The German rights to Markku Ropponen‘s 4th Kuhala title Linnut vaikenevat, Kuhala (Kuhala and SilentBirds) have been acquired by Piper Verlag. The publisher plans to release the book in Spring 2012.
Piper Verlag released the German edition of Ropponen’s Ein beschissenes Sortiment an Schwierigkeiten (Kuhala ja viimeinen kesävieras) in February 2011, with the second edition in bookstores already. Please read more on Piper’s website.
Markku Ropponen has undoubtedly claimed his place among the great Finnish crime writers. The Kuhala books are carefully crafted, addictive and spiced with Ropponen’s intelligent humour and sparkling wit. “Ropponen’s long, baroque sentences will surely please many readers”. –Savon Sanomat