Leena Krohn

Leena Krohn
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Leena Krohn being interviewed at a bookstore in Turku, Finland 2009.

Leena Krohn (born February 28, 1947) is a Finnish author. Her large and varied body of work includes novels, short stories, children's books, and essays. In her books she deals with topics that include man's relationship with himself and the world, morality, borders between reality and illusion, and the problem of life, especially through observing different kinds of artificial intelligence.

Krohn has received several prizes, including the Finlandia Prize for literature in 1992. Her short novel Tainaron: Mail From Another City was nominated for a World Fantasy Award and International Horror Guild Award in 2005. Her books have been translated into English, German, Bulgarian, Estonian, French, Hungarian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Norwegian, Polish, Russian and Swedish. Leena Krohn used the Internet in her literary work as early as mid-1990s.

Leena Krohn was born and lives in Helsinki.







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