The Goldsmith’s Treasure

04 Aug 2021
Avid readers should definitely get a hold of the first Croatian historical novel, written in 1871 by August Šenoa and was only recently translated into English. It’s a tale of a prohibited love between the daughter of a goldsmith and a nobleman's son set right here in the heart of Zagreb. The same streets, squares, churches, markets and monuments you’ve seen yourself whilst visiting our city reappear in the book. This fight for love and passion is dramatised with the addition of nobles, commoners, charlatans and murderers who attempt to divide the devotions that Dora and Pavao have for one another. The novel is the perfect memoirs of Zagreb, a great addition to your library collection or a subtle souvenir for a friend. Buy a book at: Take Me Home Croatian Design Shop, Link Gallery, Croatian Design Superstore at Franjo Tuđman Airport, Znanje Bookstore, Ljevak Bookstore, Hoću knjigu!, Tisak Media. 
For the first time, this Croatian classic by August Šenoa has been adapted for a younger generation of readers. This luxurious edition with enchanting illustrations by the popular and multi-award winning artist Zdenko Bašić becomes a magical setting for this tragic love story between Dora and Pavle. Besides getting acquainted with the story that is told to children in an acceptable way, readers will also discover many other details about Zagreb and its surroundings.
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