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Open Preview See a Problem? Journal by Mihail Sebastian. He wanders through pre-war Bucharest vaguely interested in philosophy, architecture, women, and avoiding a beating.


The novel moves at a leisurely pace, recounting events and conversations; not a particularly sympathetic hero–he carouses and contemplates his life and future–but journal entries provide an intimate glimpse into his life; issues centered on anti-Semitism but also conversations about Communism and Zionism; set in Romania between WWI and II, there’s a strong sense of time and place and a sense of foreboding about the next decade; spare language, philosophical with long passages of his reflections; thought-provoking, disturbing, grim, reflective.

Despre emotii si dolii in filmul “Intors pe dos”. I am wandering off luo point when Seabstian write of anything else, cheating my subject of me. In response mihal the criticism, Sebastian wrote Cum am devenit huligan How I Became a Hooliganan anthology of essays and articles depicting the manner in which For Two Thousand Years was received by the Romanian public and the country’s cultural establishment. I can’t make out what he is saying, but I easily recognize Hitler’s guttural voice and especially the cheering that continually interrupts him: I don’t always remember sebastlan book blurbs I read when I select books from the Tantor Audio catalog.


One day, far from now, the nightmare will pass — but we, you, he, I, who look migail each other’s eyes, will be long gone.

I was melancholic, rather, almost despondent. May 20, Laurent rated it really liked it. He does state-mandated chores and endures state-mandated privations. Mihail Sebastian – jurnalHumanitas,p. Al Pacino despre Anul Nou si maturizare. This is a philosophical and political novel, with characters espousing Marxism, Zionism and other doctrines.

Journal 1935-1944

This release is the first English language translation of this work. At times he is himself an anti-Semite, or so he says, because he sees the purpose of the Jewish people as being victims, and he hates this.

The people are warm and intelligent, quick-witted and hopeful – hopeful for the future of a country that sits between east and west Europe and has been savaged by both. January Learn how and when to remove this template message. It’s hard to believe that this is the first English translation of Sebastian’s gem of a novel. Stres si depresie la locul de munca.

Mihail Sebastian – Wikipedia

More of that, please. Without a radio, with his only source of news the German communiques, bragging about their victories, then more and more mihzil as their luck turns, all Sebastian can sevastian is speculate.

By the time the war is over, Sebastian is simply exhausted, his home was destroyed in Allied bombing – or German bombing – and it will probably take a long time before he can trust his erstwhile friends, the ones that went along with the tide of fascist public opinion. It does, only to rise up again.


There could be something regal in this return to earth, a good, generous solemn fact. Sebastian records many Swann in Bucharest, not Paris, and a real-life man, not a character in fiction, Sebastian, a Romanian Jew who was a dashing, classless, much-beloved figure in Romanian society and theatrical circles in the s and 40s.

Maybe it’s because all those other books from the same time were edited and cleaned up by their own authors. Ionescu agreed, generating uproar jurnalull inserting paragraphs both antisemitic and against the very nature of the book they introduced. The moment Jews start being targeted, he starts being afraid for himself, for his brother in France, for his family and Jewish friends.

Balena Albastra, intre manipulare si amenintare paranoida. He wants to be left alone to study his thoughts much like his uncle with all the coils, springs, all sorted on the table.

It wasn’t on my reading list.

He lives often in his own head and hates engagement. Jun 04, Camille McCarthy rated it it was amazing.

He continues by highlighting the fact that it is a waste of time to try to change an Anti-Semite with arguments because they are biased and any logic or argument will not be able to change their mind. Lists with This Book. We follow the narrator thorough different stages of his life, from to