Book cover for Catch the Rabbit

Catch the Rabbit



26 May 2022
272 pages
Imprint: Picador


Lana Bastašic’s novel of two young women plunging into post-war Bosnia like two Alices into Wonderland is smart, energetic, passionate, announcing a major talent.
A confident, carefully-drawn portrait of female friendship in the fall-out of war. Bastašic has an eye for telling details which capture characters and readers alike.
Lewis Carroll meets Elena Ferrante in a Balkanized Wonderland.
Lana Bastašic . . . possesses a truly authentic narrative voice. Her storytelling is both mature and energetic, and she has set a very high literary standard with this first novel.