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Mircea Cartarescu

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Mircea Cartarescu

Mircea Cartarescu is Romania's premier novelist and poet. His books have been translated in all major European languages. Nostalgia, from which "The Roulette Player" is excerpted, will be published by New Directions in 2005.

Articles by Mircea Cartarescu

Nabokov in Brasov
By Mircea Cartarescu
I was asked to join Securitate.
Translated from Romanian by Julian Semilian
from The Roulette Player
By Mircea Cartarescu
The roulette with three bullets greased inside the chamber fuses in my mind with the events that followed.
Translated from Romanian by Julian Semilian