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Ennen päivänlaskua ei voi ❮BOOKS❯ ✸ Ennen päivänlaskua ei voi ✮ Author Johanna Sinisalo – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk Nuori valokuvaaja Mikael löytää kotitalonsa takapihalta jotakin mitä hän ei ole eläissään nähnyt mutta minkä hän tietää saman tien haluavansa omakseen Hetkeäkään epäröimättä hän o Nuori valokuvaaja Mikael löytää kotitalonsa takapihalta jotakin mitä hän ei ole eläissään nähnyt mutta minkä hän tietää saman tien haluavansa omakseen Ennen päivänlaskua PDF/EPUB ² Hetkeäkään epäröimättä hän ottaa hoiviinsa öisen metsänpeikon kansantaruista tutun salaperäisen olennonHänen ja peikon välille solmiutuu maaginen tiivis suhde joka saattaa vähitellen sijoiltaan koko elämän Jos hän olikin aluksi kuvitellut voivansa vangita palan villiä luontoa luokseen joutuu hän pian toteamaan jääneensä itse vangiksi Eikä hän tiedä elävänsä hetkeä jolloin alistettu luonto on juuri iskemäisillään takaisinYhdistellen ikivanhaa mytologiaa ja uusinta luonnontiedettä Johanna Sinisalo maalaa hurjan ja oudolla tavalla puoleensavetävän vaihtoehtohistorian joka jää kihelmöimään lukijan mieleen vielä pitkään jälkeenpäin Ihmisen ja eläimen kulttuurin ja luonnon modernin maailman ja tarunhohtoisten muinaisaikojen rajat liukuvat tavalla joka pelottaa ja kutkuttaa pakottaa meidät katsomaan uusin silmin itseämme ja ympäröivää todellisuutta.


10 thoughts on “Ennen päivänlaskua ei voi

  1. David Katzman David Katzman says:

    Well I must tell you Two things broke this book to crap for me Although it was generally rather boring and I skipped all the alternating chapter of “Troll lore” that were just pointless despite my love of mythology and the ludicrous structure that switched so uickly from one character POV to another in chapters as brief as a paragraph that communicate such deep transitions as “I swung my fist at him” “His fist hit me in the cheek” that they pick up immediately where the other character left off mid action must we humiliate ourselves at the alter of Roshomon and the “mail order bride” character who lived downstairs and was beaten don’t care don’t believe it and the relationships that were so dysfunctional you don’t like anyone at all and the majority of characters being so shallow you again don’t care and the fairly flat writing style and utter lack of humor and the just not uite convincing behavior of this “troll” no it wasn’t all that that broke me on the book and it certainly wasn’t the perverted troll bestiality —been there done that— nor was it necessarily the offhand reference to a troll by a child as a “black man” when these trolls are uhm animalistic wild things and sure out of the mouths of babes but to leave a casually racist comment unaddressed for the entirety of a book that’s all about this guy adopting a foundling troll is uncomfortable but still no it wasn’t that although I felt that was inexcusableIt was the troll being stuffed into hipster jeans by the main character commercial photographer for an ad campaign and it supposedly being so serious and traumatic when in fact it was just so stupid it was painful And then finally at the end the image of papa trollwell surprise they weren’t so dumb after all In fact they stole some guns and know how to use ‘em And the troll waves the guy into the caveusing the gun like an old time gangsta Move it buddy this forest troll’s packin’ heat This second moment was just so stupid I was embarrassed reading itWhat can I say Unable to suspend belief And I love the fantastical Move along people nothing to read here


  2. karen karen says:

    this book is both cute and creepy; and can be read in about three hours what could be better it stays on tablecome to my blog


