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The Wine of Eternity

Short Stories from the Latvian

Author:

Knuts Lesins

The Wine of Eternity
The Wine of Eternity

Knuts Lesins, a native of St. Petersburg, Russia, lived in Riga, Latvia, from an early age until he left the country during World War II. He came to the United States in 1950. Mr. Lesins’ novels and short stories have been published in the Latvian language in Latvia, Germany, and Sweden. He was awarded the first prize of the Latvian Cultural Fund for his volume of short stories Reflections, published in Germany in 1946, and he won a prize of the Latvian-European Cultural Fund in 1956 for the short story Linden Blossom.

The Wine of Eternity

TABLE OF CONTENTS

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

LATVIA AND ITS PEOPLE
THE WINE OF ETERNITY
THE TAILOR AND THE WOLVES
A STRING OF BEADS
IN THE BLIZZARD
SILJONIS' JEWEL
THE FIERY DESCENT OF OLD KORIS
THE SECRET
THE LEAVETAKING
ONE-DAY LAND
THE DOVE
A LOVER'S LETTER
A DELICATE MISSION
CORDA
TOYS
BEK