Sunday, 8 March 2009

Loxandra - Maria Iordanidou

Greek book title: Loxandra
Turkish title: Loksandra Istanbul Dusu
Author: Maria Iordanidou
ISBN: Greek edition 960-05-0138-6 , Turkish edition: 975-344-099-5
Type: Novel
Language: Greek, Turkish
Year: First edition 1966 Greece 1994 (Turkey)
Publisher: Turkey: Greece: Estia
The central person of the novel is Loxandra, a prototype of an anatolian Greek women of the Poli. The whole story occurs in Constandinople at the beggining of the 19th century. A nostalgic, view of a Greek family that lives at that time, and also describes many characters that mold the picture of Constandinople. Reading this book directly you live with Loxandras family, and shape in mind the style and life of that time.

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