Author: Nikos Kazantzakis Publisher: Faber & Faber (2016) ISBN-10: 0571323278 ISBN-13: 9780571323272 Condition: Very Good. Binding: Softcover Pages: 335 Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.9 x 2 cm
Weight: 0.3 kg
Set before the start of the First World War, this moving fable sees a young English writer set out to Crete to claim a small inheritance. But when he arrives, he meets Alexis Zorba, a middle-aged Greek man with a zest for life. Zorba has had a family and many lovers, has fought in the Balkan wars, has lived and loved - he is a simple but deep man who lives every moment fully and without shame. As their friendship develops, the Englishman is gradually won over, transformed and inspired along with the reader.