It's All Greek To Me: A Tale Of A Mad Dog And And Englishman, Ruins, Retsina And Real Greeks by John MoleIt's All Greek To Me: A Tale Of A Mad Dog And And Englishman, Ruins, Retsina And Real Greeks by John Mole

It's All Greek To Me: A Tale Of A Mad Dog And And Englishman, Ruins, Retsina And Real Greeks

byJohn Mole

Paperback | May 2, 2017

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Intoxicated with dreams of a Greek paradise, John Mole inflicts upon his family a tumbledown ruin on a hillside with no water, no electricity, no roof, no floor, no doors, no windows and twenty years of goat dung... far away from the tourist resorts and posh hotels.

Through hard work and comic misadventures a bond is formed with a vivid cast of village characters - from Elpida who cures back pain with raw eggs to beautiful Eleni yearning for Dusseldorf - over bottles of ouzo, whisky and wine.

If only Hector the dog would calm down.
John Mole has been at home in Greece for thirty years. "Like Odysseus making his legendary way home to his birthplace Ithaca, the island of Evia was the goal of my life's journey. It was better than Birmingham." He has had a varied international career, from banking in the USA and Athens to jacket potato restaurants in Russia. Meanwhil...
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Title:It's All Greek To Me: A Tale Of A Mad Dog And And Englishman, Ruins, Retsina And Real GreeksFormat:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.75 inPublished:May 2, 2017Publisher:QuercusLanguage:English

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Anecdotes come thick and fast... Mole's affable style suits the subject, and his self-deprecatory tone is a bonus.-The Good Book Guide