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Nikos Kazantzakis

A prophet is the one who, when everyone else despairs, hopes. And when everyone else hopes, he despairs. You’ll ask me why. It’s because he has mastered the Great Secret: that the Wheel turns. 15 more words

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Nikos Kazantzakis

Love’s feet are always pleased to step on ashes.  ― Nikos Kazantzakis, The Last Temptation of Christ. Published by Simon & Schuster (USA) & Bruno Cassirer (UK) 1960.

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C.P. Cavafy

Body, remember not only how much you were loved,
not only the beds you lay on,
but also those desires that glowed openly
in eyes that looked at you, 76 more words

Poetry

Greek Literature

Greek literature comprises authors from all geographical areas under Greek influence. Their works are usually written in a Greek dialect, although there are exceptions. The term includes all historical periods when Greek writers lived. 201 more words

Greek

Giorgos Seferis

But to say what you want to say, you must create another language and nourish it for years and years with what you have loved, with what you have lost, with what you will never find again. 15 more words

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Το book haul που δεν ήθελα

Μόλις πήγα Ελλάδα για διακοπές, το οποίο πάντα σημαίνει: ελληνικό book haul!

Είχα φτιάξει μια πολύ ωραία λίστα, αλλά λόγω προγραμματιστικών λαθών, τα βιβλία μου δεν μαζεύτηκαν πριν φύγω. 65 more words

Books

The "unwanted" book haul

I just went to Greece for summer vacation, which it always means: greek book haul!

This time I had a very nice list. But due to scheduling mistakes, my order was not ready until I left. 777 more words

Books