The lengthy and detailed passage begins by alluding to the excellence and civilization of ancient Greece and goes on to make specific reference to the intricacy and richness of the…read more
Zakynthos: Murderers and Currants. Excerpt from a 1870 novel reprinted in The Northern Star.
Excerpt from George Webb Dasent’s highly autobiographical novel, Annals of an Eventful Life (1870). The author explicitly declares the island of Zakynthos as the land of murderers and currants. The…read more