Rafael Sabatini (29 April 1875 – 13 February 1950) was an Italian/English writer of novels of romance and adventure.
Rafael Sabatini was born in Iesi, Italy, to an English mother (Anna Trafford) and Italian father. His parents were opera singers who became teachers.
At a young age, Rafael was exposed to many languages, living with his grandfather in England, attending school ... more »
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''He was born with a gift of laughter and a sense that the world was mad. And that was all his patrimony.''Rafael Sabatini (1875-1950), Italian-born British author. Scaramouche, bk. 1, ch. 1 (1921). Opening words, describing the book's hero, André-Louis...