“[This book is] written in pure innocence and desperation, and one longs to protect it, much as one would a child.... Touching.”
Zlata Filipovic wrote her diary over a two-year period, from September 1991 to October 1993. Originally published in Croat,
has appeared throughout the world. She and her parents were allowed to leave Sarajevo just before Christmas, 1993. They are now living in Ireland.