Lump of Sun (Bosnian: Grumen sunca) is the debut novel of Bosnian writer Zaim Topčić.[1] It was published by the Belgrade-based publishing house Rad on 24 November 1958.[2] The story revolves around Ustasha concentration camps of World War II.

Lump of Sun
First edition cover
AuthorZaim Topčić
Original titleGrumen sunca
CountrySFR Yugoslavia
GenreHistorical fiction
Publication date
24 November 1958 (1958-11-24)

The novel received the Annual Award of the Association of Writers of Bosnia and Herzegovina for best book published in 1958.

It was preceded by the collections of short stories released in 1952 and 1955, respectively.[3]


  1. ^ "Mogućnosti, Volume 6, Issues 1-6". Matica hrvatska. 1959. Retrieved 23 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Grumen sunca". Svjetlost. 1984. Retrieved 23 December 2016.
  3. ^ "Mogućnosti, Volume 8, Issues 7-12". Matica hrvatska, Split. 1961. Retrieved 23 December 2016.