The Daughter: A Novel

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Arcadia Books, 2002 - Fiction - 214 pages
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This description of rural Greece during German occupation and civil war tells the story of Meskaris, a young mother who takse an Italian lover while her husband is away fighting, takes as her lover a shy Italian soldier. With victory, the villagers will exact a terrible revenge.

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The Daughter is the story of a young Greek mother during WWII, the civil war, and the turmoil after the wars. She takes an Italian lover during the war in exchange for food for her children, though ... Read full review


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Pavlos Matesis is one of Greece's leading playwrights and novelists. He lives in Athens, Greece.

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