logo
Wrong email address or username
Wrong email address or username
Incorrect verification code
My Last Lament - James William Brown
My Last Lament
by: (author)
3.75 20
A poignant and evocative novel of one Greek woman s story of her own and her nation s epic struggle in the aftermath of World War II. Aliki is one of the last of her kind, a lamenter who mourns and celebrates the passing of life. She is part of an evolving Greece, one moving steadily away from... show more
A poignant and evocative novel of one Greek woman s story of her own and her nation s epic struggle in the aftermath of World War II. Aliki is one of the last of her kind, a lamenter who mourns and celebrates the passing of life. She is part of an evolving Greece, one moving steadily away from its rural traditions. To capture the fading folk art of lamenting, an American
show less
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780399583407 (0399583408)
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
Bookstores:
Community Reviews
Memories From Books on Booklikes
Memories From Books on Booklikes rated it
3.0 My Last Lament
My Last Lament by James William Brown is a story set in World War II and its aftermath in Greece. It is the story of a young woman who feels responsible for one young man, falls in love with another man, and spends her life torn between the two. It is the story of two young men who both love the sam...
My Never Ending List
My Never Ending List rated it
4.5 My Last Lament
What I loved about this novel was the journey that I took. Aliki was asked to talk about her life as a lamenter, recording her story on a tape recorder and some tapes for which a woman would later return and collect from her. As a lamenter, wearing the shoes of a deceased individual, Aliki would ent...
Other editions (1)
Books by James William Brown
On shelves
Share this Book
Need help?