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800 grecoThis autobiographical novel is one of the last things written by Kazantzakis before he died in 1957. It paints a vivid picture of his childhood in Crete, and then steadily grows into a spiritual quest that takes him to Italy, Jerusalem, Paris, Vienna, Berlin and Russia.

A kind of spiritual biography or, as Kazantzakis himself terms it, a "report" in the military sense of the word, regarding his goals and endeavours. The author begins his account in his childhood (having previously referred to his ancestors and parents) and ends on the day of the "Cretan Glance" and the conception of the Odyssey. He does not recount the whole of his life, presenting instead the milestones in his spiritual journey, without adhering to the chronological order of his actual biography. 

 

Product Details

  • Author: Nikos Kazantzakis
  • ISBN-13: 978-0571195077
  • Published on: 2001-06-18
  • Originally published on: 1961
  • Original language: Greek
  • Binding: Paperback
  • 512 pages
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