Back Home Books offers a selection of the best new Finnish fiction, including English translations of award-winning Finnish crime novels! Experience Nordic Noir with a Finnish flair in Jarkko Sipilä's Helsinki Homicide series, or get closer to the bad guys with Harri Nykänen's hitman Raid. Anja Snellman's Pet Shop Girls, the story of a young girl's disappearance and entanglement in the sex trade, was voted one of the top 100 books of the 2000s by readers of Helsingin Sanomat.
Our books in Finnish range from the Finlandia Prize winning novels Jää and Hytti nro 6, to detective novels and fantasy. Exploring Finnish literature is an excellent way to improve or maintain your Finnish language skills!
Need a book for a Finnish-speaking friend, or not sure where to start? Please contact us! We love to give suggestions and would be happy to answer your questions!