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‘The Moonday Letters’ by Finnish sci-fi writer Emmi Itaranta focuses on ‘big themes’

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For today’s blog post, I will focus on three sci-fi writers, one in California (Kim Stanley Robinson) one in London (Emmi Itaranta) and one of Stillwater, Okalahoma, a 12-year-old Indian-American debut novelist named Abhi Sukhdial.

Let’s begin with Emmi Itaranta’s new sci-fi novel (in Finnish only so far, with an English translation in the works for a later release, according to the author.) As many readers here will know, Itäranta is one of the most internationally-successful Finnish authors today, and her first novel “Memory of Water” was published in 23 countries with a movie based on the novel for for release in 2021.

“The Moonday Letters” focuses on big themes and is dedicated to all those who have lost their homes. Itäranta worked the novel for three and a half years while the world went through increasing periods of........

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