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Father Yanaros remained alone in church, with Christ and the miraculous Virgin
on the iconostas, and the saints. "My Lord, my Lord," he murmured, "they are
crucifying You again!" Tt was dawn of Holy Monday; rifles blazed — the 37.
He went on, but his knees weakened; now I will see the Virgin, he thought, She
will have descended from her icon and She will be standing on the floor, before
the iconostas, weeping . . . How should he approach Her, how should he lift Her ...
I am an unbeliever and I cannot see. Everyone sees, but I do not. The grieving
mothers untied their black headkerchiefs and rushed toward the icon. As they
scrambled before the iconostas, they fought to be the first to stand before the
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - gbill - LibraryThing
The plot to The Fratricides is pretty simple. A small Greek town is at war with a group of communist rebels who live in the surrounding hills, constantly harassing them. There is a monk in town who ... Read full review
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The Fratricides is set during the Greek civil war, and the title refers to Greeks killing their brother Greeks. Caught between the opposing sides - the government troops who hold his village, Castello ... Read full review