A myriad of peculiar people surface around a dead man found in a lake: from a cannabis grower to a famous architect, a promiscuous cop to a mysterious woman from Cuba.
The clever, realistic, skilfully constructed and in many ways unconventional plot is one of the best to be found in Czech detective novels in recent years.
Sára Vybíralová won the Jiří Orten Award for Trigger, Markéta Baňková won the Czech Book Award for Triviality.
The annual awards for children’s and young adult books were announced on 29 April.
The Czech poet accepted the award on 21 April in Strasbourg.
The film adaptation of Oddsockeaters by Pavel Šrut will premiere in October.
Illustrator Michaela Kukovičová and author Olga Černá received the special mention for This is Prague.
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