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It's All Greek to Me
Author: John Mole

ISBN: 9781857886504
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 24 August 2016
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9 x 2.4
Description:
'Does for Greece what A Year in Provence did for France' - Greece.com

'A little whitewashed house with a blue door and blue shutters on an unspoilt island in a picturesque village next to the beach with a tavern round the corner...' This was the dream of the Mole family in search of a piece of Greek paradise. But a beautiful view and a persuasive local prompted the impulsive purchase of '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...'

In a charming saga of sun sea, sand - and cement - John Mole tells of the back-breaking but joyous labours of fixing up his own Arcadia and introduces a warm, generous and garrulous cast of characters who helped (and occasionally hindered) his progress. Here is timeless, rural Greece - catch it before it goes.

About the Author

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....

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