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Name: Johannes Linnankoski  
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Date of Birth: 18th October 1869
Place of Birth: Askola, Finland
Profession: Writer
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Johannes Linnankoski (originally Vihtori Peltonen October 18, 1869 – August 10, 1913) was a Finnish author. His most famous work is the sensual Laulu tulipunaisesta kukasta. His primary themes were exploring guilt, punishment and redemption as moral questions.

His books have been made into numerous major feature films with the most famous (or notorious) being Hilja maitotyttö (dir. Teuvo Tulio) and Laulu tulipunaisesta kukasta (dir. Mikko Niskanen)


  • Laulu tulipunaisesta kukasta
  • Pakolaiset
  • Kootut teokset

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