Blogs in May 2024

Split 8th May 2024

Nazis, spies, romance, and murder collide in prewar eastern Europe in a mesmerizing historical novel by the award-winning author of Oliva’s Garden. It’s 1936. The seaside-resort village of Split on the Adriatic coast bustles. The tourist spots are booming,...

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The Cheesemaker’s Daughter 29th March 2024

In the throes of an unraveling marriage, New Yorker Marina Maržić returns to her native Croatian island where she helps her father with his struggling cheese factory, Sirana. Forced to confront her divided Croatian-American identity and her past as...

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The Dubrovnik Book Club 7th February 2024

In a tiny bookshop in Dubrovnik’s historic Old Town, a book club begins… Newly arrived on the sun-drenched shores of Croatia, Claire Thomson’s life is about to change forever when she starts working at a local bookshop. With her...

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The Two Lives of Lydia Bird 26th August 2023

Lydia and Freddie. Freddie and Lydia. They’d been together for more than a decade, and Lydia thought their love was indestructible. But she was wrong. On her twenty-eighth birthday, Freddie died in a car accident. So now it’s just...

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Farewell, Cowboy 5th July 2023

Farewell, Cowboy is a tough yet poetic novel by one of Croatia’s best known writers. The story is rich in local colour and sentiment, following the main character, Dada, who returns to her home town on the Adriatic coast...

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