"The ability to use all the tricks of crime fiction and all the tools of poetry makes Tuomainen's work unique, and that combination makes the reader fall in love with his style."

Sofi Oksanen, author of Purge

"Here is an international crime sensation, a wordsmith who delivers macabre details and close observations in a clear cut and poetic voice."

Dagsavisen (Norway)

Antti Tuomainen

"Now Tuomainen rises to the top /.../ Thanks to authors like Tuomainen, crime novels will not be designated only to the fans of the genre anymore… Tuomainen shines more than ever."

Helsingin Sanomat (Finland)

"Tuomainen writes beautifully."

Publishers Weekly (US)

"Antti Tuomainen is a wonderful writer. His characters, plots and atmosphere are masterfully drawn."

Yrsa Sigurdardottir

Antti Tuomainen

"Tuomainen's sparse and precise style and rapid dialogue place him in the best noir tradition."

The Clue Award motivation for ’Best Finnish Crime Novel 2011’

"The King of Helsinki Noir."

Aamulehti (Finland)

"Clever, atmospheric and wonderfully imaginative."

Sunday Mirror (UK)

Antti Tuomainen

"A courageous subject that Antti Tuomainen truly masters with his exquisite, precise sentences."

Kurier (Austria)

"Readers attracted either to dystopian fiction or to Scandinavian crime will find gold here: Tuomainen's spare, nostalgic style emphasizes the definitive nature of climate catastrophe"

Booklist *Starred Review* (US)

The Mine

New Book: The Mine

Janne Vuori, an investigative journalist for the Helsinki Daily, receives an anonymous tip about illegal activity at a nickel mine in the small town of Suomalahti in northern Finland. According to his source, the mining company is causing an environmental disaster. Janne and a photographer drive to the mine to investigate, but are briskly kept off the grounds by the head of mine security at Finn Mining Ltd. Determined to find out the truth, Janne begins to investigate the company in order to shed some light on its shady business. When executives of the company start dying one after the other in mysterious accidents, he realizes that he’s become embroiled in a dangerous game that might just cost him his life.

The Mine is a story of greed and secrets, murder and redemption. Told in a beautiful language with shifting points of views and flashbacks, The Mine is a suspenseful crime novel filled with vivid characters and a breathtaking plot. But above all, it is the story of two men – a father and a son – and of the destiny of a family torn apart, only to ultimately reunite. Read more

Other books:

Dark As My HeartThe HealerMy Brother's Keeper, FinlandA Killer, I Wish


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