Dreams of 100 Years – Fairytales for Adults

Dreams of 100 Years

  Fairytales were not necessarily for children in the old days either and nowadays numerous retellings make them adult fantasies again. Juri Nummelin has put together 13 short stories or fairytales by different Finnish authors with quite different styles. One thing is sure though, these tales are grim enough to please the original Grimm brothers […]

Salla Simukka: As White As Snow

  Salla Simukka’s Snow White trilogy has been enormously popular and has been translated into dozens of languages. I happened upon the second part of the trilogy, As White As Snow, and unfortunately it didn’t really woo me. Author: Salla Simukka Publisher: Tammi 2013 Category: YA fiction Original language: Finnish Rating: 3/5 HelMet Reading Challenge 2017: number 2. A book […]