" Five vertebrate short stories which, as
if they were pieces of an elaborate puzzle of human
adventure, constitute a unified narrative that attracts
the reader's interest from its very first page. The
subject of the book has to do with the contemporary
reality of the Greek Countryside where the past coexists
with the present and the tradition chain has not broken
yet, despite the pressure and the sirens of civilization.
The human characters are sketched out by the author
Giota Kougiali, E THESSALIA newspaper - Volos, March
The stories are vertebrate; in other words, they constitute
a unified narrative... What mostly impresses the reader
is the elasticity and dilation of time, something that
disrupts the linearity of the narration. The use of
the in media res, the reverie technique, the frequent
flash-backs as well as the visional shifts to some extreme
points of time, where the soul touches the mystery of
death, attribute a unique color to the whole text while
they remove it from the danger of it being enclosed
into a picturesque and idyllic, but inevitably static
ethography... The question of death dominates all of
her stories - I would even dare, using the Platonic
terminology, to describe the book as a "death study"...
The book does not belong to the genre of religious literature,
as we call it; however, a sense of religious atmosphere
is diffused throughout it and inspires the authoress...
However, the authoress is also inspired by the ancient
Greek texts; in this way, she interweaves the past with
the present and links the tradition with the contemporary
reality of the Greek countryside...
Heracles Kallergis, Professor at the University of Patras
(Presentation of the book in a special ceremony - 14