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Recommended books (6)
Travel the world without leaving your chair. The target of the Read Around The World Challenge is to read at least one book written by an author from each and every country in the world. All books that are listed here as part of the Read Around Europe Challenge were written by authors from Greece. Find a great book for the next part of your reading journey around the world from this book list. The following popular books have been recommended so far.

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CIRCE (#1 New York Times bestseller) by Madeline Miller EN

Rating: 4     141 Votes
Country: Europe / Greece flag Greece
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#1 New York Times Bestseller " A bold and subversive retelling of the goddess's story, Circe manages to be both epic and intimate in its scope, recasting the most infamous female figure from the Odyssey as a hero in her own right." --- Alexandra Alter, New York Times In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child--not powerful, like her father, nor viciously alluring like her mother. Turning to the world of mortals for companionship, she discovers that she does possess power--the power of witchcraft, which can transform riva... continue
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Recommended: 10 Jun 2022
2.

The Messenger of Athens by Anne Zouroudi EN

Rating: 3.5     17 Votes
Country: Europe / Greece flag Greece
Description:
With an unforgettable detective, idyllic Greek island settings and dark crimes, The Mysteries of the Greek Detective are for lovers of crime series such as those by Alexander McCall Smith and Andrea Camilleri
Recommended: 02 Mar 2018
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The Oedipus Cycle : An English Version by Sophocles EN

Rating: 4     3 Votes
Country: Europe / Greece flag Greece
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Three tragedies recount the downfall of Oedipus, his death in exile, and the actions by his daughter Antigone following his death.
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Recommended: 21 Jul 2022
4.

The Republic by Plato EN

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Country: Europe / Greece flag Greece
Recommended: 06 Mar 2022
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The Song of Achilles. Anniversary Edition by Madeline Miller EN

Rating: 4     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Greece flag Greece
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Recommended: 10 Jun 2022
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Zorba the Greek by Nikos Kazantzakis EN

Rating: 3     2 Votes
Country: Europe / Greece flag Greece
Description:
First published in 1946, "Zorba the Greek," is, on one hand, the story of a Greek working man named Zorba, a passionate lover of life, the unnamed narrator who he accompanies to Crete to work in a lignite mine, and the men and women of the town where they settle. On the other hand it is the story of God and man, The Devil and the Saints; the struggle of men to find their souls and purpose in life and it is about love, courage and faith.
Recommended: 20 Feb 2022

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