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Rafael Sabatini

Rafael Sabatini (April 29, 1875 - February 13, 1950) was an author of novels of romance and adventure.

He was born in Jesi, Italy and died in Switzerland.

He was the author of more than 30 novels and many collections of short stories. He is best known for his world-wide bestsellers:

All three of these books have been made into notable films.


Sabatini's epitaph, on his gravestone, is the first line from Scaramouche:

"He was born with the gift of laughter, and a sense that the world was mad."

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