Category Archives: Sofi Oksanen

Books of the Month – November 2011

Y.A. Erskine’s The Brotherhood was November’s best read for me. It is a debut novel from an Australian female author (the Y is for Yvette) about the shooting of a Tasmanian policeman and is a truly outstanding novel. It unfolds … Continue reading

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Review: Purge by Sofi Oksanen

Aliide is an elderly widow living in an isolated house in a half-deserted Estonian village in the early 1990’s. One day she finds a young girl collapsed outside her house and, against her better judgement (who might be watching and who … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 Eastern European Challenge, book review, Estonia, Sofi Oksanen | 5 Comments