Klett-Cotta buys German rights to Johanna Sinisalo’s new novel The Core of the Sun!

Sinisalo_Auringon ydinWe are thrilled to announce that the German rights to Johanna Sinisalo‘s forthcoming novel The Core of the Sun (Auringon ydin, Teos 2013) have been sold to Klett-Cotta for publication in September 2014.

Johanna Sinisalo tells the story of The Eusistocratic Republic of Finland in 2013 in her new novel which will be published in September 2013. Taking place in alternative Finland, Johanna Sinisalo’s thriller-like story of flight and fight is also between the lines a feisty social polemic. How did Finland turn into the North-Korea of Europe?

The Eusistocratic Republic of Finland has illegalized practically everything that might give you pleasure or cause addiction – except gambling and sex. Please read more by clicking here.

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 Triptree, Jr. Award in 2004. Johanna Sinisalo has been nominated for the Prix Escapades 2012 and Nebula Awards 2008. Her works have been translated into 18 languages.

Johanna Sinisalo is one of the screenwriters of the comic science fiction action film Iron Sky (Energia Productions 2012).

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About author

Johanna Sinisalo

Johanna Sinisalo (b. 1958) is a Finlandia Prize-winning superstar of Finnish speculative fiction. In addition to her nine novels, she has also written short fiction and film and television screenplays. Her works have been translated into twenty languages.

Sinisalo has won several literary prizes also abroad, such as the 2004 James Tiptree, Jr. Award and the 2017 Prometheus Award, and was nominated for the Nebula Award in 2008, the Prix Escapades in 2012, and the Grand Prix de L’Imaginaire in 2017. In 2022, Johanna Sinisalo was awarded the Pro Finlandia Medal for services to Finnish literature.


2021, Fantasy & Science Fiction

The Storm Flute

Johanna Sinisalo

2020, Fantasy & Science Fiction

Strangers Inside

Johanna Sinisalo

2018, Fantasy & Science Fiction


Johanna Sinisalo

2013, Fantasy & Science Fiction

The Core of The Sun

Johanna Sinisalo

2011, Fantasy & Science Fiction

Blood of Angels

Johanna Sinisalo

2010, Middle Grade (8-12 Years)

The Möbius Twist

Johanna Sinisalo

2008, Fantasy & Science Fiction


Johanna Sinisalo

2000, Fantasy & Science Fiction


Johanna Sinisalo