House of Orphans

House of Orphans

eBook - 2007
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Thomas Esklund is a widowed country doctor. His life in the quiet provinces is settled and sedate, broken up only by his duties to his patients and calls from his attentive and firmly nosey friend Lotta. He appoints Eeva from the House of Orphans as a housekeeper. Her assured, unpredictable and enigmatic presence gradually throws Thomas? household into turmoil. Lotta, concerned or jealous, worries that Thomas is falling in love with Eeva and plots to remove the orphan from her new home.
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2007.
ISBN: 9780141924373
Characteristics: p. ; cm.


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Feb 07, 2014

You might also like the "Under the North Star' trilogy by Vaino Linna which deals with the underlying causes of the Finnish Civil War of 1918, the Civil War and the aftermath.

May 04, 2012

This book is set in Finland in 1902-1904 at the time when Finland is trying to be more independent. The main character is the daughter of a revolutionary. It is a good read and solid story.

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