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World Fiction - Greece -

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 8 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker
    The Silence of the Girls - by Pat Barker

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241983201 | ISBN 10: 0241983207

    "A very good, very raw rendition of the Trojan war from the point of view of the women."(Kate Atkinson) There was a woman at the heart of the Trojan war whose voice has been silent - till now.  Briseis was a queen until her city was destroyed. ... more

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  • Cover image of book House of Names by Colm Tóibín
    House of Names - by Colm Tóibín

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241257692 | ISBN 10: 0241257697

    'They cut her hair before they dragged her to the place of sacrifice. Her mouth was gagged to stop her cursing her father, her cowardly, two-tongued father. Nonetheless, they heard her muffled screams.'   On the day of his daughter's wedding, Agam ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Greek Wall by Nicolas Verdan
    The Greek Wall - by Nicolas Verdan

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781908524850 | ISBN 10: 1908524855

    A severed head is found on the Greek border near a wall planned to stop Middle Eastern immigrants crossing from Turkey.  The novel is based on the true story of a ten mile wall built in 2012 to put an end to illegal immigration flooding int ... more

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  • Cover image of book Something Will Happen, You
    Something Will Happen, You'll See A Tale of Polygamy - by Christos Ikonomou, translated from Greek by Karen Emmerich

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780914671350 | ISBN 10: 0914671359

    Something Will Happen, Youll See is a heart-wrenching elegy on the impoverished working-class Greeks populating the neighborhoods around Piraeus, the large port southwest of Athens. Ikonomous luminous and poignant short stories center around laid- ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Praise Singer by Mary Renault
    The Praise Singer - by Mary Renault

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781844089604 | ISBN 10: 1844089606

    In a masterful novel that vividly recreates the world of Ancient Greece, Mary Renault tells the story of Simonides, an ugly boy destined to create beauty through his extraordinary poetic talent. Combining the scholarship of a historian with the imagi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
    The Song of Achilles - by Madeline Miller

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781408821985 | ISBN 10: 1408821982

    WINNER OF THE ORANGE PRIZE FOR FICTION 2012   Greece in the age of heroes. Patroclus, an awkward young prince, has been exiled to the court of King Peleus and his perfect son Achilles. Despite their differences, Achilles befriends the shamed p ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sappho
    Sappho's Leap - by Erica Jong

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781906413668 | ISBN 10: 1906413665

    Sappho's Leap is a journey back 2,600 years to inhabit the mind of the greatest love poet the world has ever known.   At the age of fourteen, Sappho is seduced by the beautiful poet Alcaeus and plots with him to overthrow the dictator of thei ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stolen Time by Vangelis Hatziyannidis
    Stolen Time - by Vangelis Hatziyannidis

    £7.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780714531267 | ISBN 10: 071453126x

    Translated from the Greek by Anne-Marie Stanton-Ife.  The second novel from the author of Four Walls, again stems from the authors fascination with the way people act when confined or imprisoned in some way.  A young and poverty-stri ... more

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