Robert Perišić

 Robert Perišić

Novel: Our Man in Iraq

ROBERT PERIŠIĆ has created his own audience and his own position in modern Croatian literature, and his books portray an authentic view of society in transition and the (anti)heroes who inhabit it. He is the author of two collections of short stories and one poetry collection; his first novel, Our Man in Iraq, was the bestselling Croatian novel of 2008 and also received a respected literary award from the Croatian daily newspaper Jutarnji list. Robert Perišić’s journalistic articles regularly appear in the respected Croatian weekly Globus.


”When your first book in the U.S. comes out with a front cover blurb from Jonathan Franzen, you’re usually in a pretty good spot. That’s where Croatian author Robert Perišić finds himself with the fine, just-released novel, Our Man in Iraq…’

Steven Wingate in Fiction Writers Review