For Two Thousand Years – Mihail Sebastian

For Two Thousand Years – Mihail Sebastian

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A prescient interwar masterpiece available in English for the first time ‘Absolutely definitively alone’ a young Jewish student in Romania tries to make sense of a world that has decided he doesn’t belong. Spending his days walking the streets and his nights drinking and gambling meeting revolutionaries zealots lovers and libertines he adjusts his eyes to the darkness that falls over Europe and threatens to destroy him. Mihail Sebastian’s 1934 novel was written amid the anti-Semitism which would by the end of the decade force him out of his career and turn his friends and colleagues against him. For Two Thousand Years is a lucid heart-wrenching chronicle of resilience and despair broken layers of memory and the terrible forces of history.