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Christ Recrucified ( US title " The Greek Passion")

By Kazantzakis,Helen

Oxford: Bruno Cassirer, 1966. Residents of a Greek village, ruled by the Turks, " plan to enact the life of Christ in a mystery play. But when a group of refugees, fleeing from the ruins of their plundered homes, arrive asking for protection - suddenly the drama of the Passion becomes reality." Back of DJ has small 1" triangular chip, else near fine.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Near Fiine/Very Good, Slight Chips. Illus. by Trans. Jonathan Griffin.

$35.00

Saint Francis : A Novel (Alternative Title "God's Pauper")

By Kazantzakis,Nikos

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1962. First Edition, Second Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Trans. Peter A.Bien.

$50.00

Freedom or Death

By Kazantzakis, Nikos

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1956. Original Title "O Kapetan Michalis" The author of Zorba the Greek; The Greek Passion; has built his new novel on a heroic scale and set it on the island of Crete. It is a suppressed people. In 1897 the Greek Christians rose up in arms against the tyranny of the Turkish conquerors, in 1913 the island finally reunited with the Greek motherland. The provocations, the guerrilla warfare and the detonationn of the forces of liberty are the main subjects of this book. Freedom or Death is the banner and the battle cry of the Greek Patriots. Introduction by A Den Doolard. 435p.. 1st US Ed.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Trans. Jonathan Griffin.

$45.00

Keimena Neoellenikes Logotechnias [G Lykeiou]

By Gregoriades, N (and others)

Athens: Organismos Ekdoseos Didaktikon Biblion. Athens. 1979 Oganismos Ekdoseos Didaktikon Biblion, 1985. Anthology of greek literature/ short stories for use in Greek high Schools. 435p. illus (col) . Soft Cover. Very Good.

$15.00

Poems

By Seferis,George (Giorgios Seferiades

London: Bodley Head, 1960. From the collection of the Canadian sculptor Dora de Pedery-Hunt . 1st UK Edition. Original Wraps. Fine. Illus. by Translated By Rex Warner.

$25.00

Poems

By Seferis,George (Giorgios Seferiades

London: Bodley Head, 1964. .. Reprint. Original Wraps. Near Fine. Illus. by Translated By Rex Warner.

$15.00

Poems

By Seferis,George (Giorgios Seferiades

Boston: Atlantic Little,Brown, 1964. Text clean and tight, but cover is slightly soiled and with some yellow tape shadows inside back cover. Reprint. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Translated By Rex Warner.

$10.00

Histories tes Tsepes

By Papandreou, Nikos

Athens: Ekdoseis Kastaniotis, 2007. Collection of essays and commentaries. 220p. . 1st Greek Ed.. French Wraps. New Book from Greece.

$35.00

Apanta Ta Poiemata

By Vizyenos, Georgios

Athens: Papyros, 1996. Georgios Vizyenos (1849-1896) . Reissue. Laminated Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket (as issued).

$27.00

Hellenes Pezographoi

By Chares, Petros [ed]

Athens: Hestia, 1960. Stories by Alexandros Papadiamantes, Giannes Vlachogiannes, A. Karkavitsas, Gregorios Xenopoulos, Kostes Palamas, Konstantinos Chatzopoulos, Paulos Nirvanas, Zacharias Papantoniou, Ion Dragoumes, Kostas Ouranes. [undated maybe 1960? first published 1954] 256p. Unread copy - pages uncut - some slight wear to paper wraps, else fine.. 2nd Edition. French Wraps. Near Fine/Very Good, Slight Chips & Tear.

$18.00

Leonis

By Theotokas, George

Minneapolis MN: Nostos NEW - Will be sent to you direct from the publisher. Translated from the Greek by Donald E. Martin, with a preface by Theofanis G. Stavrou; an acclaimed novel by George Theotakis, one of the 'generation of the thirties' which included Seferis and Elytis; the novel is set in Constantinople on the eve of WWI, and concerns the experiences of a sensitive young man coming of age in the era of the Great War; being volume 13 of the excellent series Nostos Books on Modern Greek History and Culture. . 1st.US Edition. Hard Cover. New/New.

$35.00

Nikos Kazantzakis : A Biography Based on His Letters.

By Kazantzakis,Helen

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1968. "...the wife of Nikos Kazantzakis - novelist,poet,philosopher .....- has set out to record the life,the work,the thoughts the loves,of a major figure in world literature." 598p.plates.index Review copy with note tipped in "with compliments of Eve Orpen" . First US Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine - Price Clipped. Illus. by Trans. Amy Mims.

$45.00

Astheneis Kai Odooporoi Tom A (IN GREEK)

By Theotokas, George (Giorgou, Yorghou)

Athens: Vivliopoleion tes "Hestias", I. D. Kollarou, 1967. Volume one of set ONLY . Text clean and tight, ffep missing Usual library marks.. 2nd. Greek Ed.. Hard Cover. Good>Very Good/Good with slight chips & Tear.

