Aristo's Family by Raymond Nickford
Approx. 85,670 words.
Published on June 6, 2011.
Aristo was told his family were burnt and left unidentifiable during the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974. Now he lives with his surviving son, Pavlos, and his obsession - to trace his family.
As an archaeologist with his private museum near Paphos, Aristo's late-night ‘staff meetings’ unfold themselves to Pavlos who is led deeper into a confrontation with ancient and unquiet souls.