Kljaković, Jozo. Krvavi val: isječci iz suvremenog života [Bloody Wave: Excerpts from Contemporary Life ]. 1961, Book.
Kljaković wrote this autobiographical political-utopian novel during his émigré period in Rome. He dealt with the crisis of the ideological focal points of his time through the prism of real and fictitious situations, in which Kljaković stood out in particular by sharply rejecting communist ideology. Kljaković's novel was inspired by the 1956 Hungarian Revolution. For this reason, the central character is named Oskar Csokor, who suffered at communist hands in Hungary in 1956. Likewise, the very title of the novel refers to the emergence and spread of communism as a "bloody wave" that flooded the entire world of its time. The book was banned in the socialist period, so its second edition was only published in Croatia in 2011.
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Dukić, Josip, interview by Kljaić, Stipe , August 29, 2018. COURAGE Registry Oral History Collection