$15.00

Allos Pos : 13 Anathymemata Stin Gwendolyn McEwen

By Ziatas, Christos

Toronto: Deca Publications, 1996. 1st.Can Ed.. Original Wraps. Very Good.

$20.00

O Basilias Kanarini : Eit hee Dolophia Tou Leonta E : Drama Se Tries Praxeis IN GREEK)

By Ziatas, Christos

Toronto: Deca Publications, 1993. 1st.Can Ed.. Original Wraps. Very Good.

$20.00

Loukis Laras

By Bikelas, Demetrios (Vikelas)

London: Doric Publications, 1972. "Loukis Laras is a 19th.C classic and a key work in the rebirth of Greek literature." A novel based on the experiences of Greeks in the Aegean islands, especailly Chios, during the Greek War of Independence . It was first published in Athens 1879 as a serial in a weekly journal, and became a best selling book in Greece. This translation by John Gennadios was originally published by Macmillan in London in 1881. Reissued 1972 with an introduction by Helen Vlachou. 128p. Bookstore tamp on ffep. else fine . First Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Trans J Gennadios.

$25.00

Japan China

By Kazantzakis,Nikos

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1963. A Journal of two voyages in the Far East 1935 and 1957.""The people, the philosophies & the arts of the Far East had a special place in Nikos Kazantzakis' mind & a profound influence over his thoughts and work. .... the color, the music,architecture, theatre and literature of these two great nations - all come vividly to life through Kazantzakis' words". With an epilogue by Helen Kazantzakis. 382p. . 1st.US Ed.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good (torn parts repaired). Illus. by Trans. George C.Papageotes.

$20.00

Little Infamies: Stories

By Karnezis, Panos

London: Vintage, 2003. Cunning, fantastical tales about a Greek village of the imagination, from a startling new talent. Panos Karnezis's remarkable stories are all set in the same nameless Greek village. His characters are the people who live there - the priest, the whore, the doctor, the seamstress, the mayor and the occasional animal: a centaur, a parrot that recites Homer, a horse called History. Their lives intersect, as lives do in a small place, and they know each other's secrets: the hidden crimes, the mysteries, the little infamies that men commit. Karnezis observes his villagers with a worldly eye, and creates a place where magic invariably loses out to harsh reality, a place full of passion, cruelty, and deep reserves of black humor. These stories recall the masters of the form - the wit and sophisticated playfulness of Saki and the primal fatalism of Prosper Merimee - but they are utterly original and prove that Karnezis is one of the freshest new voices in English fiction. Panos Karnezis was born in Greece in 1967. He moved to England in 1992 to study engineering, and worked in industry before he started to write. He was awarded an M.A. in Creative Writing by the University of East Anglia. He lives in Oxford. Nineteen debut stories reflect daily life in a Greek village over many years. Greece, first of all, is a nation of villages-from the sooty neighborhoods of Athens down to the tiny place ("so poor it doesn't have a name") that's the epicenter of these tales. The first-time author (a Greek engineer living in Britain) knows the brusque clannishness of his native land and conveys the rhythms and tempers of its life with a deft touch. "Another Day on Pegasus," for example, is told from the perspective of a bus driver: a sort of Greek Ralph Kramden who argues with his conductor, insults (or flirts with) his passengers, and manages despite the odds to keep his bus ("Pegasus") running from day to day. Greek bureaucracy is portrayed in its harshest light in "Jeremiad," about the unhappy fate of an old man who gets to the Pension Office late and dies in the waiting room before his claim is settled. Shadows of the classical age stretch into the present in "Circus Attraction" and "Cassandra Is Gone," both about the career of a centaur who becomes the star attraction of a flyblown rural circus and falls in love with the tattooed lady (who may or may not be the original Cassandra of Agamemnon). "A Classical Education" (a small-town clerk's attempts to teach Homer to his parrot) has a Flaubertian tone to it, while "Sacrifice" (a brief sketch of a father and son who slaughter a murderous cow) has a bitter tensity reminiscent of Chekhov. The finest piece, "Immortality," is an elegiac, almost mystical account of villagers in the early 20th century as they beg a waylaid photographer to "make us live forever" by taking their picture. Fine and true: Karnezis breathes fresh life into traditional Greek society without mocking or sanitizing it (much like de Bernières's Corelli's Mandolin). . First Pbk.Ed.. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$10.00

He Ismeria Ton Eskimoon (IN GREEK)

By Ziatas, Christos

Toronto: Deca Publications, 1990. 1st.Can Ed.. Original Wraps. Near Fine.

$20.00

Ta prosopa kai ta keimena ST[6] Ta ellenika kai ta xena.

By Panagiotopoulos, I.M [Ioannes Michael]

Athens: Bibliopoleion Tis Estias/Ioannou D.Kollarou, 1956. 250p, Pages untrimmed. Errata slip laid in . Copy unread, but some tanning and wear to the covers. . 1st Greek Edition. Original Wraps. Very Good.

$30.00

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