Elina Kritzokat


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Academic degree

M.A. German language and literature, Universität Oldenburg, 1997 (Selfconstruction through language)

Additional subject-specific studies

Art history.

Finnish I learned from my Finnish mom and by attending language classes in Finnland - and by simply spending a lot of time in Finnland.


Interests and specialisation

Fiction, Prose, Poetry, Drama, Literature for children and young people, Comics, Crime/detective, Fantasy & science fiction, Non-fiction, Art, Art history, Language, Literature, Music, Photography and movies, Psychology, Theatre and dance

List of translations

This is just an example: Lempi, das heißt Liebe. Hanser, 2018. Original title: Lempi by Minna Rytisalo. Genre: Prose. I TRANSLATED MORE THAN 60 BOOKS SO FAR FROM MANY GENRES.

Now translating

Terhi Kokkonen, Rajamaa

I will be pleased to write reader’s reports.

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Updated: 17.4.2022