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David Tarbay

David Tarbay

David Tarbay is an Israeli writer and translator, born in Hungary in 1977. He is a graduate of Tel Aviv University`s Department of Film, and has been publishing translations from the Hungarian from a young age. He introduced to the Israeli audience the finest of Hungary’s contemporary writers, among them Peter Nadas (“The End of a Family Story”) and György Spiró (“Dreaming for You”). To date, David has translated novels, stories, academic researches and plays. His novels, “Stalker,” “The Emperor’s Dream,” and “The Outsiders” have been received with great interest, and have awarded him the President’s Prize for Literature as well as the Prime Minister Award for Hebrew Writers. He is the father of two and resides in Ramat Gan.


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