Mati Unt

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Birthday
1, 1944
Birthplace
Estonia
Death Date
Aug 22, 2005 (61)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
1, 1944
Birthplace
Estonia
Death Date
Aug 22, 2005 (61)

About

An Estonian author and stage director, he is best known for his early novel Huvasti, kollane kass (Goodbye, Yellow Cat), which established his literary reputation in his home country. His other works include The Black Motorcyclist and Autumn Ball.

Before Fame

He wrote his first novel, Goodbye, Yellow Cat, when he was just eighteen years old. He went on to study journalism and literature at Tartu University.

Trivia

His 1979 novel Autumn Ball brought him international fame.

Family Life

He was raised in Voore Parish, Estonia and was one of three children.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of American writer Joseph Heller.