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Unfair at times, but interestingly so. An excellent travelogue by one who knows Greek and saw the Greeks perceptively (albeit and as expected, from her own sense of enculturation). Read morePublished 1 day ago by Travis Taylor
This was a great thing to read before my trip to Greece. The author is trained as a cultural anthropologist and offers valuable insights into Greek culture and history. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Courtney C. Singrey
The rating does not reflect the seller. I received the book fast and with no problems. My problem is with Storace; her Greek is abysmal, her writings reflect the faux passion she... Read morePublished 6 months ago by kylie quebedeaux
This book portrays the Greeks as chauvinistic, self-pitying and superstitious.Published 15 months ago by CAROL MITCH
Let me say at the outset that I know this author and think she's wonderful—funny, perceptive, and a fine writer. Does she have a point of view? She certainly does. Read morePublished on July 4, 2014 by Don Brophy
It was very good to read in preparation for a trip to Greece. I had more understanding of the people and the differences in various regions around Greece. Read morePublished on May 30, 2014 by ardis w koester
A reviewer wrote, "Her year in Athens was clearly too brief a period for her to understand Greeks." Probably true, but would multiple years in Greece improve her perspective? Read morePublished on May 12, 2014 by John Zenn