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Top Customer Reviews: Greek Easy Learning ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 24 ratings
4 / 5
Formed: CD of Audio Ossia an excellent introduction to Greek partorisca absolute beginners. Some explanations of the each word and the sentence have repeated several times ensures that you learn everything. Calm take you dulcemente by means of a course. A bit manual is there wants to learn to write Greek also. To good sure recommend it if you are the beginner .
5 / 5
Formed: CD of Audio develops structured Amiably process. It learns some words, learns some sentences, listen them spoken in two conversation of way, deconstruct a sentence that chooses out of some parts comprise and learning more with some no. of calm bits So that it helps build a skill that you really need, which is doing some sense out of a response your attentively agreed statement of 'excusrseme, wants to go to an office of stick' or 'where is a canal of train pleases?'
5 / 5
Formed: Audio CD I had expected, in the bed that a blurb and descriptions, that this would be the decent introduction to a tongue. Sadly It Was horribly has deceived. It is very short and a lot, very basic. It covers very little and it can take calm for partorisca the day or two in the fate vacacional where all the English world-wide pause, but does not teach you a tongue. I have on elected more in both holidays of week in a 1980s.
5 / 5
Formed: Audio CD I now give are the visual student , like the decent book partorisca accompany a CDs would have been better. A tiny leaflet a lot he partorisca me. More information in a Greek alphabet in a start is required.
5 / 5
Formed: CD of Audio are Excellent in Greek partorisca absolute beginners. Interactive and progress in the slow step. My fellow the one who Greek of pause says is well.
5 / 5
Formed: CD of Audio adds cds, so only 3 disks but enough the plot to enjoy, and plots to learn. A handy booklet that comes with this a lot of gain for spellings and to use to the along lateralmente some disks, a enjoyable experience to learn.
4 / 5
Formed: Audio CD using this partorisca prepare for vacacional, Perfecto partorisca a task with all some basic sentences. A lot clear female speaker and goes in a right step partorisca me. interspersed With conversations. Good value.
5 / 5
Formed: Audio GREEK CD is the difficult tongue partorisca learn , some helps of booklet, but are disappointed concealed any all the sentences have used partorisca look in a book !
4 / 5
Formed: Audio CD Very limited in the row of subject of English tongue personnel,and unless you are looking for the train a lot a dialogue is squandered.
4 / 5
Formed: Audio EXCELLENT CD, but toil, likes to learn any lingo.
4 / 5
Ossia An excellent introduction to Greek partorisca absolute beginners. Some explanations of the each word and the sentence have repeated several times ensures that you learn everything. Calm take you dulcemente by means of a course. A bit manual is there wants to learn to write Greek also. To good sure recommend it if you are the beginner .
5 / 5
Develops structured amiably process. It learns some words, learns some sentences, listen them spoken in two conversation of way, deconstruct a sentence that chooses out of some parts comprise and learning more with some no. of calm bits So that it helps build a skill that you really need, which is doing some sense out of a response your attentively agreed statement of 'excusárseme, wants to go to an office of stick' or 'where is a canal of train pleases?'
5 / 5
I had expected, in the bed that a blurb and descriptions, that this would be the decent introduction to a tongue. Sadly It Was horribly has deceived. It is very short and a lot, very basic. It covers a lot little and it can take calm for still the day or two in the fate vacacional where all the English world-wide pause, but does not teach you a tongue. I have on elected more in both holidays of week in a @@@1980s.
5 / 5
Now prpers give are the visual student , like the decent book to accompany a CDs would have been better. A tiny leaflet a lot he for me. More information in a Greek alphabet in a start is required.
4 / 5
Run excellent in Greek partorisca absolute beginners. Interactive and progress in the slow step. My fellow the one who Greek of pause says is well.
4 / 5
Adds cds, so only 3 disks but enough the plot to enjoy, and plots to learn. A handy booklet that comes with this a lot of gain for spellings and to use to the along lateralmente some disks, a enjoyable experience to learn.
4 / 5
The Greek is the difficult tongue to learn , some helps of booklet, but are disappointed concealed any all the sentences have used to look in a book !
5 / 5
Using this to prepare for vacacional, Perfecto for a task with all some basic sentences. A lot clear female speaker and goes in a right step for me. interspersed With conversations. Good value.
5 / 5
Very limited in the row of subject @of English tongue @personnel,and unless you are looking for the train a lot a dialogue is squandered.
5 / 5
Version of book of the audio
A bit of the Curate is Egg this one; well in of the parts. In the first place a good:
A learning is done in an accessible way and like each lesson repeats and the builds to that has gone before, the words and the sentences are the stings marries without a need to constantly revisit capitulate leading. I averted in fact feeling had learnt some Greek and felt sure (mostly) using it vacacional.
A no like this good:
A version of book of the audio does not have any indication or means partorisca access the subjects on demand calm so much is forced partorisca do by means of in order, beginning partorisca finalise. Given a way some builds of work, this is not the bad idea but means that that finds the particular sentence or @@@subject is not really possible. This would not be a subject with the half physicist like the CD.
A content obsesses in directions and ignores much more sentences of basic travellers like “a table partorisca two” and “can have a bill'.
Some versions of Latin alphabet of some Greek words are not always spelt consistently and this can direct to doubt in correct pronunciation.
At least one of some sentence spoken, Can help me, is not partorisca present at all in a text of a booklet and is said like this quickly that calm is not partorisca clear at all the one who a sentence is.
One is some other words where a diverse pronunciation with a speaker. For example, a Greek word partorisca milk touched taste would owe that be pronounced like any “yal-ah' or “ral-ah'. When it Take in Greece a real pronunciation has touched more like “gal-ah'.
4 / 5
Has bought this reason have had already a Polish version and found the together place very good. It presents words and of the sentences a lot of course and has limited so only of your own time and skill in choosing on a tongue. Although it says that it calms it does not require partorisca follow he in an accompanying booklet, but so only listen to a CDs, has found that that law a booklet in parallel helped to comprise like some words are said, and some of some principles of pronunciation of papers.
5 / 5
It has not had really an occasion to fully value this closing
4 / 5
looks the fulfilled intimidating, run very intense, can not expect give comes from it.
4 / 5
Panajia ena Bubbles galla. His still all Greek mine. Partorisca Be sincere has not opened a container still or read any of him at all but a coverage looks good and am feigning the thoroughly the studio a day.

