Miroslav Krleza (b. 1893) published many works, including The Return of Philip Latinowicz (1995), published by Northwestern University Press; On the Edge of Reason; and The Cricket Beneath the Waterfall and Other Stories. He died in Zagreb in 1981. Edward Dennis Goy was a Cambridge University lecturer and an author. He translated with Jasna Levinger-Goy, Mesa Selimovic's The Fortress, published by Northwestern University Press. He died in 2000. Jasna Levinger-Goy, a university lecturer and an author, is the cotranslator of Emily Dickinson's Poezijia and Edward Dennis Goy's Sabja i pjesna.
"A great Croatian writer is seen at his most animated and unsparing in a venomous satire . . . on political aggrandizement and xenophobia. . . . Much worth reading as an introduction to an unjustly neglected European master." --Kirkus Reviews