The Howling Miller

Arto Paasilinna, translated by Will Hobson
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A deliciously sinister Finnish fairytale of difference and belonging.

When Gunnar Huttunen turns up in a small village to restore its run-down mill, its inhabitants are wary. Gunnar is big. He's a bit odd. And, strangest of all, he howls wildly at night.

If Gunnar is different, then he must be mad, the villagers decide. Hounded from his home, he must find a way to survive the wilds of nature and the greater savagery of civilization.

The Howling Miller is a dark fairytale of community, conformity and our place in the world.

Author bio:

Arto Paasilinna was born in Lapland in 1942. By turns a woodcutter, agricultural labourer, journalist and poet, he is the author of over twenty novels, all of which have been translated into numerous languages.

Category: Literary fiction
ISBN: 9781782118831
Publisher: A&U Canongate
Imprint: Canongate PBS
Pub Date: February 2018
Page Extent: 288
Format: Paperback - B format
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Literary fiction

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