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Valitut runot Pentti Holappa

Valitut runot

Pentti Holappa

Published 1977
ISBN : 9789510080160
Hardcover
83 pages
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 About the Book 

Pentti Holappa (born August 11, 1927) is a Finnish poet and writer. Born in Ylikiiminki to a family of modest means, he held numerous jobs before becoming Minister of Culture. Self-educated, he has published close to fifteen volumes of poetry, six novels, and numerous essays. He has also worked as a translator- among the poets and authors whose work he has translated into Finnish are Charles Baudelaire, Pierre Reverdy, and J. M. G. Le Clézio. He received the Finlandia Prize in 1998.