We are happy to announce that Johanna Sinisalo’s award-winning novel The Blood of Angels (Enkelten verta, Teos 2011) will be launched in France by Actes Sud on May 2nd, 2013: Le Sang des fleurs. actes-sud.fr
“Johanna Sinisalo chills the blood with her vision of the disappearance of bees (…) Sinisalo succeeds wonderfully in depicting the threats facing the entire world through one individual’s personal tragedy” – Aamulehti
Johanna Sinisalo (b. 1958) is one of Finland’s most successful and internationally acclaimed authors. Praised by readers and critics alike, she has won several literary prizes, among them the Finlandia Prize in 2000 and the James Tiptree, Jr. Award in 2004. Johanna Sinisalo has been nominated for the Prix Escapades 2012 and Nebula Awards 2008.
Recently Peter Owen acquired the World English rights of The Blood of Angels. All in all, Johanna Sinisalo’s works have been translated into 18 languages, including English, German, Albanian, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, French, Japanese, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish and Swedish.
In Fall 2013, Johanna Sinisalo tells the story of The Eusistocratic Republic of Finland in 2013 in her new novel: The Core of the Sun ( Auringon ydin, Teos 2013).
Johanna Sinisalo is one of the screenwriters of the comic science fiction action film Iron Sky (Energia Productions, 2012).
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