Quotes by Väinö Linna

About Väinö Linna:

Väinö Linna was a Finnish author. He gained literary fame with his third novel, Tuntematon sotilas (The Unknown Soldier, published in 1954), and consolidated his position with the trilogy Täällä Pohjantähden alla (Under the North Star, published in 1959–1963 and translated into English by Richard Impola).

Author Bio

  • NameVäinö Linna
  • Descriptionauthor
  • AliasesVaino Linna
  • BornDecember 20, 1920
  • DiedApril 21, 1992
  • CountryFinland
  • ProfessionWriter
  • WorksThe Unknown Soldier; Under The North Star
  • AwardsKalevi Jäntti Award; Nordic Council's Literature Prize