Forest of the Hanged (novel)

Forest of the Hanged (Romanian: Pădurea spânzuraților) is a novel by Romanian writer Liviu Rebreanu. Published in 1922, it is partly inspired by the experience of his brother Emil Rebreanu, an officer in the Austro-Hungarian Army hanged for espionage and desertion in 1917, during World War I.[1]

The novel was made into a film in 1965.[2]


  1. ^ (in Romanian) Bianca Sara, "Cum şi-a transformat Liviu Rebreanu execuţia fratelui său de pe front într-un roman tradus în opt limbi", Adevărul, 1 November 2013; Retrieved 15 December 2013
  2. ^ "Padurea spânzuratilor (1965)". IMDb. Retrieved 21 December 2013.