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Florin Bican

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Florin Bican (b.1956) is a compulsive translator of Romanian literature. The resulting translations have been published in Britain, Ireland, the United States, Holland, Germany, Singapore, and Romania. His translations from English into Romanian include Lewis Carroll's The Hunting of the Snark and T. S. Eliot's Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats. His first volume of poetry, Cântice mârlăneşti (A Slob's Treasury of Verse), Bucharest, 2007, was followed, in 2013, by his second volume of children’s poetry, Reciclopedia de poveşti cu rimă şi fără tâlc (The Recyclopedia of Rhyming Nonsense). In October 2014, his new book came out, Şi v-am spus povestea aşa: aventurile cailor năzdrăvani rememorate de ei înşişi (And That’s How the Story Goes: the Adventures of Magic Horses as Recounted by Themselves).

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