Jari Tervo

Jari Tervo

Infobox Writer

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birthplace = Rovaniemi, Finland
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occupation = Novelist
genre = Prose, Poetry
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Jari Tervo (born February 2, 1959) is a well-known Finnish author of prose. He is a major name in current Finnish literature.

He writes traditional plot-driven prose, sometimes more humoristic ("Poliisin poika"), sometimes more like a detective story ("Myyrä"). Often he includes autobiographical elements. For example, "Kallellaan" is a diary, and "Minun sukuni tarina" has a protagonist which is, in all but "de jure", the author himself.Despite the good reputation he has gained in Finland his novels have not yet been translated into English.

As another of the team captains he is also a familiar face from Finnish TV's version of Have I Got News For You, Uutisvuoto.



* "The Court of the North" ("Pohjan hovi", 1992)
* "Policeman's Son" ("Poliisin poika", 1993)
* "Numbered Among Your Saints" ("Pyhiesi yhteyteen", 1995)
* "Windswept Expanse" ("Tuulikaappimaa", 1997)
* "My Family Chronicle" ("Minun sukuni päiväkirja", 1999)
* "Kallellaan" (2000)
* "Suomemme heimo" (2001)
* "Rautapää" (2002)
* "The Mole" ("Myyrä", 2004)
* "Ohrana" (2006)


* [http://www.wsoy.fi/index.jsp?docId=0&c=author&id=372 Introduction]

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