A Thousand And One Cranes

A novel for children and young adults, “A thousand and one cranes”, by Olivera Olja Jelkić, deals with a hot topic of child trafficking. As a criminal lawyer, which deals with the most diverse cases, she tackles precisely those topics that are real, which are all around us, the evils that surround us under the guise of benevolence.

The novel A thousand and one cranes follows the life of the main heroine Selene, who was left without her home, parents and sister in the devastation of war in Bosnia, and who, by a twist of fate, finds herself abroad,through what was supposed to be childrenrescuing.

Going through great dangers, she is rescued from child traffickers by two old and controversial elders, who, by rescuing her, are actually filling a painful void in their lives.