  3. Alissa Alissa says:

    I was very taken with the idea of a fantasy book written by a Finnish author and steeped into Nordic folklore This story is different from my usual reads epiclow fantasy and the worldbuilding is particular consisting in several explanations poems or details about trolls and other topics related to the story or the characters reactions to the events all looking like book extracts As a literary device to provide background and to further blend the elements of the novel alongside my interest in them it succeededThe first person POVs were also nice and the plot with its absurd situations the unmoored characters found themselves in uickly felt kind of okay To a degree at least because in a nutshell what happens is guy finds troll he keeps it as a pet and becomes obsessed The protagonist’s and the other characters’ lives change dramatically one way or another because of the presence of this creature out of mythIt’s hard to identify in any of the characters thankfully they all sport peculiar obsessions which factor into the story and the only one who got my sympathy is the guinea pig; I had the impression that I was not supposed to care for any of them either as the conseuence of a deliberate choice from the author's part stressed by the compulsive changes of viewpoints and the total lack of character development The rhythm is slow and the chapters are usually very short switching back and forth many times during a conversation between the interlocutorsThe book gets pretty disturbing halfway through but a kind of explanation arrives later It’s a very peculiar work which deals with a lot of controversial issues racism homosexuality objectification bride buying promiscuity fixations a mix of pedophilia and bestiality brutality thrown around like peanuts and often with no purpose that I could discern I don't judge the depiction but I can’t shake off this feeling of pointlessness The world is ugly and unfair and selfish human nature sucks urban policies will kill us all and people are either slaves of themselves or of someone else; bottom lineI am not sure I liked this book because of all the creepy themes the flat characters the vague plot the so and so ending and the narrative flaws but despite all of this I've read it in a single sitting and that always counts for something Our city’s uniue but with a slightly different nuance for each of us In a little town like this we don’t have our own streets shops or galleries but we do have our individual hidden topography our own street corners


  4. Kelley Kelley says:

    Let me just preface this by saying that this is one of the best novels I've ever read Prepare for some gushing I also want to note that I'm an American reader so a little bit of my fondness might stem from the novelty of being able to read an award winning Finnish novel that was so wonderfully translated For me the book gave the same slightly distanced feel that foreign movies have and I love that This is partially because America really lacks the uantity and uality of folklore that is present in Finland and necessary for writing a book like Troll Within a few pages I was hooked because the main character was so sexually charged yet completely androgynous Actually I didn't figure out the main character's gender until a good way into the novel I think this kept me from drawing my own conclusions and relying on stereotypes so I had to listen to what Sinisalo had to say about Angel In this book's world trolls are not merely legends or folklore; they are real and were officially recognized as an animal species in 1907 The book's narration switches from character to character but it also interrupts itself for brief news articles and folklore readings concerning trolls These are expertly mixed into the story by the pretense that they are being discovered and read by the main character on his hunt for information Which brings me to the actual plot of the novel Angel a fashion photographer and passionate but unfulfilled person finds a troll on the way home one night Being that trolls are extremely rare and also that this particular one is a cub and has been beaten to a pulp by local youths Angel decides to adopt the creature So begins a tale of his infatuation with the troll and how this relationship affects his career and personal relationships It appears that he might actually be able to keep the troll a secret but there is always the unease left to the reader by the constant switching of narration voice that the troll will be discovered I honestly thought the troll would die the entire time but I won't say what did finally happen because I don't want to spoil the ending I will say that Troll is a melancholy book that somehow manages to be a commentary on society without actually trying The writing is fantastic the characters and plot are believable and it's an easy read


  5. DMS DMS says:

    I have so many thoughts to capture in a review of this book So many ways to try to justify not giving it that 4th star or possibly talk myself into upping the rating to be 4 stars But I'm also feeling very FUCK YOU GOODREADS at the moment and not inclined to generate content Especially for a book that I purchased through FUCK YOU I'll leave elouence to those of you who can actually write


  6. Trin Trin says:

    A Finnish book which is not something I ordinarily get to say This novel was flawed but overall I really loved it It takes place in an alternate universe where trolls were discovered to be a real living species in the early part of the 20th century Mikael a photographer finds a troll cub who’s somehow stumbled into the city and takes him in Their relationship isnot something I can easily describe but it’s than a little disturbing oddly alluring and completely captivating The narrative—especially the dénouement—is a little rushed but it was successful in that it left me wanting but not frustrated with the conclusion Even the rapidly shifting POV not something I usually enjoy worked for me here According to her bio Sinisalo has written many other books but unfortunately this seems to be the only one besides a short story anthology to which she contributed that’s been translated into English How frustrating because I’d really like to read of her work Still I’m glad I got to read this and if you can find it—I had to track it down through intramural library loans—I heartily recommend it It’s unusual and seductive and creepy One of my favorite combinations


