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Mihail Sebastian

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Mihail Sebastian was the pen-name of the Romanian writer Iosif Hechter. Born in the Danube port of Braila, he died in a road accident in 1945. During the period between the wars he was well-known for his lyrical and ironic plays and for urbane psychological novels tinged with melancholy, as well as for his extraordinary literary essays.

Books by Mihail Sebastian


A gorgeous Romanian modern classic about love and relationships, with an introduction by Booker-winner John Banville

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