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The Fratricides

Nikos Kazantzakis

Fratricides by Nikos Kazantzakis is about internecine strife in a village in the Epirus during the Greek civil war of the late 1940s.

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Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571105069
Date Published
18.06.2001
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Summary

The Fratricides is about internecine strife in a village in the Epirus during the Greek civil war of the late 1940s. Many of the villagers, including Captain Drakos, son of the local priest Father Yanaros, have taken to the mountains and joined the Communist rebels. It is Holy Week and, with murder, death and destruction everywhere, Father Yanaros feels that he himself is bearing the sins of the world.

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Nikos Kazantzakis was born in 1883 in Herakleion on the island of Crete. During the Cretan revolt of 1897 his family was sent to the island of Naxos, where he attended the French School of the Holy Cross. From 1902 to 1906 he studied law at Athens University. He worked first as a journalist and throughout a long career wrote…

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