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The Greek Passion (UK title "Christ Recrucified ")

By Kazantzakis,Nikos

New York: Simon & Schuster., 1954 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." Stated First Printing. ,Neat tight copy, slight stain on outside of cover and dj . 1st US Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Trans. Jonathan Griffin.

$35.00

Allos Pos : 13 Anathymemata Stin Gwendolyn McEwen

By Ziatas, Christos

Toronto: Deca Publications, 1996 Allos Pos : 13 Anathymemata Stin Gwendolyn McEwen. 30p. [NO copies in WorldCat]. 1st.Can Ed... Original Wraps. New.

$20.00

The Murderess [He Phonissa] A Novel in Purist Modern Greek

By Papadiamantis Alexandros

Montreal: McGill Companions to Modern Greek Studies, 1986 Series B in the "McGill Companions to Modern Greek Studies"series . Contains the text in Greek with extensive notes and explanations in English by Anne Farmakides and Diana Haas .251p.. Rev Ed.. Soft Cover. New Book from Publisher. Illus. by Edited By Anne Farmakides & Anne-Marie Farmakides.

$20.00

The Third Wedding (To Trito Stephani)

By Taktsis,Costas [Kóstas Takhtsís]

New York: Red Dust, 1971 A gloriously entertaining celebration of the survival skills and spirit of Greek women during WW II and in the aftermath. An exceptionally crisp copy - looks unread, tiny chip on dj, . 1st US Ed... Hard Cover. As New/Near Fine - Slight Chip. Illus. by Trans.Leslie Finer.

$50.00

Allos Pos : 13 Anathymemata Stin Gwendolyn McEwen

By Ziatas, Christos

Toronto: Deca Publications, 1996 Allos Pos : 13 Anathymemata Stin Gwendolyn McEwen. 30p. [NO copies in WorldCat]. 1st.Can Ed... Original Wraps. New.

$20.00

He Ismeria Ton Eskimoon (IN GREEK)

By Ziatas, Christos

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

$20.00

The Murderess [He Phonissa] A Novel in Purist Modern Greek

By Papadiamantis Alexandros

Montreal: McGill Companions to Modern Greek Studies, 1986 Series B in the "McGill Companions to Modern Greek Studies"series . Contains the text in Greek with extensive notes and explanations in English by Anne Farmakides and Diana Haas .251p.. Rev Ed.. Soft Cover. New Book from Publisher. Illus. by Edited By Anne Farmakides & Anne-Marie Farmakides.

$20.00

Aiolian Land [Aioloki Ge]

By Venezis,Elias [Elias Mellos)

Montreal: McGill Companions to Modern Greek Studies, 1986 Series B in the "McGill Companions to Modern Greek Studies"series . Contains the text of "Aioloke Ge" in Greek with extensive notes and explanations in English by Anne Farmakides and contributions by Diana Hass & Maria Tolis .xiv, 381 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm. . Rev Ed.. Soft Cover. New Book from Publisher. Illus. by Edited By Anne Farmakides & Anne-Marie Farmakides.

$25.00

Aiolian Land [Aioloki Ge]

By Venezis,Elias [Elias Mellos)

Montreal: McGill Companions to Modern Greek Studies, 1986 Series B in the "McGill Companions to Modern Greek Studies"series . Contains the text of "Aioloke Ge" in Greek with extensive notes and explanations in English by Anne Farmakides and contributions by Diana Hass & Maria Tolis .xiv, 381 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm. . Rev Ed.. Soft Cover. New Book from Publisher. Illus. by Edited By Anne Farmakides & Anne-Marie Farmakides.

$25.00

Zorba the Greek
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Zorba the Greek

By Kazantzakis,Nikos

London: Faber & Faber, 2000 "Everyman with a Greek Accent ...a long,lean fierce mustached Greek whose 65 years have neither dimmed his hawk eyes or dulled his pagan laughter ." 315p.. Reprint. Soft Cover. Near Fine. Illus. by Trans. Carl Wildman.

$6.00

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

Keimena Neoellenikes Logotechnias A' Gymnasiou

Athens: Organismos Ekdoseos Didaktikon Biblion. Athens. 1979 Oganismos Ekdoseos Didaktikon Biblion, 1987 Anthology of greek literature/ short stories for use in Greek high Schools. 323p. illus (col). Soft Cover. Very Good.

$15.00

A Poet's Journal : Days Of 1945-1951

By Seferis,George (Giorgios Seferiades

Cambridge,MA: Belknap Press/Harvard U.P., 1974 Introduction by Walter Kaiser. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Illus. by Trans. Athan Anagnostopoulos.

$15.00

Allos Pos : 13 Anathymemata Stin Gwendolyn McEwen

By Ziatas, Christos

Toronto: Deca Publications, 1996 Allos Pos : 13 Anathymemata Stin Gwendolyn McEwen. 30p. [NO copies in WorldCat]. 1st.Can Ed... Original Wraps. New.

$20.00

O Vasilias Kanarini :'H He Dolophonia Tou Leonta Tou E : Drama Se Tries Praxeis IN GREEK)

By Ziatas, Christos

Toronto: Deca Publications, 2003 126p.. 1st.Can Ed... Original Wraps. New.

$20.00

The Spiritual Odyssey of Nikos Kazantzakis

By Friar,Kimon

Minneapolis MN: Nostos Edited with an introduction by Theofanis G. Stavrou. Through "The Odyssey: A Modern Sequel" and "The Saviors of God" (books he translated into English), Friar describes the "essence of the thought and spiritual struggle of Kazantzakis". Also, included in this small volume are some letters from Kazantzakis to Friar and critical comments on "The Odyssey: A Modern Sequel" NEW - Will be sent to you direct from the publisher. 1st.US Ed... New Book from Publisher.

$40.00

O Geros : Digema

By Simitzi, Antoni

Athens: A. Simitzi, 1962 Crisp untrimmmed /uncut copy [No copy in WorldCat]. 1st Greek Edition.. French Wraps. Near Fine.

$20.00

Little Infamies: Stories
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Little Infamies: Stories

By Karnezis, Panos

New York: Farrar, Strauss & Giroux., 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. 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.. 1st US Edition.. Hardcover. As New/As New.

$35.00

The Longest Night: Chronicle of a Dead City

By Haris, Petros

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.

$30.00

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. 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.. First Pbk.Ed... Soft Cover. Very Good.

$10.00

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