GREEK LANGUAGE BOOK
Fiction and reality are interwoven in the tapestry of the city from 1808 until 1831. Daily life, love, strong friendships, riches, poverty, visionaries, street gangs, drug addicts, dervishes, Janissaries renegade, superstition, love spells, lost dreams, women of the dark side of moon, fires, dungeons and the police of the Patriarchate; common schools, the Great School, mistressesof thePatriarchs, lesbians, perfumes, mud, torture, plague, pre-Revolutionary period, Phanariots, conspiracies, secret societies, traitors, bigotry, massacres in Constantinople in 1821, Greeks, Ottomans, Armenians, Franks and Jews.
Desire, fear, mobs, saints and demons.
An epic novel that sends the reader through an adventurous life of his heroes, its atmosphere, its torrential language, emotion, reflection, funny situations and vivid representation of the time. First edition sold over 40.000 copies, author is writer of best-selling novel Imaret.