Books tagged: crete

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Labrys and Horns: An Introduction to Modern Minoan Paganism
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,540. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
Learn about modern Minoan Paganism, the spirituality of ancient Crete as it comes alive in the modern world. From Ariadne and Dionysus to the Minotaur and the Earth Mother Goddess Rhea, there's something for everyone, whether you're a solitary or part of a spiritual group.
A Year in Crete (or the diet book that is not a diet book)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,530. Language: British English. Published: June 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Diet cooking
I had the opportunity to live on the island of Crete with my family for just over a year. In the process of researching, writing, cooking and eating I dropped two dress sizes without even trying, however there was more to my trip than discovering the unexpected benefits of following a Mediterranean diet. Would you like to join me on my adventure?
Elegy of the Minotaur
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,250. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales
A reimagining of the ancient Greek myth of Theseus and the Minotaur, Elegy of the Minotaur tells the story of the Minotaur, a half-human and half-bull monster. He is the son of Queen Pasiphae of Crete, a shy, bookish loner, who falls fatally in love with an icy aristocratic beauty. He futilely tries to use magic and divine intervention to change himself from a monster into a man.
Memoirs of a Fugitive on Mount Athos
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,820. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Mount Athos, the ancient land of monasteries, is sacred to Orthodox Christians. But the breathtakingly beautiful Holy Mountain has a darker side, which Father Nectarios reveals in his vivid account of a lifetime spent in this unique remnant of Byzantium. Fleeing from creditors after his boat is wrecked off Crete, the hedonistic Englishman resolves to find his niche in this medieval microcosm...
The Eagles of Crete
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,190. Language: British English. Published: November 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Eagles of Crete is the first book to give an account of the civil war that broke out in parts of Crete shortly after the end of World War II. Based on local newspaper reports and conversations with those who took part, The Eagles of Crete gives an unbiased narrative of the armed conflict and the years spent in hiding by the survivors of the communist forces.
The Priest's Tale
Series: Ottoman Cycle, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,040. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
The Ottoman Cycle, book 2 Crete, 1492. With vengeful Turkish pirates, slave markets, sea battles, enigmatic desert nomads, secretive knights, swordfighting Italians and a distressing time clad once more in priestly garb, Skiouros' life has never been more complex, and his end goal never seemed so far away.
Masthead Lookout
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,990. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
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Masthead Lookout is a journal of personal experiences, written by Geoff Shelton whilst he was serving in the Royal Navy. He journeys as far afield as the Arctic and Crete during his stint in the Navy between 1943 and 1947. Geoff Shelton starts out on HMS Corinthian at first, and his experiences of Navy life in the positions in which he worked have been detailed here.
Greece my palm with dreams
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 85,640. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Shirley Valentine eat your heart out. A riotous account of how an English couple were led up the garden path to buy a home in Crete. Living with the village people they encounter a way of life that will tickle you pink.
Πανώρια
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,640. Language: Greek. Published: December 12, 2012 by PELEKANOS BOOKS. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Το ποιμενικό δράμα του Γεωργίου Χορτάτζη, η Πανώρια, διαδραματίζεται στον Ψηλορείτη, με πρωταγωνίστριες δύο βοσκοπούλες που αρνούνται τον έρωτα δύο νεαρών βοσκών.
Crete - A Notebook
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,740. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Crete - A Notebook is a series of snapshots of an island the British writer and journalist has grown to cherish. It is less of a travel guide and more of a traveling companion and is his second book about the Greek islands.