Antigone (Anouilh)

Today I would like to recommend you a drama, either through reading, or if you ever have the occasion, to see it, because this is what drama is made for. It is the adaption of the “Antigone” by Jean Anouilh, a French dramatist, whose story in all its complexity was narrated by Sophocles, in one of the three remaining Theban plays, in or before 441 BC.

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Zigzag through the Bitter Orange Trees

The winter has begun and when outside there is bad weather and the television transmitting always the same programs I like to spend my time reading a book.
So for the lovers of the literature I suggest to read “Zigzag through the Bitter Orange Trees” one of the best novels of the past ten years, written by Ersi Sotiropulos.

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Wildcat under the glass

Today I would like to talk to you again about Greek literature.
The book I would like to introduce to you today is called “Το Καπλάνι της Βιτρινας” or in English “Wildcat under the glass” by Alki Zei.
The story takes place in the year 1936 in the village Malagari on Samos with the siblings Melia and Mirto as the two protagonists.
Through the story we often find the phrase “Efpo? Lipo?” being asked between the siblings at night, being a sign for each other that they can talk about happenings and their feelings through the day.

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