With this crime novel Klevisová became second time prize-winner of the Jiří Marek Award for Best Detective novel of the year!
Detective Josef Bergman who figured in that book makes a welcome return in the second succesful crime novel The Thief of Stories (Zlodějka příběhů, 2009).
"The novels by Michaela Klevisová show that both the society and the author have matured and are ready to embark on a literary journey into the depth of the Czech crime. The examination of dead bodies goes hand in hand with the examination of the neuroses of the only just crystallised Czech middle class at the threshold of the 21st century, a shared feature present in all of the three novels. Without giving away more than necessary about the background of the crimes investigated, they can all be generally said to stem from an unrest prevailing in a society which, unlike in the past, does now have things to lose, but stands unsure of whether its visions of happiness guaranteed have really materialised in its achievements." - Tomáš Kafka, Lidové noviny