  7. Mary Robinette Kowal Mary Robinette Kowal says:

    This is one of those books that is hard to describe and oh so worthwhile It's a contemporary urban fantasy and trolls are real creatures They are considered animals and Angel the main character finds an abandoned baby troll in the alley This is presented as like finding a wildcat cub Adopt at own riskThen he spends the rest of the book researching how to take care of it So it's sort of like reading a short story with a whole bunch of reference documents tucked between scenes but that comes nowhere near describing the emotional impact of the whole Especially the last chapter Recommended


  8. Sarah Sarah says:

    I enjoyed the twist on the end in this and unfortunately this made me feel better about this book overall But the I think about it the I remember my apathy through most of the book It's an odd bookActually here's a uestion for my international friends I can't figure out if this is a regional or translation issue When you're a kid and you get in a fight with a sibling do you say You began it or You started it and I couldn't help but wonder about why Angel was so incredibly sexy to every single guy he met This led to a few funny situations but I would rather have learned about his interactions with the troll So it's a meh overall Even the end which I liked one aspect of very much had another element about it that didn't make sense


  9. _inbetween_ _inbetween_ says:

    For once a synopsis because I had never seen one that actually said what Troll was abouthappened in it Angel Mikael gay photographer takes in an abandonned Troll puppy which is described like a cat believe me I know down to the litter though Sinisalo lists good fake snippets how it is a recently discovered species of ape cat cp the Okapi Sinisalo uses real sources as well most notably Pelli Illusia Angel with his head of blond curls so much like Illusia a fairy even calls his troll Pelli and since Troll isn't sensational and often slow the fake info seems persuasively realAt the start of the book Angel loves Martes a straight gay who secretly enjoys having Angel lust after him while Angel's ex Spiderman a vet still loves Angel as does Ecke the guy that I liked in this book short messy broad ass glasses and Palomita a tiny young girl from the Philippines mail order bride sex slave Her fate just hit me so deep that for most of the book I could not concentrate on the much tinier than expected erotic Troll love but I dislike her for her final act which made it clear to me that the theme of the novel is less A Lovestory or how the wilderness encroaches and how people like Palomita's husband and the vile Martes really are trolls no for me it was about people using each otherI'm actually pretty sure that wasn't intentional but Angel uses Ecke and Spiderman even if that gives those two greatest pleasure and exactly what they want sex with Angel sorry hardly anything described so they in turn are using Angel Advertising guy Martes uses Angel despicably Palomita is obviously used the Troll is used though he of course triumphs in the end


  10. Amy Amy says:

    Couldn't even finish it Disturbing not in the way the author intends I'm uncomfortable with the underlying subtext of the book with the child like troll and its caretaker parent and where the author takes that relationship


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10 thoughts on “Ennen päivänlaskua ei voi

  1. David Katzman David Katzman says:

    Well I must tell you Two things broke this book to crap for me Although it was generally rather boring and I skipped all the alternating chapter of “Troll lore” that were just pointless despite my love of mythology and the ludicrous structure that switched so uickly from one character POV to another in chapters as brief as a paragraph that communicate such deep transitions as “I swung my fist at him” “His fist hit me in the cheek” that they pick up immediately where the other character left off mid action must we humiliate ourselves at the alter of Roshomon and the “mail order bride” character who lived downstairs and was beaten don’t care don’t believe it and the relationships that were so dysfunctional you don’t like anyone at all and the majority of characters being so shallow you again don’t care and the fairly flat writing style and utter lack of humor and the just not uite convincing behavior of this “troll” no it wasn’t all that that broke me on the book and it certainly wasn’t the perverted troll bestiality —been there done that— nor was it necessarily the offhand reference to a troll by a child as a “black man” when these trolls are uhm animalistic wild things and sure out of the mouths of babes but to leave a casually racist comment unaddressed for the entirety of a book that’s all about this guy adopting a foundling troll is uncomfortable but still no it wasn’t that although I felt that was inexcusableIt was the troll being stuffed into hipster jeans by the main character commercial photographer for an ad campaign and it supposedly being so serious and traumatic when in fact it was just so stupid it was painful And then finally at the end the image of papa trollwell surprise they weren’t so dumb after all In fact they stole some guns and know how to use ‘em And the troll waves the guy into the caveusing the gun like an old time gangsta Move it buddy this forest troll’s packin’ heat This second moment was just so stupid I was embarrassed reading itWhat can I say Unable to suspend belief And I love the fantastical Move along people nothing to read here

