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Vojnović wins Kresnik for another Yugoslavia-related novel

Ljubljana, 23 June - Goran Vojnović won this year's Kresnik Prize for best novel of the year for Figa (The Fig), an intimate drama portraying a family through three generations at the time of former Yugoslavia, its breakup and today's Slovenia. This is the third Kresnik for the 37-year-old author from Ljubljana.

Rožnik hill
The ceremony at which the Kresnik Prize for best novel of the year was conferred on Goran Vojnović for his Figa (The Fig).
Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA

Rožnik hill
The ceremony at which the Kresnik Prize for best novel of the year was conferred on Goran Vojnović for his Figa (The Fig).
Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA

Rožnik hill
The ceremony at which the Kresnik Prize for best novel of the year was conferred on Goran Vojnović for his Figa (The Fig).
Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA

Ljubljana
The ceremony on Rožnik hill at which the Kresnik for best novel of the year was conferred on Goran Vojnović for his Figa (The Fig) in 2017.
Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA
File photo

Rožnik hill
The ceremony at which the Kresnik Prize for best novel of the year was conferred on Goran Vojnović for his Figa (The Fig).
Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA

Rožnik hill
The ceremony at which the Kresnik Prize for best novel of the year was conferred on Goran Vojnović for his Figa (The Fig).
Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA

Rožnik hill
The ceremony at which the Kresnik Prize for best novel of the year was conferred on Goran Vojnović for his Figa (The Fig).
Photo: Anže Malovrh/STA

Ljubljana, Rožnik.
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Ljubljana
Goran Vojnović wins the third Kresnik for best novel of the year, this time for Fifa (The Fig), after winning the prize for Čefurji Raus and for Yugoslavia, My Land.
Photo: Tamino Petelinšek/STA
File photo

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