Filter by

Any questions?

contact@bs2bo.com

This week hand-picked selection

Browse by Theme

+ More themes

How it
works?

  • Stay connected all year to the literary world
     
  • Receive every week our selection of adaptable titles that will be published
     
  • Ask complete reading reports and manuscripts
     
  • Be introduced by BS2BO to audiovisual rights holder
     
  • Find your next story in the database of more than 8,000 titles
     

See Membership & Pricing

Available languages:

RAGE (working title)

Eeva Rohas

  • Original Title: RAIVO
  • Publication date: December 2018
  • Publisher: Otava
  • Country: FI
  • 270 print pages
  • Drama

Information

  • Epoch: Contemporary
  • Time Period: 21st century
  • Location setting: Finland
  • Themes: FAMILY, Dysfunctional family, Separation, Maternity, Paternity, Filiation, PEOPLE facing life, Dependence, Resilience, Facing failure, SOCIAL CHRONICLES, Friendship, LOVE / HATE, Destruction, Sex, CHARACTERS, Child

Pitch

Tuuli is a struggling translator and a mother of Luna, a four-year-old girl. When Tuuli leaves her heavily drinking husband Ilja, the lives of three people change for good. Three narrators paint a picture of one broken family, and one fragile lizard who seems to keep everything together.

Comments

Nominated for the European Union Literary Prize 2019

Translation rights sold: Bulgaria

Eeva Rohas is a Finnish writer. She has an academic background in literary and cultural studies. Her first novel SYVÄ PÄÄ (Deep end) came out in 2012, and the collection of short stories KELTAISET TYYPIT (Yellow people) in 2010.

Summary

A story of divorce, alcoholism, and attempts to recover. Faith, hope, love... and rage.

Tuuli is a struggling translator and a mother of Luna, a four-year-old girl. When Tuuli leaves her heavily drinking husband Ilja, the lives of three people change for good.

RAGE is a novel about motherhood, commitment, relationships, and how people and literature are both just as tricky to translate. Three narrators paint a picture of one broken family, and one fragile lizard who seems to keep everything together.

Report available

go further

  • Author’s biography

    Eeva Rohas (born 1982) is a Finnish writer, born in Helsinki but currently living in Jyväskylä, a small city in Central Finland. She has an academic background in literary and cultural studies. Her first novel SYVÄ PÄÄ (Deep end) came out in 2012, and the collection of short stories KELTAISET TYYPIT (Yellow people) in 2010. RAIVO (Rage) was chosen as a nominee for the European Union Literary Prize in 2019.