"Agas of the lycobrissa sits on his balcony above the village square, smoking his pipe and drinking raki. He snorts quietly, tenderly, and on his thick curled moustaches, freshly dyed with carob, hang a few small motes, and Agas, rekindled from the raki, he splashes them to cool them. On his right s..
His mind painfully embraced Crete.He loved her like a living thing, warm, that had a mouth and cried, and eyes and cried, and was not made of stones and earth and of tree roots, but of thousands and thousands of grandfathers and mothers, who never die, but live and they gather every Sunday in the ch..
(...) Rarely, and even in the good years, was this laughter heard in the village against what seemed to be nature, the old men would turn around, furrow their brows, and the laughter stopped. And when the strange holidays arrived, Christmas, Halloween, Lambri, and the unfortunate people ate a little..
Get up! Are you asking God? Here he is!It is the action, the yomati mistakes, fumbles, persistence and struggle.God is not the power that found the eternal balance, but the power that eternally breaks every balance, seeking ever higher.And he finds God and works with him who with the same method, in..
(...) For me, Saint Francis is the model of the man in the army, who with unceasing hard struggle achieves and fulfills the highest duty of man, higher than morality and truth and beauty: to transmute the matter that God entrusted him to make her a breath. (FROM THE FOREWORD OF THE PUBLICATION)Detai..
To give a supreme standard to struggling man, to show that he must not fear pain, temptation and death, for all these can be conquered, they have already been conquered, this book was written.Christ suffered, and from then on the pain was sanctified, he fought, until the last moment, for Temptation ..
It was published in the magazine O Numas, in 24 sequels, in 1909-1910, under the pseudonym "Petros Psiloritis". We relied on this publication for the first book edition of the work in October 2007, the 50th anniversary of the author's death (October 26, 1957). This is a publication with rich accompa..
"Through the adventures of the heart and spirit, the hero of the novel is claimed to make sense of the world and formulate a theory of man's destiny. "Double Track". The hero ends up in the "Garden of Rocks", a garden without flowers, without trees, without water but which with its bare rocks gives ..
Included is an Epimeter with the poet's handwriting (History of the writing of the Epic, its Summary and verses from the third - out of the seven in total - writing), as well as an inset Glossary, compiled by the author himself. A monumental collector's edition, a tribute to our ecumenical author an..
I want to tell you a story, without heroes but with many victims.No weapons but with daily battles.No wins but strong winners.A story I want to tell you about hope... (From the presentation on the back cover of the book)DetailsISBN13 9786180147957Publisher PSYCHOGIOSRelease Date May 2023Number of pa..
"...It's a difficult thing to be a woman. And if your bowels grow involuntarily, don't make a fuss about it. With your heart and mind, talk about it. And don't dare to commit murder and go to Hell, if you judge that there is no other solution. We are angel makers, you say. We send little angels to H..
The stories about his life and deeds are as wild and strange as the stories he writes. In a sense, Bukowski was a legend in his own time: mad, hermit, lover, tender, vicious. From prostitutes to classical music, Bukowski cleverly mixes high and low culture in his "stories of everyday madness." Humor..