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At Twilight They Return : A Novel in Ten Tales (Hardcover) (Zyranna Zateli)

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Zyranna Zateli’s ambitious, multigenerational saga is the story of Christoforos, who first weds Petroula, and then Evtha, followed, after her death, by Persa; of his sexually promiscuous son Hesychios and the many ****** children left on the doorstep following the untimely demise of so many would-be daughters-in-law; and of the sisters, brothers, children, and grandchildren who inhabit a household and a history expanding to near-bursting. Rich in symbolism and magical realism, this complex and wondrous family story unfolds nonsequentially in ten interrelated “tales,” in a magnificent new English language translation by David Connolly. Unique in structure, style, and narrative voice, Zateli’s novel, considered to be her masterpiece, combines classical mythology, ethnic folklore, and actual historical events with ingenious invention. It is a touchstone of contemporary Greek literature, awarded the Greek State Prize for Best Novel in 1994, and is an essential introduction to this rightfully celebrated author.
Number of Pages: 519
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Series Title: Margellos World Republic of Letters
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Yale Univ Pr
Author: Zyranna Zateli
Language: English
Street Date: October 25, 2016
TCIN: 51526937
UPC: 9780300200713
Item Number (DPCI): 248-22-5215

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