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Zorba the Greek - Nikos Kazantzakis, George Guidall
Zorba the Greek
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A wonderful tale of a young man's coming of age, Zorba the Greek has been a classic of world literature since it was first translated into English in 1952 and made into an unforgettable movie with Anthony Quinn. Zorba, an irrepressible, earthy hedonist, sweeps his young disciple along as he... show more
A wonderful tale of a young man's coming of age, Zorba the Greek has been a classic of world literature since it was first translated into English in 1952 and made into an unforgettable movie with Anthony Quinn. Zorba, an irrepressible, earthy hedonist, sweeps his young disciple along as he wines, dines, and loves his way through a life dedicated to fulfilling his copious appetites.
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Format: audiobook
ASIN: B005ES4ZDQ
Publisher: Recorded Books
Minutes: 756
Edition language: English
Category:
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Leopard
Leopard rated it
4.5 Zorba the Greek , by Nikos Kazantzakis
Woe to him who cannot free himself from Buddhas, Gods, Motherlands and Ideas. - Nikos Kazantzakis Though this book hardly needs yet another review, I felt an overwhelming urge to pick up the pen, errrrh, slide out the keyboard, for Kazantzakis has wonderfully demonstrated the old truth: life is ...
Mommy, am I cult?
Mommy, am I cult? rated it
2.0 Zorba the Greek
This book is too much for my poor politically correct heart. In fact, it is so sexist, even your sexist friend will find it extremely sexist.We have a protagonist, a bookworm of the sea and a zen Buddhist, who gets called a nerd by one of his colleagues. Offended, he decides to freak out around the ...
Steeped in Science, Submersed in Story
Steeped in Science, Submersed in Story rated it
5.0 Zorba the Greek
Very enjoyable portrait of an engaging 60-something man, from the viewpoint of his younger traveling companion. Zorba does everything with passion: he makes love, he eats, he dances, he works, he plays his santuri with intensity. The narrator reminds me very strongly of the narrator from [b:The T...
Khaleel
Khaleel rated it
I am convincing day after day that he who writes for fools is always sure of a big audience , this principle is working with our novel , as a novel its worthily failed , Kazantzakis tried to present an Eastern thinking hero to the west , he succeeded in presenting the abstract ideas , but not the m...
Ron Dakron
Ron Dakron rated it
4.0 Zorba the Greek
Yeah, it's now a meme, but a good one. Though I can't get Anthony Quinn outta my head...
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