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ABOUT, EDMOND
The King of the Mountains (Le Roi Des Montagnes)
New York, Cupples & Leon. 1924. Hard Cover. Ill.: George Avison. First published as Le Roi des Montagnes (1856) About's popular novel satirizes the famous Klephts Klephts of 19thC. Greece. His portrait of Hadj-Stavros owes something to the real life brigand of the mountains Christodoulos Hadji-Petros (whose charm was sufficient to attact Lady Jane Digby during her adventurous stay in Greece) Translated by Florence Crewe-Jones. 300p. illus This is an original vintage copy , exceptionally clean and neat, and NOTa modern reprint from a digitized copy. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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N° du livre: 24554
USD 55.00 [Appr.: EURO 49 | CHF 52.5]
Mots-clés: Greece Banditry Fiction George Avison.

 
ABOUT, EDMOND
Le Roi Des Montagnes
Cambridge, Cambridge University Press. 1906, Re-issue. Hard Cover. First published in 1856 About's popular novel satirizes the famous Klepht of 19thC. Greece. His portrait of Hadj-Stavros owes something to the real life brigand of the mountains Christodoulos Hadji-Petros (whose charm was sufficient to attact Lady Jane Digby during her adventurous stay in Greece) "This edition .has been prepared for use in schools . one or two unimportant passages have been omitted " Edited by Arthur C Roper.with supplementary notes for English students.Neat, tight unmarked vintage copy in green covers. Very Good+/No Jacket.
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N° du livre: 25445
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 26.75 | CHF 28.5]
Mots-clés: Greece Banditry Fiction Klephts Books in French

 
AIKEN, JOAN
A Cluster of Separate Sparks (Alternate UK Title : The Butterfly Picnic)
New York, Doubleday & Co. 1972, 1st.US Edition. Hard Cover. Ex-Library, Mayhem and mystery on a fictional Greek island (? Rhodes?) "She had come to Greece in search of a job- and in search, too, of a way to forget a dead lover.Within hours she found herself witnessing the murder of her beautiful cousin, being hi-jacked by Arab guerrillas and finally arriving at the mountaintop fortress castle that was the home of a powerful multimillionaire, who hired her to teach the children of his wealthy and influential . On the brooding, mountainous Greek island of Dendros .there is no excape from a steadily mounting nightmare of terror and death." Ffep mising, usal library marks. Good/Very Good, Slight Chips & Tear.
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N° du livre: 16425
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | CHF 19]
Mots-clés: Greece Fiction Greek Islands - Fiction Romantic Suspense Greece in Fiction - Romance

 
AIKEN, JOAN
A Cluster of Separate Sparks (Alternate UK Title : The Butterfly Picnic)
New York, Pocket Books. 1973, Reprint. Pbk. Mayhem and mystery on a fictional Greek island (? Rhodes?) "She had come to Greece in search of a job- and in search, too, of a way to forget a dead lover.Within hours she found herself witnessing the murder of her beautiful cousin, being hi-jacked by Arab guerrillas and finally arriving at the mountaintop fortress castle that was the home of a powerful multimillionaire, who hired her to teach the children of his wealthy and influential . On the brooding, mountainous Greek island of Dendros .there is no excape from a steadily mounting nightmare of terror and death." Clean crisp copy, tiny chip at foof of spine. Near Fine.
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N° du livre: 35632
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | CHF 19]
Mots-clés: Greece Fiction Greek Islands - Fiction Romantic Suspense Greece in Fiction - Romance

 
AIKEN,JOAN
Last Movement
New York, Doubleday & Co. 1977, 1st.US Edition. Hard Cover. Mystery culminating on a fictional Greek island (? Rhodes?) where the heroine finds suspense, romance and some surprising things about her own family. Very Good+/Very Good, Slight Chips & Tear.
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N° du livre: 35634
USD 21.00 [Appr.: EURO 18.75 | CHF 20]
Mots-clés: Greece Fiction Greek Islands - Fiction Greece in Fiction - Romance

