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Baby Blue

If you want to see what economic hardship and austerity have done to Athens, then Pol Koutsakis’ crime fiction is a must. This book not only has an exciting plot about murder, corruption and serial killing among the homeless in the Greek capital. It also…
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Baby Blue

Written by Pol Koutsakis, translated by Anne-Marie Stanton-Ife — Polluted, seedy, austerity-era Athens is the perfect backdrop for a crime novel infused with a real noir feeling, and Pol Koutsakis is the perfect author to deliver it. This is the second novel in his series featuring…
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Three Little Pigs

Apostolos Doxiadis used to write graphic novels, but here brings a fresh take on mafia revenge, told from the perspective of a mysterious old man. When a man in old Brooklyn kills another in a drunken brawl, it turns out the victim is the local…
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Three Little Pigs: A Story

Written by Apostolos Doxiadis — Already known for inventing the genre of mathematical fiction with his peculiar novel Uncle Petros and Goldbach’s Conjecture, and with a best-selling graphic novel under his belt in the form of Logicomix, Greek writer Apostolos Doxiadis turns his hand to…
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NTN: Ioanna Bourazopoulou interview

Compared to the Scandinavians and the French, Greek crime fiction authors seem few and far between. However Ioanna Bourazopoulou is a Greek author who has seen her novel What Lot’s Wife Saw translated into English. Set in a future when large parts of Europe are…
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Ashes

Written by Sergios Gakas — Perhaps the ongoing crisis in Greece should not have come as a surprise. At least not to those crime fiction aficionados who have come across Petros Markaris and Sergios Gakas. Both authors not only write cracking crime stories, but have…
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