Peteris Puritis

is a Latvian author, journalist and creative director at Leo Burnett, Riga. His novel Koknesis was published in 2006.



Asked to compare the Hungarian city of Pécs to his own birthplace, author Peteris Puritis is at a loss: he was only there once. Instead, he gives an unofficial guided tour of the many Soviet-era monuments in the Latvian town of his childhood, recalling some of the cheeky uses he and his friends found for them…

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