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Something Will Happen, You'll See

Συγγραφέας: Christos Oikonomou
Εκδότης: Archipelago Books
Κωδικός: 716889
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Ikonomou's stories convey the plight of those worst affected by the Greek economic crisis--laid-off workers, hungry children. In the urban sprawl between Athens and Piraeus, the narratives roam restlessly through the impoverished working-class quarters located off the tourist routes. Everyone is dreaming of escape: to the mountains, to an island or a palatial estate, into a Hans Christian Andersen story world. What are they fleeing? The old woes--gossip, watchful neighbors, the oppression and indifference of the rich--now made infinitely worse. In Ikonomou's concrete streets, the rain is always looming, the politicians' slogans are ignored, and the police remain a violent, threatening presence offstage. Yet even at the edge of destitution, his men and women act for themselves, trying to preserve what little solidarity remains in a deeply atomized society, and in one way or another finding their own voice. There is faith here, deep faith--though little or none in those who habitually ask for it.
ISBN: 9780914671350
Έτος έκδοσης: 2016
Σελίδες: 250
Γλώσσα έκδοσης: Αγγλικά
Διαστάσεις: 13,21 cm x 17,02 cm x 2,29 cm
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