Zorba the Greek
Publish date: March 30th 2001
Publisher: Faber & Faber Ltd
Pages no: 335
Edition language: English
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 ...
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...
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...
Yeah, it's now a meme, but a good one. Though I can't get Anthony Quinn outta my head...
Yes, of course I must read this. I saw the movie ages ago and loved it. The philosophy, even back then was exactly to my liking. Do people ever really change? Thanks Julia for remeinding me about this book!
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