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“The Brothers” by Asko Sahlberg

The Brothers, by Finnish writer Asko Sahlberg,┬áis the first in Peirene Press’s series of the “Small Epic”. The publisher also draws comparisons with Shakespeare and William Faulkner. No pressure, then. Surprisingly the book did not disappoint. It’s only 122 pages but does pack in a lot of story, including among other things warring brothers, family betrayal, sexual tension, death, illness,… Read More