Author Visit & Book Release
The Siege of Troy
We’re excited to once again welcome Theodor Kallifatides to the bookshop! This time to present & celebrate the release of his latest novel The Siege of Troy – a perceptive retelling of The Iliad, where a young Greek teacher draws on the enduring power of myth to help her students cope with the terrors of Nazi occupation.
Join us in the bookshop to celebrate the release together with the author!
Author conversation • Signing • Refreshments
Advance tickets also available at the bookshop. The conversation & presentation is in English.
Thursday 17th October at 18.30
The English Bookshop
Södermannagatan 22, Sofo/Södermalm.
T: Medborgarplatsen, or bus 2/3 to bus stop Nytorgsgatan.
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»It had become a habit now. Each morning we waited for Miss to continue with her story, and she didn’t disappoint us. She arrived at school well before us and was waiting with shining eyes, as if we were about to celebrate her name day.
Were we all in love with her? I didn’t know. But I was, and I woke up every day terrified that she wouldn’t be there, that she would have gone back home. Seeing her was a miracle. I can’t put it any other way. It was a miracle.
That day was no exception. She began to speak.«