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Markaris, Petros 1937-

Overview
Works: 170 works in 640 publications in 12 languages and 3,731 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery fiction  History  War films  Biography  Short stories  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Translator, Contributor, Creator, Editor, Other, Interviewee
Classifications: PA5624.A713, 889.334
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Most widely held works about Petros Markaris
 
Most widely held works by Petros Markaris
Deadline in Athens by Petros Markaris( Book )

62 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Haritos called to the scene of a murder: the renowned TV journalist Janna has been killed in the broadcasting studio just as she was about to go on the air with some sensational news. Haritos's investigation sucks him deep into the nasty world of the Greek media. When Janna's successor also is murdered, Haritos steps up his investigation. He nearly gets suspended from his job because his theories make various important people uncomfortable. In the end, the killer he unmasks comes as a shocking surprise. The first of three novels featuring Inspector Haritos, Deadline in Athens exposes the corruption that has pervaded both private and public life in Greece since the fall of the military dictatorship, the advent of a democratic government, and the explosion of barely controlled private entrepreneurship
Mia aiōniotēta kai mia mera = Eternity and a day by Thodōros Angelopoulos( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in Greek, Modern and Undetermined and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A celebrated Greek writer, who is terminally ill, sets his sights on one last idyllic day. Embarking on a voyage to relive an idealized time with his long lost wife, his day is interrupted when he happens upon a lost and troubled eight-year-old boy. The two strangers, crossing paths at a special moment in time, share a poignant life experience
Zone defence by Petros Markaris( Book )

26 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chief Inspector Haritos of the Athens CID has finally made time for a break from work. But when a minor earthquake causes his holiday beach to spit up a corpse, he finds there is no such thing as being off duty." "Back in heat- and smog-shrouded Athens, and shunning his wife's concerns for his ailing health, Haritos sets to work on the mystery of the unidentified body. Then he is assigned a second case. A well-known nightclub owner and entrepreneur has been murdered, and neither the victim's beautiful young wife, his estranged daughter or his junkie son seem keen to offer up any clues." "Haritos delves into the worlds of organised crime, football, and even market research in his hunt for the killers. But it seems there are many motives for keeping these crimes unsolved."--BOOK JACKET
Waiting for the clouds( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in Turkish and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of her sister, an elderly woman searches for her brother in Greece, hiding the fact that she was a Greek living in Turkey during the Turkish War of Independence, risking deportation
Che committed suicide by Petros Markaris( Book )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since the night Inspector Haritos had the brilliant idea to offer his chest as a shield in order to save Elena Kousta from a bullet fired by her stepson, his life has changed radically. Haritos' long convalescence has given his wife the opportunity to take control and, now, subdued and tamed, he witnesses a shocking suicide captured live on TV
Die Kinderfrau : ein Fall für Kostas Charitos ; Roman by Petros Markaris( Book )

27 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alors que le commissaire Charitos et sa femme, Adriana, se détendent à Istanbul, Maria, une nonagénaire, est accusée d'avoir empoisonné son frère dans le nord de la Grèce avant d'avoir pris la fuite à Istanbul. Charitos est chargé de mener l'enquête avec un jeune collègue turc, pour éviter l'incident diplomatique
El accionista mayoritario by Petros Markaris( Book )

