The Alluvium of Memory

The book The Alluvium of Memory (orig. Naplavina davnega spomina) is a unique book. The basis of the book is DR Rajmund Lampreht’s genealogical research. DR Lampreht, genealogist and historian researched the Sivec family using church records and archive materials and wrote a family chronicle. The writer, journalist, poet, and journalist Mag. Ivan Sivec has built a novel based on the family chronicle. His ancestors tell the history of the clan in ten chapters.


The chapters talk about:

1 the arrival of the Slavs to Carantania.

2 life in the Isonzo Valley.

3 Service under the Cilli Counts.

4 the meeting with Baron Adam von Raubar and the battle of Sissak.

5 double marriages.

6 the meeting with the poet France Prešeren.

7 the gold mine.

8 the grandfather General Johann.

9 as the father had married.

10 the fight for an independent country of Slovenia and the separation from Yugoslavia.


The book is both an academic work and a historical novel. The market has never seen a book in this form before. A must for all readers interested in history.

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