My favourite Aegean Books

A Listmania! list by ZANTHOULA
 
Greek Myths
1.  Greek Myths by Robert Graves
The list author says:
  "A superb cross-referenced work of scholarship covering the entire cannon of Greek myths in an engaging way."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Odyssey (Penguin Classics)
2.  The Odyssey (Penguin Classics) by Homer
The list author says:
  "The vicissitudes of Odysseus as he wanders the seas under the baleful gaze of the Greek gods while finding his way home to Ithaca after leaving Troy."
£5.59   Used & New from: £1.63
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (100 customer reviews)

My Family and Other Animals
3.  My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell
The list author says:
  "Endearing and laugh-out-loud story of an eccentric family who move to Corfu to set up house."
£3.99   Used & New from: £1.19
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (213 customer reviews)

The Towers of Trebizond (Flamingo)
4.  The Towers of Trebizond (Flamingo) by Rose Macaulay
The list author says:
  "From the celebrated first words, "'Take my camel, dear,' said my Aunt Dot", a quirky, impossible but utterly believable tale wittily told with tenderness and panache."
£10.68   Used & New from: £0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

Orchids for Aphrodite: Aegean Odyssey
5.  Orchids for Aphrodite: Aegean Odyssey by Ursula Haselden
The list author says:
  "Beautifully written, funny, but lyrical and informative account of two live-aboards and a Greek kitten who set out to explore the islands and coasts of the Aegean in a small wooden sailing boat."
£16.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

No Stars to Guide
6.  No Stars to Guide by Adrian Seligman
The list author says:
  "A heart-stopping naval operation involving subterfuge and heroism during WWII, taking place against the background of the south western coast of Turkey."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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The Moonspinners (Coronet Books)
7.  The Moonspinners (Coronet Books) by Mary Stewart
The list author says:
  "Every teenage girl's dream book. A romantic thriller with feisty young heroine set in the Greek countryside."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

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Eleni (Panther)
8.  Eleni (Panther) by Nicholas Gage
The list author says:
  "The harrowing story of a mother's devotion to her children during the Greek Civil War and of her son's search for her killer."
£10.68   Used & New from: £5.23
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (52 customer reviews)

Amorgos
9.  Amorgos by Peter Levi
The list author says:
  "Exquisite poems in the Greek idiom."
£7.95   Used & New from: £3.66
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Little Infamies
10.  Little Infamies by Panos Karnezis
The list author says:
  "Viciously punchy short stories of village life and death, poverty and isolation, drudgery and drink."
£8.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

The Hill of Kronos
11.  The Hill of Kronos by Peter Levi
The list author says:
  "The experience of one man: archeologist, translator, poet and bridegroom over fifteen years in Greece."
£12.99   Used & New from: £4.81
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Reflections on a Marine Venus: A Companion to the Landscape of Rhodes
12.  Reflections on a Marine Venus: A Companion to the Landscape of Rhodes by Lawrence Durrell
The list author says:
  "A classic look at Rhodes. The recovery of the island after WWII amid poverty, starvation, sunshine and sparkling seas."
£6.99   Used & New from: £0.77
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Alexander the Great
13.  Alexander the Great by Robin Lane Fox
The list author says:
  "Biography of the last Homeric hero renowned for his military strategy, leadership and physical beauty, who sought to conquer the known world bringing ethnic unity."
£10.68   Used & New from: £0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

C.P. Cavafy: Collected Poems. (Lockert Library of Poetry in Translation)
14.  C.P. Cavafy: Collected Poems. (Lockert Library of Poetry in Translation) by C. P. Cavafy
The list author says:
  "Haunting poems by the most important figure in 20th century Greek poetry."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Ulysses Found (Sutton History Classics)
15.  Ulysses Found (Sutton History Classics) by Ernle Bradford
The list author says:
  "A single-handing sailor traces the path of Odysseus"
£9.99   Used & New from: £2.39
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

Captain Corelli's Mandolin
16.  Captain Corelli's Mandolin by Louis de Bernieres
The list author says:
  "An unputdownable novel of love and war on the island of Cephalonia with the unforgettable heroine Pelagia and her doctor father."
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (443 customer reviews)

Birds Without Wings
17.  Birds Without Wings by Louis de Bernieres
The list author says:
  "The collapse of the Ottoman Empire leads to the tragic disruption of the lives of the Greeks and Turks who have lived in harmony for centuries on the south west coast of Anatolia."
£6.29   Used & New from: £0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (184 customer reviews)

Mani: Travels in the Southern Peloponnese
18.  Mani: Travels in the Southern Peloponnese by Patrick Leigh Fermor
The list author says:
  "An elegant melding of history with travel in the Southern Peloponnese."
£9.98   Used & New from: £1.00
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)

Zorba the Greek
19.  Zorba the Greek by Nikos Kazantzakis
The list author says:
  "A great novel about a larger than life character who encapsulates the vibrancy of Greek culture."
£6.39   Used & New from: £2.88
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)