Memoir Gage Nickolas Eleni

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Eleni

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In 1948, as civil war ravaged Greece, children were abducted and sent to communist "camps" behind the Iron Curtain. Eleni Gatzoyiannis, 41, defied the traditions of her small village and the terror of the communist insurgents to arrange for the escape of her three daughters and her son, Nicola. For that act, she was imprisoned, tortured, and executed in cold blood.

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"A devoted and brilliant achievement. One of the rare books in which the power of art recreates the historical truth" (New York Review of Books)

"Exciting and harrowing... An amazing achievement" (Patrick Leigh Fermor)

"I cannot think of another book that so compellingly demonstrates the gradual deterioration of human values in the name of lofty goals. Minutely observed and eloquently rendered" (New York Times)

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‘Not only a son’s poignant memorial to his dead mother but an important work of history’ Observer

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NICHOLAS GAGE
Published by HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS LTD (1984)
ISBN 10: 0345301226 ISBN 13: 9780345301222
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