"But the amusing mix of dream vision, condensed history, magical realism, and sociopolitical satire keeps us happily bedazzled, and eagerly reading all the same."
And now for something completely different . . . from the acclaimed Greek author of the suavely Ovidian Eroticon, this 1974 novel (his first) employs the currently obscure form of the "spiritual biography" (roughly akin to the saint's life) to relate the adventures of Theodore P., a teacher of humanities assigned to a remote Greek island.
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