The Daughter by Pavlos Matesis

No critic rating

Waiting for minimum critic reviews


Rural Greece during German occupation and the civil war. Meskaris, a young mother whose husband is away fighting, takes as her lover a shy Italian soldier, so as to better feed and clothe her children. With victory, the villagers will exact a terrible revenge.

About Pavlos Matesis

See more books from this Author
Matesis is a noted Greek playwright, novelist and translator. For his work in the theatre, he has been awarded the Greek State Prize for Drama, the Karolos Kown Prize and, in 2000, the Greek Drama Critics' Award. Acclaimed author Martine Desjardins works as a freelance writer, translator, and journalist for ""L'actualite"" magazine.Award-winning author and translator David Homel also works as a journalist, editor, and screenwriter.Fred A. Reed is an international journalist, acclaimed author, and award-winning translator.
Published July 17, 2010 by Arcadia Books. 227 pages
Genres: History, War, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

Rate this book!

Add Review