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Andrei Dósa

Biography

Andrei Dósa was born in Brasov in 1985. He has published the collections of poetry When That Which Is Perfect Will Come (Tracus Arte, 2011), American Experience (Cartea Romaneasca, 2013), Nada (Pandora M, 2015), and The Real Golden Boy (Casa de Editura Max Blecher, 2017). He has translated numerous books from English and Hungarian. In 2017, he was one of the ten writers included in the New European Voices programme, organised by Literature Across Frontiers. He is the editor of Poesis International...

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Novel, EGO. PROSE series, Polirom, 2018, 192 pages

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Oscillating between routine and the sensations induced by narcotics, a group of friends navigates an urban space populated with grotesque figures, figures both blasé and teetering on the edge of a precipice. A working visit to a flower farm in Hawaii, an almost mystic virtual experience, the unknown world of an old folks’ home, and a storytelling session fuelled by chemical mental stimulants are just a few of the points at which the characters intersect. Effervescent, surprising, hallucinatory, Herbarium tells the story of the search for intense experiences and, once they have been found, the need to share them with somebody. 

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