Thanassis Valtinos was born in the Peloponnese, in southern Greece. He has established himself as one of the country's most innovative writers, revered and imitated by many. Jane Assimakopoulos is an American-born translator living in Greece. She is currently a translation editor working on a series of books by Philip Roth. She lives in Greece. Stavros Deligiorgis is a University of Iowa professor emeritus in English and Comparative Literature. He is the author of books and articles on literary theory and translation. Stathis N. Kalyvas is Arnold Wolfers Professor of Political Science at Yale. He is the author of, among other books, Modern Greece: What Everyone Needs to Know, The Logic of Violence in Civil War, and The Rise of Christian Democracy in Europe.
"The confusions and contradictions of the story mirror to
perfection the confusions and contradictions of civil war."-Thomas
Michael Duncan, Words Without Borders -- Thomas Michael
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"This chilling, arresting novel . . . complicates the once-proud legacy of Greek resistance to Nazi occupation."-Publishers Weekly * Publishers Weekly *