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The Jasmine Isle

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"Karystiani's The Jasmine Isle changes the way all of us see modern Greece."Neue Zrcher Zeitung

A modern love story with the force of an ancient Greek tragedy. Set on the spectacular Cycladic island of Andros, The Jasmine Isle one of the finest literary achievements in contemporary Greek literature, recounts the story of the beautiful Orsa Saltaferos, sentenced to marry a man she doesn't love and to watch while the man she does love weds another.

Born on Crete, Ioanna Karystiani has written several novels and the screenplays for The Brides, directed by Pandelis Vulgaris and produced by Martin Scorsese, and Estrella mi vida, directed by Costa Gavras.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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July 2006 : Paperback

Title: [(The Jasmine Isle)] [ By (author) Ioanna Karystiani, Translated by Michael Eleftheriou ] [July, 2006]
Author(s): Ioanna Karystiani
Publisher: Europa Editions
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April 2006 : USA Paperback

Title: The Jasmine Isle
Author(s): Ioanna Karystiani
ISBN: 1-933372-10-9 / 978-1-933372-10-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Europa Editions
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