Rothschild’s Bottle is almost a detective story written in, and about, the present. The novel takes the reader to England, to a large London casino. Here, the main protagonist, a remarkable dowser, must save a lost Czech girl who, while working as an au pair, drank her employers extremely expensive bottle of wine and may have to go to jail. Will he find the lost girl and cope with the slot machines?
Petr Šabach (1951), is one of the most popular and bestselling Czech writers. Several films were created on the basis of his books such as Šakalí léta (1993) or Pelíšky (1999).