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Fey Folk

A Tale from Skiathos

Alexandros Papadiamandis author David Connolly translator David Connolly editor


Publisher:Aiora Press

Published:2nd Jul '13

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Fey Folk is characteristic of Papadiamandiss work. Its characters are quaint, simple-hearted folk living their humble lives in accordance with centuries-old traditions and customs, delightfully described by Papadiamandis with both reverence and humour. The setting is the hinterland of his native island of Skiathos with its intoxicating vegetation, its hillsides, springs and ravines, where the belief in spirits and the supernatural is deeply rooted in the consciousness of the otherwise God-fearing and devout inhabitants. Generally recognized as one of the foremost Greek prose writers of the modern period, Alexandros Papadiamandis holds a special place in the history of modern Greek letters, but also in the heart of the ordinary Greek reader.

The saint of modern Greek letters... Papadiamandis wrote with graphic realism and unequalled passion. Times Literary Supplement; The greatest Modern Greek prose writer. Milan Kundera

ISBN: 9786185048068

Dimensions: 203mm x 130mm x 6mm

Weight: 99g

80 pages