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The Seventh Elephant

Author: Alexis Stamatis; David Connolly
Publisher: London [England] : Arcadia Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A young man flees Athens, trying to escape from drink and a number of failed relationships. Clutching his vodka and his memories, he seeks refuge on an island in the Cyclades. There by chance he meets a young woman who reactivates love's vocabulary. His survival instinct faintly reappears through the distorting mirror of alcohol. Yet the craving is an irresistible, clever adversary that shows no mercy. He is drawn  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Stamatis, Alexis.
Seventh Elephant.
New York : Arcadia Books, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alexis Stamatis; David Connolly
ISBN: 9781909807471 1909807478
OCLC Number: 858229247
Notes: Translated from the Greek.
Description: 1 online resource (166 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Dedication; Epigraph; Contents; Aura; Bacillus; Chrysalis; Diptych; Elephant; First photograph; Fantasies; Genesis; Haemorrhage; Second photograph; Ikon; Jackals; Kaleidoscope; Lethargy; Melancholy; Third photograph; Nemesis; Organic; Phobia; Quantum; Rheo; Scenes; Fourth photograph; Therapy; Utopia; Valve; Wysiwyg; Xenolith; Yoni; Fifth photograph & Zoe; About the Author; Copyright.
Responsibility: Alexis Stamatis ; translated by David Connolly.

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A young man flees Athens, trying to escape from drink and a number of failed relationships. Clutching his vodka and his memories, he seeks refuge on an island in the Cyclades. There by chance he meets a young woman who reactivates love's vocabulary. His survival instinct faintly reappears through the distorting mirror of alcohol. Yet the craving is an irresistible, clever adversary that shows no mercy. He is drawn by his love to places that affect his emotional world ever more forcefully. Moving from Paris and Munich to London and a mountain village in central Greece, he meets a young wom.

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