  2. karen karen says:

    this book is both cute and creepy; and can be read in about three hours what could be better it stays on tablecome to my blog

  3. Alissa Alissa says:

    I was very taken with the idea of a fantasy book written by a Finnish author and steeped into Nordic folklore This story is different from my usual reads epiclow fantasy and the worldbuilding is particular consisting in several explanations poems or details about trolls and other topics related to the story or the characters reactions to the events all looking like book extracts As a literary device to provide background and to further blend the elements of the novel alongside my interest in them it succeededThe first person POVs were also nice and the plot with its absurd situations the unmoored characters found themselves in uickly felt kind of okay To a degree at least because in a nutshell what happens is guy finds troll he keeps it as a pet and becomes obsessed The protagonist’s and the other characters’ lives change dramatically one way or another because of the presence of this creature out of mythIt’s hard to identify in any of the characters thankfully they all sport peculiar obsessions which factor into the story and the only one who got my sympathy is the guinea pig; I had the impression that I was not supposed to care for any of them either as the conseuence of a deliberate choice from the author's part stressed by the compulsive changes of viewpoints and the total lack of character development The rhythm is slow and the chapters are usually very short switching back and forth many times during a conversation between the interlocutorsThe book gets pretty disturbing halfway through but a kind of explanation arrives later It’s a very peculiar work which deals with a lot of controversial issues racism homosexuality objectification bride buying promiscuity fixations a mix of pedophilia and bestiality brutality thrown around like peanuts and often with no purpose that I could discern I don't judge the depiction but I can’t shake off this feeling of pointlessness The world is ugly and unfair and selfish human nature sucks urban policies will kill us all and people are either slaves of themselves or of someone else; bottom lineI am not sure I liked this book because of all the creepy themes the flat characters the vague plot the so and so ending and the narrative flaws but despite all of this I've read it in a single sitting and that always counts for something Our city’s uniue but with a slightly different nuance for each of us In a little town like this we don’t have our own streets shops or galleries but we do have our individual hidden topography our own street corners

  4. Kelley Kelley says:

    Let me just preface this by saying that this is one of the best novels I've ever read Prepare for some gushing I also want to note that I'm an American reader so a little bit of my fondness might stem from the novelty of being able to read an award winning Finnish novel that was so wonderfully translated For me the book gave the same slightly distanced feel that foreign movies have and I love that This is partially because America really lacks the uantity and uality of folklore that is present in Finland and necessary for writing a book like Troll Within a few pages I was hooked because the main character was so sexually charged yet completely androgynous Actually I didn't figure out the main character's gender until a good way into the novel I think this kept me from drawing my own conclusions and relying on stereotypes so I had to listen to what Sinisalo had to say about Angel In this book's world trolls are not merely legends or folklore; they are real and were officially recognized as an animal species in 1907 The book's narration switches from character to character but it also interrupts itself for brief news articles and folklore readings concerning trolls These are expertly mixed into the story by the pretense that they are being discovered and read by the main character on his hunt for information Which brings me to the actual plot of the novel Angel a fashion photographer and passionate but unfulfilled person finds a troll on the way home one night Being that trolls are extremely rare and also that this particular one is a cub and has been beaten to a pulp by local youths Angel decides to adopt the creature So begins a tale of his infatuation with the troll and how this relationship affects his career and personal relationships It appears that he might actually be able to keep the troll a secret but there is always the unease left to the reader by the constant switching of narration voice that the troll will be discovered I honestly thought the troll would die the entire time but I won't say what did finally happen because I don't want to spoil the ending I will say that Troll is a melancholy book that somehow manages to be a commentary on society without actually trying The writing is fantastic the characters and plot are believable and it's an easy read

