Hubert Klimko-Dobrzaniecki in B O D Y

Greeks Go Home to Die is Polish writer Hubert Klimko-Dobrzaniecki’s most recently published novel, having been brought out by Znak earlier in 2013. The novel’s main character is the son of a Greek communist guerilla forced to leave for the Eastern Bloc after their defeat in Greece’s civil war. The novel alternates between the boy’s childhood memories of his father and the particular way he adjusts to life in Poland and the present day, when the boy has grown up to be a writer and come to Greece himself.

In Afterwords on Monday there will be more on the background of the Greek community in Poland through an introduction by the novelist.

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Photo  – Naxos temple entrance by Heiko Gorski/wikimedia

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