Monda (Moscovici), Virgiliu

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MONDA (Moscovici), VIRGILIU (1898–1991), Romanian novelist. Beginning as a poet in 1923, Monda soon changed to prose and published novels reflecting his interests as a practicing physician. In his works he displayed great ingenuity and a sense of atmosphere. Monda's novels include Urechea lui Dionys ("The Ear of Dionysius," 1934), Hora paiatelor ("Dance of the Clowns," 1935), Trubendal (1946), and Statuia ("The Statue," 1969).