33 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

That hot month of June Kostas Jarrito suddenly gets really bad news: The ship in which his daughter Katherine is traveling to Crete, has been kidnapped by an extremist group. The life of the passengers is in danger, but the terrorists are mute, nobody knows whose they are, what are they behind of and what are they 're going to claim for ransom
To vlemma tou Odyssea = Ulysses' gaze by Thodōros Angelopoulos( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in Greek, Modern and English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Greek filmmaker returns home after thirty five years. The reason for his journey is to search for a short film that has remained undeveloped since the beginning of the century. Along the way, our traveller revisits his past and encounters many characters, including several incarnations of the same woman, whom he loves and loses again and again
The late-night news by Petros Markaris( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bloedrechters by Petros Markaris( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in Dutch and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commissaris Kostas Charitos van de politie in Athene komt in actie als zijn dochter en haar vriend op de veerboot zitten die is gekaapt door Griekse terroristen die vochten in voormalig Joegoslavië
Defensa cerrada by Petros Markaris( Book )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El rico empresario Dinos Kustas, conocida figura de la noche ateniense y propietario de un lujoso restaurante y varios clubs nocturnos, es asesinado de madrugada. Todo apunta a que ha sido victima de un ajuste de cuentas de la mafia. Sin embargo, para el comisario Kostas Jaritos algo no encaja: cuatro disparos hechos casi a ciegas no parecen obra de un profesional. Cinico, esceptico y obstinado, el investigador recorre las calles de Atenas, corroida por los intereses internacionales y la delincuencia, en busca de respuestas. Desde los bajos fondos hasta las altas esferas, Jaritos se adentrara en lado mas sordido de la Grecia contemporanea, al tiempo que desvela un oscuro entramado de blanqueo de dinero y corrupcion
Het kindermeisje by Petros Markaris( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in Dutch and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nadat zij haar broer in Griekenland heeft vergiftigd, is een oude Griekse vrouw naar Turkije vertrokken om enkele openstaande rekeningen uit haar verleden te vereffenen. Niemand weet wie haar volgende slachtoffer zal zijn
La espada de Damocles : la crisis en Grecia y el destino de Europa, by Petros Markaris( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in German and Spanish and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pocos novelistas como Petros Márkaris están tan cualificados para arrojar luz sobre la crisis que azota a Grecia y que amenaza con derrumbar el proyecto de unión europea. Con este fin, el escritor griego explica las causas profundas de esta quiebra, la acelerada evolución de la sociedad griega en las últimas décadas y el papel que sus estructuras de poder desempeñan en la actual debacle financiera. Indignado ante la precariedad de la vida cotidiana de tantos ciudadanos, castigados por medidas diseñadas en Bruselas y Berlín, Márkaris alerta de que ésta no es una crisis más, y que sólo volviendo a las raíces del humanismo -- "inventado" precisamente en Grecia -- podremos dejar de sentir esa espada de Damocles sobre nuestras cabezas. Escritos en alemán para publicaciones tan prestigiosas como Die Zeit o Süddeutsche Zeitung, los artículos que componen este volumen se abren con un prólogo dirigido especialmente al lector español, incluye un texto redactado tras las últimas elecciones griegas de junio de 2012 y se cierra con una interesantísima conversacón en la que Márkaris revela datos autobiográficos y algunas claves de su célebre serie de novelas policiacas
L'esattore by Petros Markaris( Book )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La 4ème de couverture indique : De la ciguë. Comme pour Socrate. Tandis que chaque jour, Athènes, paralysée par des manifestations, menace de s'embraser, un tueur sème la mort antique. Mais en ciblant de riches fraudeurs fiscaux, d'assassin il devient héros populaire. Le stopper, c'est l'ériger en martyr; le laisser libre, c'est voir la liste des cadavres s'allonger. En bon flic, Charitos se doit de l'arrêter. En bon citoyen
Balkan Blues : Geschichten by Petros Markaris( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El Comisionado Charitos habria preferido estar en las calles celebrando el campeonato europeo de futbol junto con el resto de Atenas, pero se necesitaba en otros lugares. La crisis estaba surgiendo en todas partes. La mayoria de los personajes de estas nueve historias tienen que cuidar las cosas ellos mismos, a su manera. Ellos vienen de los Balcanes, y estan en busca de una vida mejor, estan buscando empleo, dinero y un poco de felicidad. Pero casi ninguno de ellos se atreve a sonar con encontrar un nuevo hogar.--Amazon
Live! : ein Fall für Kostas Charitos ; Roman by Petros Markaris( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in German and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Titoli di coda by Petros Markaris( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in Italian and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La balia by Petros Markaris( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in Italian and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Großaktionär : ein Fall für Kostas Charitos ; Roman by Petros Markaris( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in German and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Tochter von Kommissar Kostas Charitos wurde entführt. Er darf bei den Ermittlungen nicht helfen, da die Täter nicht wissen dürfen, dass der Vater des Opfers bei der Polizei arbeitet. Gleichzeitig hat er einen Fall um ein ermordetes männliches Fotomodell zu lösen, der tief in die Vergangenheit zurückreicht
Abrechnung : ein Fall für Kostas Charitos : Roman by Petros Markaris( Book )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Deadline in Athens
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Márcaris, Pétros

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Márkarēs, Pétros

Markarēs, Petros 1937-

Márkaris, Petros

Márkaris, Petros 1937-

P MARKARIS

Petros Markaris Greek writer of detective novels

Petros Markaris griechischer Schriftsteller

Petros Markaris Grieks auteur

Petros Markaris scrittore, drammaturgo e sceneggiatore greco

Μάρκαρης Πέτρος 1937-....

Маркарис, Петрос

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Mia aiōniotēta kai mia mera = Eternity and a dayZone defenceChe committed suicideDie Kinderfrau : ein Fall für Kostas Charitos ; RomanEl accionista mayoritarioTo vlemma tou Odyssea = Ulysses' gazeThe late-night newsDefensa cerrada