Mees, kes teadis ussisõnu
|Published||2007 (Eesti Keele Sihtasutus)|
|Media type||Print, Audio|
Mees, kes teadis ussisõnu (The Man Who Spoke Snakish) is a novel by Estonian author Andrus Kivirähk. It was first published in 2007. In 2008 an audiobook was published, read by the Estonian actor Tiit Sukk. It has been translated into English (2015), as well as Czech (2011), Latvian (2011), French (as L'Homme qui savait la langue des serpents, 2013), Russian (2014), Danish (2015), Dutch (2015) and Hungarian (2015). In 2009 a board game with the same name was released by the game developer Revaler in cooperation with the newspaper Eesti Päevaleht. It is set in an imaginary Estonia during the Middle Ages.
It was awarded a Grand Prix de l'Imaginaire for the best foreign-language novel in 2014.
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