The Few Things I Know about Glafkos Thrassakis (Paperback)

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By Vassilis Vassilikos, Karen Emmerich (Translator), Seven Stories Press (Manufactured by)
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A brilliant work of the imagination as well as a meditation on writing itself, the story follows a biographer’s investigation into the life and works of a famous, yet highly mysterious, deceased Greek author named Glafkos Thrassakis. At the crossroads where magical realism and political fiction meet, Vassilis Vassilikos’s buoyant literary imagination flourishes beyond the confines of conventional narrative structures.

About the Author


Born in 1933 in Kavalla in Northern Greece, VASSILIS VASSILIKOS grew up mostly in Salonika. After the military coup in 1967, he spent seven years in exile, returning to Greece in 1974. Author of some 120 books, translated into more than twenty foreign languages, Vassilikos is Greece's formost living novelist. His novel, Z, was adapted for film by Costa Gavras, winning the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival in 1969.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781583226544
ISBN-10: 1583226540
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
Publication Date: January 4th, 2005
Pages: 356
Language: English