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Slaves in their chains

Author: Kōnstantinos Theotokēs
Publisher: London : Angel Books, 2014.
Series: Angel classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This Modern Greek novel belongs firmly to the classic tradition of European fiction. Set in Corfu in the early years of the twentieth century, Constantine Theotokis's tragicomic masterpiece Slaves in their Chains (1922) depicts a society that had been disintegrating since the Ionian Islands became part of Greece in 1864. It is the story of a noble family's descent into poverty, dishonour and madness. An old  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
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Theotokēs, Kōnstantinos, 1872-1923.
Slaves in their chains.
London : Angel Books, 2014
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kōnstantinos Theotokēs
ISBN: 0946162859 9780946162857
OCLC Number: 894545054
Language Note: Translated from the Modern Greek.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Slaves in their Chains Translator's Afterword End notes on historical background
Series Title: Angel classics.
Other Titles: Oi sklavoi sta desma tous.
Responsibility: Konstantinos Theotokis ; translated from the Greek with an introduction and notes by J.M.Q. Davies.

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One of the most celebrated of Modern Greek novels (1922), depicting the rise of the new economic/professional middle class in the decades preceding the Smyrna disaster of 1922. A tragicomic  Read more...

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