Anja Portin

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Anja Portin: Radio Popov

The novel begins when a 9-year-old Alfred the Forgotten, virtually abandoned by his father, meets Amanda, a paperwoman and one of the Sharp Ears. After finding an old radio transmitter designed by a Russian physicist, A. S. Popov, Alfred starts making a secret, nightly radio broadcast for all the other forgotten children in the city.

Winner of the Finlandia Junior Prize 2020!

Original title: Radio Popov. Kustantamo S&S 2020, 250 pp.
Foreign rights: Helsinki Literary Agency,