Born in 1973, Emil Živadinović lives and works in Novi Sad, Serbia, as a specialist in public health. Although a doctor by profession, he is engaged in literary pursuits as an author. He has had two volumes published in Serbian, Someone Else’s Angels (1998) and A Woman in Red (2020).
Set in the little-known backdrop of Serbia in the year 2000, Petar’s Rose unfolds in a world seemingly insulated from external influences, offering a glimpse into a setting exotic to Western readers. It’s a time marked by the aftermath of wars and isolation, where the young protagonist, immersed...