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Dolina rož

Valley of Flowers

Two bullet-ridden bodies in a bedroom, a third in the living room. Were the young wife and her lover shot by the cheated older husband who then also took his own life, or…?

Taras Birsa, the most popular criminal investigator in Slovenia, is left without a job. As a private detective he takes the odd assignment but feels a distinct lack of interesting cases coming his way. Until a fateful client walks into his office.

Year of publication: 2019
Dimensions: 13 x 20 cm
No. of pages: 492

About the Book

The successful third crime novel in the popular series by Tadej Golob, with its familiar characters that develop from one book to the next, climbed to the top of the bestseller list in the first week after publication and has since also been reprinted. Tadej Golob is not only a master of the genre but also an excellent stylist who has received numerous literary awards, including the prestigious Kresnik Award for best novel of the year.

TV series were made based on this book which were filmed by Slovenia’s national public broadcasting organisation Radio Television Slovenia (RTV Slovenia).

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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