (20 December 1920 – 21 April 1992) was a Finnish author. He gained literary fame with his third novel, Tuntematon sotilas (The Unknown Soldier, published in 1954), and consolidated his position with the trilogy Täällä Pohjantähden alla (Under the North Star, published in 1959–1963 and translated into English by Richard Impola).
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works

6

The Unknown Soldier

1954 war novel by Väinö Linna

author: Väinö Linna

1954

Päämäärä

book by Väinö Linna

author: Väinö Linna

Sotaromaani

unabridged version of Väinö Linna's novel The Unknown Soldier

author: Väinö Linna

2000

Murroksia

book by Väinö Linna

author: Väinö Linna

1990

Oheisia

book by Väinö Linna

author: Väinö Linna

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