Imagen del editor


Fakinou, Eugenia

ISBN 10: 9600404836 / ISBN 13: 9789600404838
Editorial: Kedros S.a., 1996
Librería: Samwise Books (Waikato, ., Nueva Zelanda)

Librería en AbeBooks desde: 8 de agosto de 2006

Cantidad: 1

Comprar usado
Precio: EUR 21,59 Convertir moneda
Gastos de envío: EUR 16,77 De Nueva Zelanda a Estados Unidos de America Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío
Añadir al carrito


Kedros, 1992. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. N° de ref. de la librería 0237531

Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Detalles bibliográficos

Título: Astradeni

Editorial: Kedros S.a.

Año de publicación: 1996

Acerca de


Kedros Publishers, S, A. [Published date: 1991]. Soft cover, 239 pp. 2nd Reprint, July 1992. Text in English. Translated from original in Greek by H. E. Criton. [From back cover] "Gradma Eleni says it's my name, Astradeni, that's to blame, because Astradeni means 'the one who binds the stars.' And who, other than a fairy creature, can bind the stars? I don't tell anyone this, of course..."Symi, the small island near Rhodes, is where the eleven-year-old heroine of this novel grows up, until financial reasons oblige the family to move to Athens. Astradeni leaves behind a close-knit community, a natural setting that stimulates her imagination, and a rich store of traditional values in which both religion and magic lore have their place. The author lets her tell her own story with winning charm and candour in a style that allows her sensitivity and the sparkle of her intelligence to shine through.A born storyteller, Astradeni supplies vivid details of the life and human relations on a remote Aegean island, as well as her efforts to adapt to the hard and alienating conditions of city life. For beneath the surface charm of a young girl's narrative the reader is in fact witnessing a painful process of social change, the violence done to the sense of values of individuals experiencing an abrupt transition from a traditional agrarian culture to a competitive, industrialised society of consumers.

Language Notes:

Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Greek

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Descripción de la librería

Home based internet sales only. Specialise in out of print,fiction and non fiction hardcover books on any and every subject

Ver la página web de la librería

Condiciones de venta:

Credit card payments through Abebooks. Books will be sent by Economy Air - 2 to 4
weeks - unless a faster service is requested. Our book collection includes a good
selection of collectable, out-of-print and hard-to-find titles. Refund if not

Condiciones de envío:

Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Books will be sent by Economy Air - 2 to 4 weeks - unless a faster service is requested. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

Todos los libros de esta librería

Métodos de pago
aceptados por la librería

Visa Mastercard American Express Carte Bleue