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Sagy Zwirn

Sagy Zwirn is an Israeli writer. He’s a certified lawyer and a former prosecutor with an LL.M. from Tel Aviv university. His Master’s thesis dealt with Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment.

His short stories and articles have appeared in various publications, including the “Quarterly Review”, the “Evergreen Review” and “The Smart Set”. He translated two novels into Hebrew for a large Israeli publisher and his short story “Carthage” has appeared in the “Yale Review”.

Christ's Descent into Hell by Hieronymus Bosch

Fire and Brimstone

If our conception of hell was absent from Christianity at the time the religion was born, whence exactly does it hail?