he reads the great novelists of the world. He is fascinated by William
translates A. Camus' The Plague.
August Marin Preda is born in Silistea Gumesti, Teleorman. He
attends primary school in his native village.
Preda is elected vice-president of the Union of Writers.
his father sends him to school in Abrud, and then he will go to
is named manager of the Cartea Românească Publishing House.
school he was attending closes and Marin Preda is moved to Bucharest.
Niculae Gane he translates Feodor Dostoievski's novel entitled The
school he does not return to his native village, and he is
proof-reader at Timpul.
novel The Great Lonely One is awarded the Union of the Writers'
1943 and 1945 Mircea Eliade is in the army. He will use
this experience in his later works.
||He is elected
as correspondent member of the Romanian Academy.
is proof-reader at România liberă (Free Romania)
||The novel The
Great Lonely One appears in its second edition.
is an editor at the cultural newspaper Viata Românească.
publishes Life as a Prey, an ample novel about the crystallizing
of an artist's consciousness.
Preda receives the State Prize for his novel Morometii.
novel, The Most Beloved of Earthmen is published.
Preda makes a trip to Vietnam. Returning home, he makes a stop at
||On 16 May,
Marin Preda dies under strange circumstances.