Kresnik shortlist award nominee 2017
The Lake is a crime novel which has shifted the boundaries of popular fiction within the Slovene literary scene, managed to intrigue a wide reading audience and unify literary critics in the verdict that this is a well thought out and extremely skilfully written story. Further proof of this are the three reprints of the book within a short time after it was first published in November 2016.
Rights sold: UK, Italy, Czech Republic, Ukraine, North Macedonia, Egypt, Croatia
Year of publication: 2016
No. of pages: 524
About the Book
The novel is set in recognizable Slovenian surroundings, the tourist surroundings of Lake Bohinj and the daily routine of the capital, Ljubljana. The protagonist is a model family man and detective with quite a reputation in his field. He is also a former mountaineer, a sworn recreational sportsman who is sometimes secretive, sometime impulsive, but always thoughtful and amusing.
TV series were made based on this book which were filmed by Slovenia’s national public broadcasting organisation Radio Television Slovenia (RTV Slovenia).