Forest Cemetery – Vilis Lācis

The monument of the most succesful Latvian writer Vilis Lācis in the Forest Cemetery. In 1933, he published his hugely successful novel Zvejnieka dēls (‘Fisherman’s Son’), making him one of the most popular and commercially successful Latvian writers of the 1930s. His novels have been characterized as popular fiction, not always liked by high-brow critics, but widely read by ordinary people.    

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