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Loponen, Seppo

Overview
Works: 136 works in 239 publications in 2 languages and 265 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Historical fiction  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  Biography  Political fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Bildungsromans  Didactic fiction 
Roles: Other, Translator
Classifications: PR9369.3.C58, 823
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Seppo Loponen
Boyhood : scenes from provincial life by J. M Coetzee( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in Finnish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coetzee shares his boyhood north of Cape Town, South Africa, including his relationship with his parents, his first encounters with literature, his awakening of sexual desire, his growing awareness of apartheid, and his abiding love of the veld
Disgrace by J. M Coetzee( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in Finnish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A white woman is gang-raped by blacks in this novel on post-apartheid South Africa. But she understands such settling of scores is inevitable, given what whites did to blacks, and she keeps the baby. By the author of Waiting for the Barbarians
Tuokio tuulessa by André P Brink( Book )

7 editions published between 1978 and 1998 in Finnish and Swedish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Youth by J. M Coetzee( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Finnish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoping to escape his South African home, dysfunctional family, and what he believes to be an impending revolution, a young man becomes disappointed with his monotonous new life in London and begins a dark pilgrimage
Elizabeth Costello by J. M Coetzee( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Finnish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth Costello is a distinguished and aging Australian novelist whose life is revealed through a series of eight formal addresses. From an award-acceptance speech at a New England liberal arts college to a lecture on evil in Amsterdam and a sexually charged reading by the poet Robert Duncan, the author draws the reader toward its astonishing conclusion. The novel is, on its surface, the story of a woman's life as mother, sister, lover, and writer. Yet it is also a profound and haunting meditation on the nature of storytelling
Bear Island by Alistair MacLean( Book )

5 editions published between 1971 and 1988 in Finnish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novel about a movie crew's journey to a deserted island north of the arctic circle
Totuus ja toiveet by P. D James( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in Finnish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kahdeksan miestä by Richard Wright( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in Finnish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hiljaiseloa Clichyssä by Henry Miller( Book )

4 editions published between 1968 and 1999 in Finnish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

July's people by Nadine Gordimer( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in Finnish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When South Africa is riven by war and the Smales, a white couple, take refuge in the village of their former servant July, their relationships are completely transformed
Jazz by Toni Morrison( Book )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in Finnish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Harlem, 1926, Joe Trace, a door-to-door salemsan in his fifties, kills his teenage lover. At the funeral, his wife Violet slashes the dead girl's face and then desperately searches to find why Joe was unfaithful. The profound love story is immersed in the sights and sounds of Black urban life during the Jazz Age
The honorary consul by Graham Greene( Book )

4 editions published between 1973 and 1984 in Finnish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the story of the politically motivated kidnapping of Charlie Fortnum, a minor British functionary in Argentina
Siinä sivussa by Charles Bukowski( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in Finnish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vendetta by Michael Dibdin( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in Finnish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Venetian police inspector Zen is assigned to find the killer responsible for a massacre at the estate of a millionaire
Michael K:n elämä by J. M Coetzee( Book )

3 editions published in 1984 in Finnish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sport of nature : a novel by Nadine Gordimer( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in Finnish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the story of Hillela, a white South African woman, from her self-absorbed adolescence in Johannesburg to her years as the wife of the black president of one of Africa's most progressive nations
Cabal by Michael Dibdin( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in Finnish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great basilica of St. Peter's has long held a bizarre fascination for those intent upon ending their lives. But this time the man who has jumped to his death could prove most embarrassing to the Vatican, which is why Aurelio Zen must reluctantly leave his lover's bed to investigate Prince Ludovico Ruspanti's apparent suicide. Caught between Italian Government equivocations and Vatican City intrigues, Zen is willing to confirm the suicide verdict despite solid
Dead Lagoon : an Aurelio Zen mystery by Michael Dibdin( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in Finnish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a novel filled with insider details on Venice, Detective Aurelio Zen searches for a missing American millionaire. In the process he has an affair with a politician's wife. By the author of Cabal
Solomonin laulu by Toni Morrison( Book )

3 editions published between 1978 and 1996 in Finnish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rautakausi by J. M Coetzee( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in Finnish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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