Gabriel Josipovici

Gabriel Josipovici was born in Nice of Russo-Italian, Romano-Levantine parents, both Jews, in 1940. He lived in Egypt from 1945 to 1956, when he came to Britain. He read English at Oxford and taught at the University of Sussex from 1963 to 1998. He is the autor of eighteen novels, four collections of stories, numerous radio and stage plays, and several critical books, including a memoir of his mother, the poet and translator, Sacha Rabinovitch.