Drakarna över Helsingfors

Drakarna över Helsingfors (Kites over Helsingfors)[1] is a Swedish-language novel written by Finnish author Kjell Westö. The book tells about the life and faiths of the Bexar family, a Swedish-speaking Finnish family living in Helsinki (Helsingfors in Swedish), from the 1960s to the 1990s.

Drakarna över Helsingfors
AuthorKjell Westö
CountryFinland
LanguageSwedish
Published1996 (Söderström & Company) (Swedish)
Pages448 (4th edition)
ISBN978-9-515-21627-4
OCLC62534226

In 2001, the novel was made into a film of the same name starring Pirkka-Pekka Petelius.[2]

Other titlesEdit

  • Leijat Helsingin yllä (Finnish translation)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kjell Westö: Kites over Helsingfors". Books from Finland. Retrieved 2016-07-31.
  2. ^ Lindholm, Peter (2001-09-07), Kites Over Helsinki, retrieved 2016-07-31

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