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Very nicely structured characters, plot, dialogues, everything is very enjoyable.
While it is historical fiction, the prose is so elegant and full of wisdom, the history becomes the backdrop which propels the story to unfold.
This is a wonderful read of chaos in Greece.( pre 2nd War) The family dynamics are very interesing.
Did not engage me, poor character development and some of their actions did not make sense to me, I did not get what I was looking for in terms of better understanding the time... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Flora Schweid
This is a wonderful read of chaos in Greece.( pre 2nd War) The family dynamics are very interesing. I liked this book so much that I gave it as gifts.Published 22 months ago by sue knarr
Enthralling story about a period of time many of us don't know about, featuring fascinating, well-rounded characters. A very enjoyable read by a new author.Published 23 months ago by Lisariter
Very interesting novel and well written. I particularly liked the way she described the feelings of people living in countries where they are culturally different. Read morePublished 24 months ago by I. Cowan
As an adult who at that period was about 10 years younger than the characters of the story and growing up in Athens, I was moved by the portrayal of the period. Read morePublished on September 6, 2012 by ismini
This is a book rich with the intricacies of daily life in and around Athens. The family of Eleni and Christos are thumbing their noses at things like military juntas, death, and... Read morePublished on July 1, 2012 by Kathryn C. Hogan
The Green Shore, by Natalie Bakopoulos, is the story of a family living through the Greek military junta of 1967-1974. While most of the country sleeps, Greece suddenly changes. Read morePublished on June 27, 2012 by Ixachel