Pereat Mundus

Pereat Mundus

( Finnish - Pereat Mundus - 1998 )

novel by Leena Krohn

translated by Hildi Hawkins

Published: Omnidawn - trade paperback - 2009
ISBN: 1890650404 / 9781890650407

In the novel the central role is played by a number of characters called Håkan. All of them are different, living in different times and different places, but they are still Håkan, a part human, part clone individual who appears in various guises, such as an ice cream vendor and a mysterious interlocutor, providing insights into the characteristics of the outsider, the trickster, and the sage, while considering their power in the lives of others.


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