• Life Begins on Friday

A young man is found lying unconscious on the outskirts of Bucharest. No one knows who he is or how he got there. 

Life begins on Friday is the story of Bucharest in the last 13 days of 1897. Weaving together the lives of its inhabitants, this book illuminates the city and its place within history.


With a foreword by Mircea Cărtărescu

'Romanian author Ioana Parvulescu has crafted a rare delight full of old world charm.' — Irish Times
Bibliographic Data
Date Published 20th June 2016
ISBN Number 9781908236296
Pages 196

Life Begins on Friday

  • £9.99

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