Achilles' Fiancee

The book I will talk about is  “Achilles Fiancee” of Alki Zei, in Greek “Η αρραβωνιαστικια του Αχιλλεα”.
The main scene of the plot is Paris, accompanied of flashbacks in the years after the military coup in Greece the year 1967.
In Paris the protagonist, Eleni works as an extra in a film production of the “Horror Train”. There the screams of the actors and the director bring her back in time, when she was a political fellow, when she was a part of the guerrilla.


Something Will Happen You'll See

This week I will speak about one Greek writer and his book.
Christos Ikonomou was born in Athens in 1970, His passion developed around ten eleven years old, when he started writing a diary and then continued reading many books, which became part of him and his world.


The Flaw

Antonis Samarakis was a contemporary Greek writer of the postwar generation. His work is characterized by its humanism, its commitment against the danger of totalitarianism and reflection on the alienation of human beings in the modern world.


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