104 pages / Novel / 2017Karkkari

She tried candy for the first time in elementary school. In junior high she dated a candy dealer. In high school she bottled lemonade for illegal street sale. On the outside she was just like everybody else, but behind the facade she lived a double life. She had become a candie.

Candie is an anonymous woman’s memoir that tells openly and touchingly about the tragic lives of pleasure seekers.

Available in print and ebook. Only in Finnish.


  • ★★★★ – Jari Tamminen, Voima-magazine
  • FEELING: SWEET – Harri Linnera, Nousu
  • If you want well-written literary snack or remind someone of drinking too much coffee, this book might be just what you’re looking for. – Essi Mäkelä

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