Yale University Press, Paperback, 9780300181722, 576pp.
Publication Date: April 24, 2012
"Marinkovic splices scenes of dream and reality into a kaleidoscopic short history of the world, whose pessimism is tempered by dark humor."—The New Yorker
"One of the most outstanding Croatian novels of the postwar period."—Valentina Zanca, Words Without Borders
"Among the most highly regarded novels of postwar Croatian literature. . . .The style is the point [of the novel], especially as it conveys the psychological intensity, the nihilism, of that place and time."—M. Kasper, CHOICE