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Radu Niciporuc

Biography

Radu Niciporuc was born in Cluj. He studied electronics at university and went on to have a career as an engineer in Romania’s Ocean Fishing Fleet, which was to serve as his inspiration when he became a writer. In 2003, he established a small publishing house, Fabulator, for which he translated a number of works from Spanish : The Lost Man by Ramón Gómez de la Serna (2004), The Fascination of Words by Julio Cortázar (2006), The Tales of Eva Luna by Isabel Allende (2008), and Mauricio or The Local Elections by Eduardo Mendoza (2010). He has published short stories in Observator cultural, Viata Romaneasca and Vatra. His collection of stories Pascal Draws Boats marks his literary...

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Novel, Prose series, Cartea Romaneasca, 2016, 184 pages

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Radu Niciporuc’s world lies between earth and heaven and sways to the rhythm of the tango. A genuine sea wolf, the enchanting storyteller captures the most spectacular events, reflected in the boundless mirror of the world’s seas and oceans. The eight stories, each of which has an unexpected ending, cross the boundaries of travel literature, exploring not only exotic lands, but also the subtle moods of strange peoples.

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