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colossus of Maroussi

Henry Miller

colossus of Maroussi

by Henry Miller

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greece -- Description and travel -- 1981-

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published, San Francisco , Colt, 1941; London ,Secker & Warburg, 1942.

    StatementHenry Miller.
    SeriesPenguin travel library
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDF728
    The Physical Object
    Pagination247p. ;
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14947786M
    ISBN 100140095160

    Henry Miller's landmark travel book, now reissued in a new edition, is ready to be stuffed into any vagabond's the ancient colossus that stood over the harbor of Rhodes, Henry Miller's The Colossus of Maroussi stands as a seminal classic in travel literature. It has preceded the footsteps of prominent travel writers such as Pico Iyer and Rolf Potts. The colossus of Maroussi. [Henry Miller] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create In this book, the author describes drinking from sacred springs.

      Henry Miller’s landmark travel book, now reissued in a new edition, is ready to be stuffed into any vagabond’s backpack. Like the ancient colossus that stood over the harbor of Rhodes, Henry Miller’s The Colossus of Maroussi stands as a seminal classic in travel literature. It has preceded the footsteps of prominent travel writers such as Pico Iyer and Rolf Potts. The Colossus of Maroussi is an impressionist travelogue by Henry Miller, written in and first published in by Colt Press of San Francisco. As an impoverished writer in need of rejuvenation, Miller travelled to Greece at the invitation of his friend, the writer LawrenceDurell. The text is inspired by the events that Size: KB.

    Pocket Book. Miller, Henry. The Colossus of Maroussi. New York: Pocket Book, pp. Mass Market. Book condition: Very good with subtle bumping and rubbing. Former owner's name and date penned on first page. Spine lightly puckered.. Very Good. "Colossus of Maroussi" is pure prosopography, which isn't of course to say that he does not give flashing insight into the individual lives of others. In fact, the colossus of the title - a Greek poet by the name of George Katsimbalis - has a personality /5(3).


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In The Colossus of Maroussi he describes drinking from sacred springs, nearly being trampled to death by sheep and encountering the flamboyant Greek poet Katsumbalis, who 'could galvanize the dead with his talk'.

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