Elina Hirvonen's Writings
I have now made several attempts at describing When I Forgot, the debut novel by young Finnish author Elina Hirvonen, but each attempted paragraph has been disappointing, dull, and confusing. The novel itself is not disappointing, dull, and confusing, but it is greater than the sum of its parts. Anna, the narrator, spends the ‘present-day’ span of the novel...
Elina Hirvonen is a celebrity in Finland, where she has previously been a TV presenter and chat show host. She has just finished her first documentary, which focuses on African migration to Europe. She is a passionate traveler and has journeyed independently...