ITHACA Online
Issue No 8, December 2005
 
Pope Joan
Emmanouil Roidis
Novel
Emmanouil Roidis’s Pope Joan is an alternative take on papal genealogy in a nineteenth-century text that prefigures modern approaches to fiction.
 
New York: Summer and Loneliness
Filippos Filippou
Novel
Full of ambition and contradictions, the hero of Filippos Filippou’s New York: Summer and Loneliness tries his luck in the big city.
 
An Almost Blue Hand
Rhea Galanaki
Short stories
A poetic mood pervades Rhea Galanaki’s short story collection, An Almost Blue Hand, where historical and mythological time clash.
 
Wasted Money
Yiannis Varveris
Poetry
Yiannis Varveris’s poems take the solitude of the body to its existential limits in Wasted Money.
 
The Valley with the Butterflies.
Eleni Dikaiou
Children´s book
An escapade turns scary for the young heroes when nature upsets their highly-regulated society in The Valley with the Butterflies.
 
Whose Soup Is This?
Makis Tsitas
Children´s book
Whose Soup is This? by Makis Tsitas follows its fanciful heroine as she confronts the dilemma of what to do with food she doesn’t fancy.
 
Twelve Greek Architects of the Interwar Period
Eleni Fessa-Emmanouil
Emmanouil Marmaras
Non fiction albums
Eleni Fessa-Emmanouil and Emmanouil V. Marmaras showcase aspects of Greek architecture through the work of 12 practitioners in Twelve Greek Architects of the Interwar Period.