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Ali boma ye!

A novel for people with a sense of humour.

Dimensions: 13 x 20 cm
Year of publication: 2013
No. of pages: 261

About the Book

Ali boma ye!*
… is the title of the latest novel by Kresnik award winner Tadej Golob. He returns with a story of an amateur boxer facing the last fight of his career and an offer he can’t refuse. A plot on which westerns and Hollywood movies are built, from Raging Bull to Rocky, packaged into contemporary Slovene surroundings.
A novel for people with a sense of humour.
*Ali boma ye! of course refers to Muhammad Ali and … (oh, you’ll find out)

Tadej Golob (foto: Boštjan Pucelj)

Tadej Golob

Tadej Golob (1967) is one of the most unique Slovene authors with thematically very diverse scope of works. He appeared among the writers with a book Z Everesta (From Everest) (2000) where he describes Dave Karničar’s skiing from the highest mountain of the world, a mountain that the writer also ascended, and continues with biographies of Peter Vilfan (2004), Zoran Predin (2009) and Goran Dragic (2015), with novels for youth Zlati zob (Gold tooth) (2011) and Kam je izginila Brina? (Where did Brina disappear?) (2013), and with novels for adults Svinjske nogice (Pig’s feet) (Kresnik award 2010 for best novel) and Ali boma ye! (nomination for Kresnik award 2014). Jezero (Lake) (2016) is his first crime novel.

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