Finland is celebrating its 100-year anniversary of becoming an independent nation. It was a long, difficult struggle to achieve freedom, but it finally came in 1917. During the years that followed, the new country faced problems, threats and downfalls. It also observed times of development, progress and prosperity. And now, Finland has been acclaimed by researchers and journalists as an excellent place to live, work, do business and raise a family.
We hope the 6th edition of The Lighter Side of Finland will bring you laughter, entertainment and enlightenment.
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In this book, you will get a fresh and novel look at Finland with themes such as friendship, loneliness, romance, relationships, happiness, sadness, enthusiasm, depression, love, anger, satisfaction, and discontent. There are also generous doses of comedy, irony, drama, satire, empathy, and introspection.
Analysis Of The Finnish Tango is a collection of flash fiction works and poems dealing with Finland, its society and its culture. These texts are not meant to be an accurate representation of the Finnish population. They are simply the author's personal glimpses of people's behavior, conversations around a dinner table, discussions in the sauna, chats in pubs, communications at the workplace and personal associations with Finns at large.
Nevertheless, these works are fiction and not depictions of actual persons. At least that's what the author is supposed to say, isn't he?