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    • The Core of the Sun

    • By: Johanna Sinisalo, Lola Rogers - translator
    • Narrated by: Coleen Marlo
    • Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 26

    From the author of the Finlandia Award-winning novel Troll: A Love Story, The Core of the Sun further cements Johanna Sinisalo's reputation as a master of literary speculative fiction and of her country's unique take on it, dubbed "Finnish weird". Set in an alternative historical present, in a "eusistocracy" - an extreme welfare state - that holds public health and social stability above all else, it follows a young woman whose growing addiction to illegal chili peppers leads her on an adventure.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very Strange, but Great To Listen To!

    • By Alyssa on 06-21-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Troll

    • A Love Story
    • By: Johanna Sinisalo
    • Narrated by: J. Paul Guimont
    • Length: 5 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Everyone has their rough nights, but things have clearly taken a turn for the surreal when Angel, a young photographer, finds a group of drunken teenagers in the courtyard of his apartment building, taunting a young troll. Trolls are known in Scandinavian mythology as wild beasts, like the werewolf, but this troll is just a small, wounded creature. Angel decides to offer it a safe haven for the night.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Harlequin for gay dudes

    • By Noel Richardson on 08-15-16

    Regular price: $19.95