Lithuanian novelist, poet, playwright, and literary critic who’s best known to get a novel entitled The Forest of Gods. The autobiographical function is dependant on his period spent within a Nazi focus camp. He received a Ph.D. in Lithuanian folklore through the College or university of Munich. He and almost fifty various other Lithuanian-born intellectuals had been imprisoned within a Nazi focus camp in the springtime of 1943. He grew up in Birzai, Lithuania, and he afterwards relocated to St. Petersburg, Munich, and lastly, Vilnius. He and Czeslaw Milosz had been both Lithuanian poets.