Publisher: Narodna knjiga
Dorotej, the debut novel of the Serbian writer and novelist Dobrilo Nenadić, became, upon its publication in the year 1977, an instant classic and one of the most successful novels in Serbia. Since then it has been reprinted and republished many a times and translated into many different languages. In 1981 the novel also got made into a film. The novel’s story takes place during the Middle Ages in Serbia and tells of the fight for power, of the people’s sorrows and its courage and valour, and of the love between the monk Dorotej and the wife of the seigneur Lauš, a love, that eventually has a tragic ending.