April 2023 Group Read: The Year of the Hare

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April 2023 Group Read: The Year of the Hare

Abr 1, 2023, 4:02 pm

Our April group read is The Year of the Hare by Arto Paasilinna. Please join in the read and add any comments to this thread.

Abr 2, 2023, 9:06 am

Just have to finish my current non-list reading (The Love Department -- totally lovely) and then I'm on to this!

Abr 5, 2023, 7:49 pm

This was a quick and very enjoyable read. I literally laughed out loud quite often. This man and his hare have many zany adventures and the whole thing feels thoroughly Scandinavian. Something about mankind, nature, and alcohol? Anyway, a nice change from some of the usual gloomy 1001 books.

Abr 17, 2023, 6:23 pm

Picking this one up soon as I am reading it for a Eurovision challenge as well.

Abr 29, 2023, 11:04 pm

Finished reading, counted for this group read and as my Finland read for Eurovisionathon.
It was bizarrely entertaining and quirky, with naked helicopter pilots and a night of drinking moonshine in a river as a forest fire burns around you (all of which are taken as totally matter of fact events by our main character). And of course the hare, a lovely character in his own right.

Editado: Maio 3, 2023, 6:19 am

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