 
AITKEN, HANNAH
Music for the Journey
London, Hodder & Stoughton. 1957, 1st UK Edition. Hard Cover. the story of four travellers whos Grecain holiday proves a spiritual pilgrimage for each one of them.Held by the splendour and calm beauty of Greece, each comes to happiness. Very Good/Very Good, Slight Chips & Tear.
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N° du livre: 16135
USD 17.50 [Appr.: EURO 15.75 | CHF 17]
Mots-clés: Greece Greek

 
ALDRIDGE, JAMES
Signed With Their Honour
New York, Book League of America. 1942. Hard Cover. Novel set in the Greece of 1941 with a Royal Air Force Pilot encountering the Italian and German invasions, and then the retreat to Athens from Janina. Written by a journalist who partcipated in the events of the period. Very Good/No Jacket.
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N° du livre: 33882
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18 | CHF 19]
Mots-clés: Greece Greek Fiction Ww Ii Greece 1940-1945 (Fiction)

 
MANOLIS [ALIGIZAKIS, MANOLIS]
Petros Spathis
Surrey BC, Libros Libertad. 2009, 1st Can Ed. (ISBN: 9780980897937) Soft Cover. Greece, the birthplace of democracy, is in one of its darkest periods. A right wing government known as the Regime of Colonels is terrorizing the Greek populace. Those who dissent from government policy or action go to prison or simply disappear. Life has been good to Petros Spathis: he has just finished his BA in Economics from the University of Athens with the highest marks in his class, and he is offered a professorship on the condition that he acquire a Masters degree from a North American university. He is also handsome and charming and catches the hearts of many women, including an Italian Canadian girl, Samantha, and a Greek beauty, Madga. Despite a job offer by the University of British Columbia and Samanthas pleading that he stay in Canada after receiving his MBA, he goes back to serve his home country. However, being an idealist, Spathis is compelled to help his students in their struggle for freedom of speech and speaks his mind about what the government should do in front of the formidable school trustee, Colonel Prodromos Alvarezos. He is dragged from his office by police and imprisoned. Petros Spathis's close friend, Colonel Stathis Vikas, uses all his power to pressure the government to release Spathis; his students stage demonstrations for his freedom, and Samantha exerts her Canadian influence to rescue him. Will Spathis be freed? Or will he be buried in an unmarked grave by the junta?. New Book from Publisher.
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N° du livre: 23481
USD 32.00 [Appr.: EURO 28.5 | CHF 30.5]
Mots-clés: Greek Canadian Writers Greek Canadian Writers Greece 1960-1974 (Fiction) Zzzzharvard Zzzyork 9780980897937

 
MANOLIS [ALIGIZAKIS, MANOLIS]
Petros Spathis
Surrey BC, Libros Libertad. 2009, 1st Can Ed. (ISBN: 9780980897937) Soft Cover. Greece, the birthplace of democracy, is in one of its darkest periods. A right wing government known as the Regime of Colonels is terrorizing the Greek populace. Those who dissent from government policy or action go to prison or simply disappear. Life has been good to Petros Spathis: he has just finished his BA in Economics from the University of Athens with the highest marks in his class, and he is offered a professorship on the condition that he acquire a Masters degree from a North American university. He is also handsome and charming and catches the hearts of many women, including an Italian Canadian girl, Samantha, and a Greek beauty, Madga. Despite a job offer by the University of British Columbia and Samanthas pleading that he stay in Canada after receiving his MBA, he goes back to serve his home country. However, being an idealist, Spathis is compelled to help his students in their struggle for freedom of speech and speaks his mind about what the government should do in front of the formidable school trustee, Colonel Prodromos Alvarezos. He is dragged from his office by police and imprisoned. Petros Spathis's close friend, Colonel Stathis Vikas, uses all his power to pressure the government to release Spathis; his students stage demonstrations for his freedom, and Samantha exerts her Canadian influence to rescue him. Will Spathis be freed? Or will he be buried in an unmarked grave by the junta?. New Book from Publisher.
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N° du livre: 23482
USD 32.00 [Appr.: EURO 28.5 | CHF 30.5]
Mots-clés: Greek Canadian Writers Greek Canadian Writers Greece 1960-1974 (Fiction) Zzzzharvard 9780980897937

