“With this author, we have one rock-solid guarantee: he benefits from extremes. From the extremes of the wastelands, mountainous deserts or the Arctic, also from the wastelands of the human soul, those often unhealed dark rooms, where knowledge borders on the confusion of the spirit.”
Jáchym Topol, Lidové noviny
After their wife and mother has died, a father and his 8-year-old son set out on a journey across Southern and South-Eastern Europe in search of a new life. What has originally been intended as a holiday adventure turns into a fateful journey.
If in the near future a new Messiah were to appear in the middle of Europe, would people accept him?
After the collapse of his successful business, the Czech entrepreneur Jakub decides to take part in a secret American research project. He is required to spend almost a year in absolute solitude, without knowing why.
Balad of Descent