  5. DMS DMS says:

    I have so many thoughts to capture in a review of this book So many ways to try to justify not giving it that 4th star or possibly talk myself into upping the rating to be 4 stars But I'm also feeling very FUCK YOU GOODREADS at the moment and not inclined to generate content Especially for a book that I purchased through FUCK YOU I'll leave elouence to those of you who can actually write

  6. Trin Trin says:

    A Finnish book which is not something I ordinarily get to say This novel was flawed but overall I really loved it It takes place in an alternate universe where trolls were discovered to be a real living species in the early part of the 20th century Mikael a photographer finds a troll cub who’s somehow stumbled into the city and takes him in Their relationship isnot something I can easily describe but it’s than a little disturbing oddly alluring and completely captivating The narrative—especially the dénouement—is a little rushed but it was successful in that it left me wanting but not frustrated with the conclusion Even the rapidly shifting POV not something I usually enjoy worked for me here According to her bio Sinisalo has written many other books but unfortunately this seems to be the only one besides a short story anthology to which she contributed that’s been translated into English How frustrating because I’d really like to read of her work Still I’m glad I got to read this and if you can find it—I had to track it down through intramural library loans—I heartily recommend it It’s unusual and seductive and creepy One of my favorite combinations

  7. Mary Robinette Kowal Mary Robinette Kowal says:

    This is one of those books that is hard to describe and oh so worthwhile It's a contemporary urban fantasy and trolls are real creatures They are considered animals and Angel the main character finds an abandoned baby troll in the alley This is presented as like finding a wildcat cub Adopt at own riskThen he spends the rest of the book researching how to take care of it So it's sort of like reading a short story with a whole bunch of reference documents tucked between scenes but that comes nowhere near describing the emotional impact of the whole Especially the last chapter Recommended

  8. Sarah Sarah says:

    I enjoyed the twist on the end in this and unfortunately this made me feel better about this book overall But the I think about it the I remember my apathy through most of the book It's an odd bookActually here's a uestion for my international friends I can't figure out if this is a regional or translation issue When you're a kid and you get in a fight with a sibling do you say You began it or You started it and I couldn't help but wonder about why Angel was so incredibly sexy to every single guy he met This led to a few funny situations but I would rather have learned about his interactions with the troll So it's a meh overall Even the end which I liked one aspect of very much had another element about it that didn't make sense

  9. _inbetween_ _inbetween_ says:

    For once a synopsis because I had never seen one that actually said what Troll was abouthappened in it Angel Mikael gay photographer takes in an abandonned Troll puppy which is described like a cat believe me I know down to the litter though Sinisalo lists good fake snippets how it is a recently discovered species of ape cat cp the Okapi Sinisalo uses real sources as well most notably Pelli Illusia Angel with his head of blond curls so much like Illusia a fairy even calls his troll Pelli and since Troll isn't sensational and often slow the fake info seems persuasively realAt the start of the book Angel loves Martes a straight gay who secretly enjoys having Angel lust after him while Angel's ex Spiderman a vet still loves Angel as does Ecke the guy that I liked in this book short messy broad ass glasses and Palomita a tiny young girl from the Philippines mail order bride sex slave Her fate just hit me so deep that for most of the book I could not concentrate on the much tinier than expected erotic Troll love but I dislike her for her final act which made it clear to me that the theme of the novel is less A Lovestory or how the wilderness encroaches and how people like Palomita's husband and the vile Martes really are trolls no for me it was about people using each otherI'm actually pretty sure that wasn't intentional but Angel uses Ecke and Spiderman even if that gives those two greatest pleasure and exactly what they want sex with Angel sorry hardly anything described so they in turn are using Angel Advertising guy Martes uses Angel despicably Palomita is obviously used the Troll is used though he of course triumphs in the end

  10. Amy Amy says:

    Couldn't even finish it Disturbing not in the way the author intends I'm uncomfortable with the underlying subtext of the book with the child like troll and its caretaker parent and where the author takes that relationship

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