Dubravka Ugresic has been compared favourably with writers such as Vladimir Nabokov, Joseph Brodsky, Milan Kundera and Virginia Woolf. She entered self-imposed exile when Croatia’s late president, Franjo Tudjman, proclaimed Croatia to be ‘paradise on earth’ in the early 1990s. She has been awarded numerous prizes, including Italy’s prestigious Preio Lettario Prize for best foreign author. Her works include Nobody’s Home(Telegram) and The Ministry of Pain (Telegram), which was shortlisted for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize.
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