The Maid Silja by F.E. SILLANPAA 1940 Nobel Prize Winning Novel ~ Finnish Author ~ Peasantry ~ Nature


Title: The Maid Silja: the history of the last offshoot of an old family tree

Author: F. E. [Frans Eemil] Sillanpaa. Translated from the Finnish by Alexander Matson

Description: Nobel Prize Edition (reprint of November 1940). Rustic oatmeal-colored cloth stamped in black. Spine and rear cover toned. Interior is clean and unmarked. Dust jacket has light chipping to head of spine and top edge of front panel; rear panel is creased; not price clipped ($2.50); in a clear archival sleeve. 313, [1] pages. 7.4 x 5.2 inches.

1939 Nobel Prize winning novel by Finnish author Frans Sillanpaa (1888-1964), awarded ''for his deep understanding of his country's peasantry and the exquisite art with which he has portrayed their way of life and their relationship with Nature.'' First published in Finland in 1931 with the title Nuorena nukkunut.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Publisher: Macmillan Company
Place: New York
Year: 1940

Keywords: Nuorena nukkunut, Finnish authors, Nobel Prize, fiction, novel, Finnish literature,

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