The Unknown Soldier by Väinö Linna [FIRST HARDCOVER EDITION] 4th Printing ❧ 1991
The Unknown Soldier by Väinö Linna
FIRST ENGLISH HARDCOVER EDITION / 4TH PRINTING  Werner SöderströmBeautiful copy; decorative boards housed in a clear fitted mylar dust wrapped. Reads as new w/ tanning to pages.
The Unknown Soldier is a story about the Continuation War between Finland and Soviet Union, told from the viewpoint of ordinary Finnish soldiers. Gritty and realistic, it was partly intended to shatter the myth of the noble, obedient Finnish soldier, and in that it succeeded admirably.