Daša Drndić

Daša Drndić
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Novel: Doppelgänger

DAŠA DRNDIĆ is a distinguished Croatian novelist, playwright and literary critic, author of radio plays and documentaries. She was born in 1946 in Zagreb, and studied English language and literature at the University of Belgrade. She then obtained a Master's degree in Theatre and Communications from Southern Illinois University in the United States, which she attended with the aid of a Fulbright scholarship. Drndić worked as an editor, a professor of English, and as a TV programme editor in Belgrade. She obtained her doctorate at the University of Rijeka in Croatia, where she later taught. She is the author of thirteen novels including Leica Format (2003), Sonnenschein (2007), Trieste (2011) and Belladonna (2012). Her works have been translated into many languages, and Drndić has won the International Literary Award “Prozart" in 2014, awarded to a prominent author for their contribution towards the development of the literature on the Balkans.