Michalis, the robust son of his parents who settled in Piraeus, was forced to take his life into his own hands and fight for a better tomorrow. Alone, without any help, since his adolescence, he threw himself into the struggle of life with the dream of creating a shipping company. He will marry the most beautiful woman in the city, the daughter of one of the wealthiest families in Greece, he will build a huge financial group with a fleet of ships, hotels, and the largest department store in Piraeus, and he will rise to the top of the Greek economic elite, with his foresight and stubbornness. The Greek crisis and his love for a sweet girl from the island communities will force him to play everything for everything. Michael is simply the main character of the novel. Around it live and star many immigrants and settlers, whose personal history is described with realism and eloquence. The author describes people’s relationships against the backdrop of Greek society. Through the portrayal of this full of twists and turns time in the lives of the protagonists, Nikos Konstantinidis, with his magical writing, fascinatingly unfolds the recent history of the last sixty years of Greece, which inspires, disappoints, and fascinates. The protagonists’ dreams, joys and sorrows, successes and failures are described in such a way that they give unparalleled vitality to the book, which you will not want to put down.


Publication DateFeb 24, 2024LanguageEnglishISBN9781446623572CategoryFictionCopyrightAll Rights Reserved – Standard Copyright LicenseContributorsBy (author): Nikos Konstantinidis


Pages540BindingPerfect BoundInterior ColorBlack & WhiteDimensionsDigest (5.5 x 8.5 in / 140 x 216 mm)


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