This is one of the greatest life-affirming novels of our time. Part of the modern literary canon, Zorba the Greek, has achieved widespread international acclaim and recognition. Zorba has been acclaimed as one of the truly memorable creations of literature—a character created on a huge scale in the tradition of Falstaff and Sancho Panza.
. On the other hand it is the story of god and man, The Devil and the Saints; the struggle of men to find their souls and purpose in life and it is about love, courage and faith. A stunning new translation of the classic book—and basis for the beloved Oscar-winning film—brings the clarity and beauty of Kazantzakis’s language and story alive.
Zorba the Greek #ad - First published in 1946, is, on one hand, the story of a greek working man named Zorba, the unnamed narrator who he accompanies to Crete to work in a lignite mine, Zorba the Greek, a passionate lover of life, and the men and women of the town where they settle. Simon Schuster. His years have not dimmed the gusto and amazement with which he responds to all life offers him, whether he is working in the mine, confronting mad monks in a mountain monastery, embellishing the tales of his life or making love to avoid sin.
The Last Temptation of ChristSimon & Schuster #ad - He is a figure who is gloriously divine but earthy and human, a man like any other—subject to fear, doubt, and pain. This literary rendering of the life of Jesus Christ has courted controversy since its publication by depicting a Christ far more human than the one seen in the Bible. In elegant, thoughtful prose nikos kazantzakis, when he gave up the temptation to run from the cross and willingly laid down his life for mankind, powerfully suggesting that it was Christ’s ultimate triumph over his flawed humanity, follows this Jesus as he struggles to live out God’s will for him, one of the greats of modern literature, that truly made him the venerable redeemer of men.
The Last Temptation of Christ #ad - The internationally renowned novel about the life and death of Jesus Christ. Hailed as a masterpiece by critics worldwide, The Last Temptation of Christ is a monumental reinterpretation of the Gospels that brilliantly fleshes out Christ’s Passion. Spiritual dynamite. San francisco chronicle “A searing, soaring, shocking novel.
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Freedom and DeathGardners Books #ad - In the village of megalokastro, a Cretan resistance fighter named Captain Michales, is matched by the Turkish bey, his blood-brother. Set in late-19th-century crete, when a new uprising takes place to rival those of 1854, 1866 and 1878. This is kazantzakis's modern "Iliad". Faber faber. Simon Schuster.
Zorba The GreekInternational Classics #ad - Factory sealed DVD. Faber faber. A lusty greek peasant shows a British writer how to live and run a lignite mine. Best supporting Oscar for Lila Kedrova. Simon Schuster.
A Concise History of Greece Cambridge Concise HistoriesCambridge University Press #ad - Designed to provide a basic introduction, the first edition of this hugely successful Concise History won the Runciman Award for the best book on an Hellenic topic published in 1992 and has been translated into twelve languages. Cambridge University Press. Simon Schuster. Factory sealed DVD. The current economic crisis has marked a turning point in the country's history.
A Concise History of Greece Cambridge Concise Histories #ad - . This third edition includes a new final chapter, which analyses contemporary political, economic and social developments. Faber faber. Now re-issued in a third, illustrated introduction to the modern history of Greece, updated edition, this book provides a concise, from the first stirrings of the national movement in the late eighteenth century to the present day.
It includes additional illustrations together with updated tables and suggestions for further reading.
Christ RecrucifiedFaber & Faber #ad - Factory sealed DVD. The inhabitants of a greek village, ruled by the Turks, plan to enact the life of Christ in a mystery play but are overwhelmed by their task. Simon Schuster. Faber faber. Cambridge University Press. A group of refugees, fleeing from the ruins of their plundered homes, arrive asking for protection - and suddenly the drama of the Passion becomes reality.
The IslandWilliam Morrow Paperbacks #ad - There's eleni, finding joy in the everyday as she dutifully cares for her father, ripped from her husband and two young daughters and sent to Spinalonga in 1939, and Anna, and her daughters Maria, a wild child hungry for passion and a life anywhere but Plaka. Faber faber. Just off the coast is the tiny island of Spinalonga, where the nation's leper colony once was located—a place that has haunted four generations of Petrakis women.
The petrakis family lives in the small Greek seaside village of Plaka. And finally there's alexis, Eleni's great-granddaughter, visiting modern-day Greece to unlock her family's past. A richly enchanting novel of lives and loves unfolding against the backdrop of the Mediterranean during World War II, of secrets desperately hidden, The Island is an enthralling story of dreams and desires, and of leprosy's touch on an unforgettable family.
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United States History: Preparing for the Advanced Placement Examination, 2018 EditionPerfection Learning #ad - Factory sealed DVD. History Exam. Simon Schuster. This text is designed for a one-semester or one-year United States history course for students preparing to take the current AP U. S. Cambridge University Press. Teachers can assign the book as the course textbook or as a supplement to a college-level textbook. Includes summer 2017 College Board revisions to the course and exam description.
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"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!": Adventures of a Curious CharacterW. W. Norton & Company #ad - One of the most famous science books of our time, the phenomenal national bestseller that "buzzes with energy, anecdote and life. Cambridge University Press. In his stories, unlimited curiosity, Feynman’s life shines through in all its eccentric glory―a combustible mixture of high intelligence, and raging chutzpah.
"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!": Adventures of a Curious Character #ad - Included for this edition is a new introduction by Bill Gates. Factory sealed DVD. Faber faber. Feynman, winner of the Nobel Prize in physics, thrived on outrageous adventures. It almost makes you want to become a physicist" Science Digest. Richard P. In this lively work that “can shatter the stereotype of the stuffy scientist” Detroit Free Press, Feynman recounts his experiences trading ideas on atomic physics with Einstein and cracking the uncrackable safes guarding the most deeply held nuclear secrets―and much more of an eyebrow-raising nature.
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The Colossus of Maroussi Second Edition New Directions PaperbookNew Directions #ad - Faber faber. Factory sealed DVD. Miller headed out with his friend lawrence durrell to explore the grecian countryside: a flock of sheep nearly tramples the two as they lie naked on a beach; the Greek poet Katsmbalis, and they stay in hotels that “have seen better days, the “colossus” of Miller’s book, stirs every rooster within earshot of the Acropolis with his own loud crowing; cold hard-boiled eggs are warmed in a village’s single stove, but which have an aroma of the past.
Simon Schuster. Henry miller’s landmark travel book, now reissued in a new edition, is ready to be stuffed into any vagabond’s backpack. Like the ancient colossus that stood over the harbor of Rhodes, Henry Miller’s The Colossus of Maroussi stands as a seminal classic in travel literature. It has preceded the footsteps of prominent travel writers such as Pico Iyer and Rolf Potts.
The Colossus of Maroussi Second Edition New Directions Paperbook #ad - Cambridge University Press. The book miller would later cite as his favorite began with a young woman’s seductive description of Greece.
Report to GrecoGardners Books #ad - This autobiographical novel is one of the last things written by Kazantzakis before he died in 1957. It paints a vivid picture of his childhood in Crete, Paris, Jerusalem, Vienna, and then steadily grows into a spiritual quest that takes him to Italy, Berlin and Russia. Faber faber. Cambridge University Press.
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