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Radu Aldulescu
Jean-Jacques Rousseau Fellowship
2013–2015
Bucharest
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Romania
01. October 2013 - 31. December 2013

Born 1954 in Bucharest/Romania.

Radu Aldulescu attended C.A. Rosetti school and Dante Alighieri school in Bucharest. After his graduation he worked as labor for several communistic factories, such as Policolor. He published his first novel Sonata for Accordeon in 1993 (Editura Albatros) and became a professional, independant author, which is still his current occupation.

He produced works like The Wake-going Woman’s Lover (first edition, Editura Nemira, 1996; second edition, Cartea Romaneasca, 2006); The Ridden Angel (Editura Pheonix, 1997); The History of the Heroes of a Realm of Greenness and Coolness (first edition, Editura Nemira, 1998; second edition, Cartea Romaneasca, 2007); The Prophets of Jerusalem (first edition, Editura Publicatiilor pentru Strainatate, 2004; second edition, Editura Corint, 2006; third edition, Cartea Romaneasca, 2009; fourth edition, Polirom, Top 10+); The Bride and Groom of Eternal Life (Cartea Romaneasca, 2006) and Ana-Maria and the Angels (Cartea Romaneasca, 2010).

His first novel Sonata for Accordeon was awarded the Prize of the Union of Romanian Writers. Furthermore Radu Aldulescu wrote the screenplay for the film Terminus Paradis (directed by Lucian Pintilie), which was awarded the Jury Grand Prize at the Venice Film Festival.