Veijo Väinö Valvo Meri (31 December 1928 – 21 June 2015) was a Finnish writer. His work was mainly about World War II and the Cold War. The work is anti-war and has dark humor. He was born in Viipuri, Finland. He wrote novels, short stories, poetry, and essays. He was known for his works; Manila rope: A novel, Private Jokinen’s marriage leave and Beneath the Polar Star: Glimpses of Finnish History. He won the Nordic Council's Literature Prize in 1973.
|Born||31 December 1928|
|Died||21 June 2015 (aged 86)|
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