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Good will come from the sea

Author: Chrēstos Oikonomou; Karen Emmerich
Publisher: Brooklyn, NY : Archipelago Books, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Archipelago Books editionView all editions and formats
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A collection of blistering, darkly humorous stories that upend the idyllic image of the Greek holiday island. Seeking to escape the paralyzing effects of the Greek economic crisis, a group of Athenian friends move to an Aegean island in the hopes of starting over. Viewed with suspicion and disdain by the locals, they soon find themselves enmeshed in the same vicious cycle of money, power, and violence they thought  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
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Named Person: Chrēstos Oikonomou
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chrēstos Oikonomou; Karen Emmerich
ISBN: 9781939810212 1939810213
OCLC Number: 1035815005
Language Note: Translated from the Greek.
Description: 252 pages ; 18 cm
Contents: I'll swallow your dreams --
Kill the German --
Good will come from the sea --
Kites in July.
Other Titles: I'll swallow your dreams.
Kill the German.
Good will come from the sea.
Kites in July.
Short stories.
Responsibility: Christos Ikonomou ; translated from the Greek by Karen Emmerich.

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A collection of blistering, darkly humorous stories that upend the idyllic image of the Greek holiday island. Seeking to escape the paralyzing effects of the Greek economic crisis, a group of Athenian friends move to an Aegean island in the hopes of starting over. Viewed with suspicion and disdain by the locals, they soon find themselves enmeshed in the same vicious cycle of money, power, and violence they thought they had left behind.

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