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The Murderess by  Alexandros Papadiamantis - Hardcover - 1983 - from Minotavros Books and Biblio.com

The Murderess

by Papadiamantis, Alexandros

Condition: Near Fine/Very Good


London: Writers and Readers, 1983. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo (small). Translated from the Greek by Peter Levi. Black cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine. xiii, 127 p.p. Dust jacket has some age toning and bumping to edges, bump to spine foot. Written in 1903, The Murderess is a classic of modern Greek literature, a popular tragedy, audacious in conception and subtle in execution. Its heroine, ferocious in her womanhood, is reminiscent of Antigone and Hecuba, who confronts 'woman's fate' with her own violent final solution.
  • Bookseller: Minotavros Books CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 003943
  • Title: The Murderess
  • Author: Papadiamantis, Alexandros
  • Format/binding: Hard Cover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Writers and Readers
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1983
  • Keywords: Alexandros Papadiamantis, Novel, Fiction, Greek, Greek Authors, Peter Levi, Greek Literature, Modern Greek Literature, Greek Tragedy
  • Bookseller catalogs: Fiction;


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