Minneapolis MN: Nostos, 1985. NEW - Will be sent to you direct from the publisher. Translated from the original greek by Theodore Sampson.The nine short stories in The Longest Night recreate the second world war atmosphere in Greece in general and Athens in particular during the grim years of the German occupation of that country. Eight of the stories focus on the fate of Athens, and, as the subtitle of the volume suggests, it amounts to "chronicle of a dead city" which opens with the description of the German troops entering Athens and ends with an account of their inglorious departure. It is the story of the suffering endured by he Greek people, especially those residing in Athens and their struggle to regain their freedom.. 1st.US Edition. New.
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