 
ANDERSEN, JAN
Master of Koros
Toronto, Harlequin. 1974, First Thus. (ISBN: 037301838X) Pbk. [# 1838] Harlequin romance set in Greece. Very Good.
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N° du livre: 23511
USD 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 | CHF 5]
Mots-clés: Greece in Fiction Harlequin Romance Romance Novels Harlequin Greece in Fiction - Romance 037301838x

 
ANDERSEN, JAN
Master of Koros
Toronto, Harlequin. 1974, First Thus. (ISBN: 037301838X) Pbk. [# 1838] Harlequin romance set in Greece. Very Good.
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N° du livre: 23512
USD 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 | CHF 5]
Mots-clés: Greece in Fiction Harlequin Romance Romance Novels Harlequin Greece in Fiction - Romance 037301838x

 
WEALE. ANNE
South from Sounion
Toronto, Harlequin. 1968, First Thus. Pbk. [#1224] Vintage Harlequin romance where heroine encounters masterful Greek. The title page is missing, but otherwise the book is clean and complete. Good>Very Good.
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N° du livre: 23666
USD 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.75 | CHF 4]
Mots-clés: Greece in Fiction Harlequin Romance Romance Novels Harlequin Greece in Fiction - Romance

 
APOSTOLIDES, MARIANNE
The Lucky Child
Mansfield Press. 2010, 1st Can Ed. (ISBN: 189446947X) Soft Cover. The Lucky Child - a memoir cum novel by Toronto-based Marianne Apostolides. immerses us deeply into the lives of the Apostolides family during World War II, and the subsequent Civil War in Greece. Subtle in its execution, clear in its vision, with a narrative that is both incisive and heartfelt, the novel provides an excellent opportunity for readers to witness the private and unfathomable cost of war, politics, and valour during one of the most troubling periods in modern Greek history. Its unanswered questions, both real and imagined, will haunt long after its final page is turned.". New Book from Publisher. Signed by Author.
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N° du livre: 32657
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.25 | CHF 33.5]
Mots-clés: Greeks in Canada Greek Canadian Writers 189446947x

 
APOSTOLIDES, MARIANNE
Swim: A Novel
Toronto, BookThug. 2009, 1st Can Ed. (ISBN: 1897388381) Soft Cover. Attuned to a body in motion, Swim pulls the reader beneath the logic of prose, into the eroticism of language itself. The arcing rhythm of a body breathing, a woman marking her birth as she swims in a pool sustains the unique and hypnotic language that becomes the medium through which this story moves. Swim entwines the present with those past actions and consequences that have brought Kat to the Greek mountain village where her father was born. She swims laps while her fourteen-year-old daughter reclines on a chaise lounge, poolside, reading a book. Without ever leaving the pool we enter discrete scenes with Kats parents, daughter, husband and lover. On entering each point in this history, Kat reveals an undertow of sound, rhythm and words in their rippling meanings. Each new lap moves Kat closer to her impending decision: whether she will leave her husband. But the deeper tension within this innovative novel derives from the writing itself -- its vital urgency that extends the possibilities of narrative beyond the fixed and into the fluid. New Book from Publisher. Signed by Author.
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N° du livre: 32653
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.25 | CHF 33.5]
Mots-clés: Greek Canadian Writers Greek Canadian Writers Zzzzharvard 1897388381

 
ASHTON, ELIZABETH
Aegean Quest
Toronto, Harlequin. 1977, First Thus. (ISBN: 0373020767) Pbk. [#2076 ] "When Prunella Paterson disappeared, in Greece, shortly before her wedding day, her sister Priscilla instinctively knew whom to blame--Nikolaos Palaeologus, head of a proud family that was actually descended from the Byzantine emperors. Nikolaos certainly didn"t think a little English nobody, from the doubtful world of show business moreover, was a fit person to marry his younger brother. Priscilla flew off to tackle him, confident that she would win despite his wealth, power and brains. What she had not bargained for was his immense attractiveness.". Near Fine.
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N° du livre: 23520
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | CHF 9.5]
Mots-clés: Greece in Fiction Harlequin Romance Romance Novels Harlequin Greece in Fiction - Romance 0373020767

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