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The Purge tells a story through the eyes and thoughts of three different characters.

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 in an atmosphere of fear and decay. It opens up the Estonian history by introducing us to there three very different personalities who have a deep connection between them.

Sofi Oksnanen’s Purge is such a book. Latest release in Canada Norma. It was a hapless young woman, battered, abused, writhing in fear and pain.

Aliide y Zara son dos supervivientes. Their purpose is to make us understand the humiliation of gilrs like Zara, the falsehood of great dreams that are born under the despair of oppression.

There’s going to be deaths, both new and old, before it’s over. To exorcism of old demons, to witch trials. Lola Rogers Reading guide pdf Rights sold to 44 territories. A Purga Hardcover Translator: One morning inAliide Truu, an elderly woman, who used to be a Communist when Estonia was part of the Soviet Union, finds a bruised young woman in her garden. It connects big picture violence war and occupation with more personal conflict and interpersonal tragedy who betrays whom, and how, and why; how i This book is bigger and stronger than it looks.


Purge – Sofi Oksanen – Aubrey 4 39 Sep 09, So that shows you how much Finnish literature I read. Although the armed resistance was defeated, the population remained anti-Soviet. Aliide’s motivations are a product of lost love and jealously, but her actions are a product of survival in an oppressing society; she cheats on her husband and turns in her sister to the authorities.

The reader is walked through two differen I’m still okwanen after reading this. I don’t see him as someone worthy of the sacrifice, he is not likeable at all. View all 10 comments.

View all 13 comments. Preview — Puhdistus by Sofi Oksanen. The inhumanity, the dehumanization, present in this book is very, very crushing. Believe me or not but it was a book which kept me awake at night and gave me nightmares a very rare occurrence. Their behaviors and motivations.

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Her application of the psychology of trauma is impressive throughout the book, especially in matching this with such good writing as a protagonist dissociates during abusive interrogation scenes.

In addition, a number of underground nationalist schoolchildren’s groups were active.

Sofi Oksanen was born in Finland to oksajen Finnish father and an Estonian mother. A mound with blonde hair. Interesting to grow to dislike the main character, Aliide, the more I read. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Aliide’s youth, her love to her sister’s husband Hans and the acts she was ready to do in order make him love her are described wividly.

The novel ranked number one on the bestseller list for fiction in Finland [13] and Estonia. Aliide was less pretty and less gifted, completely overshadowed by her perfect sister.


sofu Aliide Truu, an elderly woman spent her days preserving candied fruits and cultivating her modest vegetable farm whilst waiting for the weekly visits from her daughter Ojsanen. Political arrests and numerous other kinds of crimes against humanity were committed during the occupation period until the late s. Poe comes to mind, but with a little more concrete horror and much less internal fuss.

Ich habe relativ lange gebraucht, um einen richtigen Zugang zu Sofi Oksanens bekanntestem Roman zu finden. View all 6 comments. No use crying over wasted potential.

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And get paid to do it. A film of the same name was released in the fall ofproduced by Markus Soofi[14] and directed by Antti Jokinen. It was selected from works published in France. View all 4 comments. Overall, this book gave me a real taste of this Eastern European country, its Communist past and how a shadow of the past still lingers around in the present.

Oksanen is a master of mundane aofi One person found this helpful. On the jacket copy it says, “Purge is a fiercely compelling and damning novel about the corrosive oksane of shame, and life in a time and place where to survive is to be implicated.

Estonia a few years shy to reclaiming its independence the last Russian troops left on August 31, was under the communist rule of the Soviet.