A photo a day #35

Aleksander Kielland

One of the «Four Great» Norwegian writers was Aleksander Kielland. He was from Stavanger and has now a statue of himself in the very center of the town.

The «Four Great» writers Henrik Ibsen, Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, Aleksander Kielland and Jonas Lie made a substantial contribution to Norwegian literary history towards the end of 19th century and are still widely read.