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It’s a very dark read, but not exploitative, despite the exploitation the major characters suffer. For me, it was rather hard to understand why. She is in the news, in the newspapers, everywhere. Sfi cannot believe I am actually saying this about a Finnish book. The characters in this book are drawn very well, no-one is what he or she seems to be, the world is filled with dangers and the extremes we Americans are so used to simple do not exist.

The Soviet Occupation of Estonia from “. Too many times the pretentiousness has kept me away oksanenn domestic literary, but this time I’m glad I gave this book a chance.

Latest release in Slovenia Ko golobice izginejo. Puhdistus 8 15 Sep 25, A Purga Hardcover Translator: Lists with This Book. The author skips a lot between the past and the present, and different narrators are used at random. It was a book which, like ancient tragedies, was able to trigger a haunting catharsis, a purge promised in the title.

Perhaps, the dirt that fills Allide and Zara’s lives. Sofi Oksanen grew up in central Puga to a Finnish father and an Estonian mother. Latest release in France Norma.

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Will the Horror mankind is capable of ever be purged? Retrieved 19 September Her love purha an obsession that causes pain. Such volumes craft a distinct memory that never seems to fade for pura creating an imaginary bond with those characters; experiencing their pain and suffrage through your smallest nerves.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. There is a psychological side to this book, which I felt was more fascinating than the historical side. Sofi Oksanen has created a very ambiguous and unsettling protagonists and while it is pretty natural to sympathize with Zara, young runaway from abusive partner, yet character of Allida arouses mixed feelings.

Oksqnen Henry gave it to me.

Purge most poignantly draws attention to the very clear thread between sexual violence and military occupation. I’m still raw after reading this.

Few page novels leave me wishing for a sequel as I’m finishing them: Set in the early s,the book is structured into five parts each going back and forth in time connecting the lives of the two women. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. The narrative is interspersed with notebook entries of Hans Pekk and continues to move back and forth through time via flashbacks.

And of course, the unreliability of them all, but with each of them in their own personal crucible of body and mind, you can hardly blame them. Men with that kind of posture, men who know how to punish a woman, and, they were here to get a woman, and punish her.

What happened in the questioning? Ingel is a character devoid of soul,she is the uprga that does everything right and is always loved unconditionally.

As mentioned, the book is not written in chronological order, but the story unfolds very simply, in a country where nothing seems as it is, under a government which is vigilant, oppressive, cruel and paranoid, yet has taken the role of a nanny which has many people so dependent on it they almost forgot how to take care of themselves. There are only two major characters. It makes Aliide reminisce about the difficult times under the Soviet rule — ironically nothing changed.


The plot begins in with an elderly woman, Aliide Truu, who lives in a remote portion of Estonia. Zara is a young sex-trafficking victim on the run from her captors, but a photo she carries with her soon makes it clear that her arrival at Aliides home is no coincidence. Its a shame, yes, but it is not yet a storyline. An armed resistance movement of forest brothers was active until the mass deportations.

Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. You should avoid reading reviews if possible because too many give away too much, but to give a general idea, the novel begins in Estonia inwhere an old woman, Aliide Truu, lives alone in the countryside okdanen an atmosphere of fear and decay.

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However, four days ago, I picked it up again and was sucked soif the story! A mound that, once Aliide decides to go outside and have a look, is wearing expensive stockings and is missing a slipper.

Ich habe relativ lange gebraucht, um einen richtigen Zugang zu Sofi Oksanens bekanntestem Roman zu finden.