Finnish climate change novel goes to the UK
Bonnier Publishing UK has acquired the rights to translate Finnish novel Kun aika loppuu by Elina Hirvonen to English.
The translation will be published later in 2017. The rights for the novel’s Swedish and Czech versions have been also been sold.
Kun aika loppuu (literal translation When Time Ends) is a story about parenthood, searching for one’s own place and the effects climate change and lack of clean water have on humanity in the future.
Hirvonen, who’s an author, journalist and documentary film director, has written two novels prior to the award-winning Kun aika loppuu, which was published in Finland in 2015.