On the Hill: Best Czech crime novel 2013
JiříBřezina became the winner of the prestigious Jiří Marek Award for BestDetective novel for On the Hill (Na kopci), released by Motto Publishing. TheJiří Marek Award is granted by Czech branch of AIEP for the best detectivenovel of the previous year.
JiříBřezina (1980):was born in České Budějovice and studied at Charles University. Influenced byScandinavian detective fiction, he set out to write a mystery that was darkerthan typical Czech fare but without the brutality so often found in Nordicfiction. The novel On the Hill is his first literary work.