“After finishing Kjell Westö’s debut novel, I wonder: could it be that he has gone and done what Runar Schildt and so many Finland-Swedish writers have never done – namely, written the Great Finland-Swedish Novel?
“Drakarna över Helsingfors is a family saga, a portrait of Helsinki and an account of our recent history. It is many things at once, yet it holds together. I was gripped from start to finish.”
—Tuva Korsström, Hufvudstadsbladet newspaper (Finland)