Tags archives: estonian-novel

The Sun Script by Rein Raud

Siim Lill
ELM 1/2022
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Rein Raud is an author, philosopher, and Asian Studies scholar whose works never go unnoticed. Raud’s numerous novels serve as a li...

Lucid Dreams by Eva Koff

Silvia Urgas
ELM 1/ 2022
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Eva Koff’s second novel Lucid Dreams is true to its title, exploring a state of lucid dreaming that is so powerful it cannot be separat...

Kai Aareleid
Pacific Ocean

By Kärt Hellerma
ELM 1/2022
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It’s easy to summarize Kai Aareleid’s novel Pacific Ocean in just a few words: Stella, the protagonist, is cheated on by her hu...

The Drawing Room by Juta Kivimäe

Taavi Kangur
ELM 1/ 2022
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Juta Kivimäe’s debut novel The Drawing Room shared first place in the 2021 novel-writing competition organized by the Estonian Writ...

Love in a Hopless Place

By Andrei Hvostov
ELM 1/2022
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Loone Ots, Love Loone Ots’s debut novel won first place in the Estonian Writers’ Union’s 2021 Fiction Contest. Reviewing Loone Ot...

Love by Loone Ots

Translated by Adam Cullen
ELM 1/2022
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5:07 a.m.SALME The snow has compacted into dense drifts. I have to lift my short legs high with every step and bring them down with full...

Andrei Ivanov: Real Writing Is Disturbing

By Ilona Martson
ELM 1/2022
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Russian-Estonian writer Andrei Ivanov lives with his wife and son in a Soviet-era apartment block on the outskirts of Estonia’s capital. He...

Eia Uus
What It Feels Like for a Girl

By Taavi Hallimäe
ELM 1/2020
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Postimees Kirjastus 2019, 272 ppISBN 9789949669653 Eia Uus’s new novel, What It Feels Like for a Girl, could be catalogued in the “leisu...

Paavo Matsin
The Congo Tango

By Siim Lill
ELM 1/2020
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Lepp ja Nagel 2019, 232 ppISBN 9789789949014 Paavo Matsin’s new novel is a treat for the author’s long-time fans. The story is fast-pace...

Piret Raud
The Garden of Devil’s Milks

By Elisa-Johanna Liiv
ELM 1/2020
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Tänapäev 2019, 208 ppISBN 9789949856206 According to the text on the back cover of Piret Raud’s novel The Garden of Devil’s Milks, this ...

Jaan Kross –
An Estonian ambassador

By Cornelius Hasselblatt
ELM 1/2020
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When Estonia gained independence in 1918, one of the first tasks of the new state was to tell the rest of the world that it exists. Diploma...

Eeva Park
My Majestic Giraffes

By Piret Viires
ELM 2/2019
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From the “Writers with Writers” seriesTallinn; Hea Lugu, 2018. 158 pp. ISBN   9789949634538 In 2018, the Hea Lugu publishing house launc...

Rein Raud
Last One Turns Out the Light

By Peeter Helme
ELM 1/2019
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Salv, 2018. 192 pp.ISBN 9789949887408 Rein Raud is an author riveted by society. In addition to writing prose, poetry, and drama, he is ...