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Language  Finnish
Pages  391 pp
Originally published  2004
Genre  Historical Fiction
Country  Finland
Publication date  2004
ISBN  951-31-3088-6
Author  Kaari Utrio
Publisher  Tammi
OCLC  58351456
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Subject  Helsinki in the 19th century, love
Media type  Print (Hardback, pocket book)
Similar  Viipurin kaunotar, Tuulihaukka, Yksisarvinen, Vaskilintu, Aatelisneito - porvaristyttö

Saippuaprinsessa (Finnish: The Soap Princess) is a historical novel by Finnish author Kaari Utrio focusing on the frivolities of the high society in Helsinki, the capital of Grand Duchy of Finland in the 1840s.

Characters

  • Ulrika Rutenfelt, a rich heiress
  • Mauritz Ekestolpe, a baron
  • Detlev Henning, a millionaire from Livonia
  • Eva Madgalena Ekestolpe, a dowager baroness, Mauritz's mother
  • Viktoria von Sperling, a beauty, Mauritz's fiancée
  • Herman von Sperling, Viktoria's brother
  • Amanda Ekestolpe, Mauritz's sister
  • Fredrik Ekestolpe, Mauritz's brother
  • Kristian Bruun, Fredrik's tutor
  • Axel Rutenfelt, His Excellency
  • Olivia Rutenfelt, Her Ladyship
  • Lemarchand, Her Ladyship's ladies' maid
  • Natalie Fedorovna Bogatyrski-Gee, a Russian princess
  • Sergei Zagoretski, an officer, Herman's friend
  • Mr Grubbe, the solicitor of the Rutenfelts
  • Frans Hukani, a friend of the Ekestolpe family
  • Rosa Hukani, a divine cook
  • Oskar Bong, the land agent of Ekestolpe family estate
  • Katri Bong, a healer
  • Anders Hipping, a rector
  • Mr Lindgren, a cantor
  • Strömmer, the driver of the Ekestolpe family
  • Dahlgren, the butler of the Ekestolpe family
  • Mrs Dahlgren, the housekeeper of the Ekestolpe family
  • Tebell, the butler of the Rutenfelts
  • Maja, a housemaid in the Rutenfelt Manor
  • Old Mother Böök, Ulrika's chaperon
  • Hjelt, the driver of the Rutenfelts
  • Pelander, the driver of the von Sperlings
  • General Governor Thesleff, the regent of the Grand Duchy of Finland
  • Parfeni Maximovits Martynov, a Russian merchant
  • Mrs Jägerskiöld, a Court Counsellor's wife
  • Mrs von Löwen, a College Counsellor's wife
  • Mrs Hampus, a Trade Counsellor's wife
  • Lady Mellin, a baroness
  • Mrs Hagemeister, a State Counsellor's wife
  • References

    Saippuaprinsessa Wikipedia


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