Reading | Lesung
At the Frankfurt Book Fair, Finnland-Pavillon / Cool. Stage.
The author presents his family saga "Ein flüchtiges Leuchten" that spans five decades and three generations. The narrator Esa tries to explain the dynamics of his family to his daughter and also to himself. With sensitive narration of individuals and metamorphoses, Itkonen creates identification points for the reader as well as the portrait of an era.