The Encyclopedia of Dragons

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The Encyclopedia of Dragons
Author Mircea Cărtărescu
Original title Enciclopedia zmeilor
Illustrator Tudor Banus
Country Romania
Language Romanian
Publisher Humanitas
Publication date
Pages 163
ISBN 9735002906

The Encyclopedia of Dragons (Romanian: Enciclopedia zmeilor) is a 2002 book by the Romanian writer Mircea Cărtărescu, with illustrations by Tudor Banus. It focuses on dragons in Romanian folklore, and includes ten short stories about dragons. Cărtărescu groups it with his books Why We Love Women and Beautiful Strangers as a trilogy of prose with lower literary ambition.[1]

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  1. ^ Staff writer (2010-09-18). "Writer Mircea Cartarescu". Radio Romania International. Retrieved 2012-03-20. 

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