Wednesday, January 30, 2013

A Finnish Egyptian

Would you like to read a real Finnish classic? One of the most successful books written by a Finnish author is definitely “Sinuhe the Egyptian”. This historical novels tells about a physician who travels the around the Mediterranean Sea giving the reader a pretty good impression of ancient Egypt and its role in the world.

With this novel Mika Waltari became world famous. In the 1950s Hollywood even adapted the story for a movie. Every Finnish child reads the book in school.

It is one of the most important pieces of literature in Finland. And it’s a really interesting book.
Enjoy reading it!

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