A true and witty satire on family, society and justice from one of Finland's most acclaimed writers.
'A simply stunning book. Fans of Mark Haddon and Haruki Murakami will be enraptured' Sarah Beech, Time Out. Time Out
Kari Hotakainen was born in 1957 in Pori, Finland. His breakthrough came in 1997 when he was nominated for the Finlandia Prize, which he later won in 2002. Hotakainen has also written children's plays, radio dramas, newspaper columns and television scripts. Owen T. Witesman is a translator from the Finnish and Estonian.