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The Slovenian Akiles is a hero who is hit in the heel by a heart arrow in the process of his jump to the system with a granite cube in his hand. The narrative thread is woven just right so that the reader does not get lost in the Ljubljablana labyrinth.

Year of publication: 2022
No. of pages: 356
Dimensions: 13 × 20 cm

A k i l e s is a novel that unfolds in twenty-four hours, from morning to morning, in Ljublabljana, the capital of Zlovenia, where the insurrectionist Event is about to take place.

Mirt Komel (foto: Boštjan Pucelj)

Mirt Komel

Mirt Komel, born in Nova Gorica in 1980, is a writer and philosopher curretly working as a lecturer at the Facult of Social Sciences and Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana. He is the author of many scientific publications, monographies “Poskus nekega dotika” (‘Attempt at a Touch’), “Sokratski dotiki”, “Giljotina duha”, “Twin Peaks in postmodernizem”.
He is also author of many literary works. Both of his novels Pianistov dotik (2015) and Medsočje (2018) were nominated for literary award Kresnik and were among best ten novels published in Slovenia in the year of its publication,

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