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Το καλό θα ρθει από τη θάλασσα , DAL MARE VERR OGNI BENE OPPURE LA FINEHo l impressione ci sia un po di confusione su questo libro La casa editrice lo spaccia per romanzo in copertina, mentre invece composto da quattro racconti con tanto di titolo ciascuno speranza di vendere pi copie rifuggendo dalla definizione di racconti.Alcuni recensori parlano di un protagonista unico, Tassos, che in realt compare solo nel primo racconto E tutti quanti sintetizzano e citano solo ed esclusivamente la bandella e il primo raccont DAL MARE VERR OGNI BENE OPPURE LA FINEHo l impressione ci sia un po di confusione su questo libro La casa editrice lo spaccia per romanzo in copertina, mentre invece composto da quattro racconti con tanto di titol
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As in an Something Will Happen, You ll See, his earlier collection of linked stories, Ikonomou examines the effect of the world order on the citizens of Greece The earlier collection focussed on cities and urban situations But here, he proves that inhabitants of unheralded islands are not exempt Because of its unspoiled as yet untouristed nature, the unnamed island has become a target for unscrupulous investors who don t care that those already in residence have been self sustaining for mille As in an Something Will Happen, You ll See, his earlier collection of linked stories, Ikonomou examines the effect of the world order on the citizens of Greece The earlier collection focussed on cities and urban situations But here, he proves that inhabitants of unheralded islands are not exempt Because of
This book that consists of four interconnected long stories about people struggling in the existential limbo of contemporary Greece, had a very deep impact on me This might be in part due to the fact that I m part Greek but only visit Greece once in a few years, and was finally able to see the devastation, the decline that I noticed in the country post austerity, reflected in writing Christos Ikonomou is immensely talented and stark in his prose the darkness that he creates is horrifying not This book that consists of four interconnected long stories about people struggling in the existential limbo of contemporary Greece, had a very deep impact on me This might be in part due to the fact that I m part Greek but only visit Greece once in a few years, and was finally able to see the devastation, the decline that I noticed in the country post austerity, reflected in writing Christos Ikonomou is immensely talented and stark in his prose the darkness that he creates is horrifying not only because of its socio economic veracity, but also because it s making you stare into abysmal pits of mythological despair The kind of comparison that comes to mind would perhaps be Lars Von Trier s Antichrist but also Leonid Andreyev s writing, which I adore, but barely anyone has read in English Butthan that, I see Ikonomou s writing as a cultural metaphor for what Greece is, too not European, not quite Middle Eastern, but Byzantine, drenched in darkness despite the sun so
As an exploration of the Greek economic collapse this makes for some pretty grim reading Set on an unnamed imaginary island in the Aegean, a microcosm of the whole of devastated Greece, four intertwined short stories portray the lives of migrants and locals struggling to survive poverty, corruption and despair Draconian austerity measures have forced many Athenians to migrate to the island where they are resented by the locals and seen as invaders The Athenians see the locals as rats who ma As an exploration of the Greek economic collapse this makes for some pretty grim reading Set on an unnamed imaginary island in the Aegean, a microcosm of the whole of devastated Greece, four intertwined short stories
Christos Ikonomou s Good Will Come From The Sea examines the intimate soul of contemporary Greece in a series of interrelated stories These days when we think of Greece, we do not harken to the Poe poem about the glory that was Greece Instead we throw our arms up in the air about the economics that is Greece And their immigration And how they do not fit into the EU Ikonomou isolates these problems in an island somewhat close to Naxos, but not quite as ruined by tourists as Myconos or Santor Christos Ikonomou s Good Will Come From The Sea examines the intimate soul of contemporary