Top Customer Reviews: Birds, Beasts and ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 33 ratings
5 / 5 Ilda
Gerald Durrell Tries that it was any -pony of trick with the delicious east clue the soyy Familiar and Other Animals' A gorgeous islands of Corfu is still untouched for modernity and some estragos of a punctual war partorisca come, and Gerald young spends his days that explores each thumb of a terrain in looking for new captures partorisca his zoo of chamber. A detail is wanting to, some delicious descriptions, this in spite of like this good-looking like some creatures all certainly are, is some people those who populate this reservation concealed the fact like this fantastically memorable.
5 / 5 Fonda
A second book in Corfu ' trilogy' is like this charming and amusing like this first and there was laughing out of strong in of the places, included in the train has fill, a lot to a consternation of fellow passengers.

This history of Gerry and his entirely eccentric family is the far plus that amuses chronic of the parts of his infancy am spent partorisca grow up in a sun-isolates it drenched of Corfu, (this in spite of is not in fact the sequela) and has loved each word of him. It is funny and witty and for now really feels likes is Gerry and his madcap siblings and incredibly tolerant mother personally. Durrell HAS the vibrant, believable way with words and histories that says animal that really thinks that were there, and is like this humorous with him a same time. It directs to spend people the life- a way has described his brothers his old plus Larry (pompous) and Leslie (firearm crazy) is absolutely hilarious and does not cease never to amuse me that his mother dips up with any animal/of insect spends to finalise in his veranda. I have not gone still it has left the hamster until it was the adolescent , as they are particularly envious of Durrell variety resupplied of pets!

This reserves of course also recounts Durrell studio of the exploits and that adopts an odd plus of creatures that finds in an island- in this book he quite felizmente tarantulae of looks, captures seahorses and the rescues there is wounded more sties among other things. They are also happy to inform that Widdle and Puke, his naughty puppies is on duty, together with Roger a dog. There have it also an abundance of eclectic the characters have presented, of a Captain of drunkard Creech (to that a date on is attributed to) the charlatan psychics to a hilarious Countess Mavrodaki. Spiro Is also behind- yay!

So much the studio of characters like the book in an island and his animals, Birds, Bobos and Relative really does immersed calm to the wonderful young boy that infancy of sounds. Durrell Is one of my favourite writers and I really, really adore Corfu pounds especially. If it likes-you the pleasant reading , easy then can not recommend these highly enough.
5 / 5 Gilberto
This book is like a rest of Corfu serious. It follows his passion for animals and a natural world, while also having the wonderful skill in discribing situations his arrivals familiarised in, in the way that me giggle. There is advised my familiar of the bed, as it looks familiarised without knowing a Durrell family. Shining!
5 / 5 Judi
This was the joy to listen to,fantastically said for Nigel a lot of adventures,the history was very finalised with a turn in Inghilterra,
so only first of a World-wide like that.
5 / 5 Willow
Fantastic, has bought for my Grandchildren and has laughed and has smiled all throughout. Well the value that shabby, highly recommend. Now looking to buy another in a series for them.
4 / 5 Nida
I have ordered a second book of Gerald Durrell the trilogy and I has not been disappointed. It arrives punctually. He such wonderful reading and is like this pleasant likes first book. Highly recommend it.
4 / 5 Darleen
A good bed, the good prize and the delivery was quickly.
5 / 5 Debora
Justo wonderful. No more the words have required. I am crying it has arrived of loss to read a last page. Any one will complain to read this book.
4 / 5 Lawanna
Calm once chooses on a book, does not think you will be able of the place down also calm active also have the good laugh
5 / 5 Isiah
To the equal that has announced. Reasonable trilogy of Books in a subject of this Author.
5 / 5 Ashton
Gerald has loved absolutely Durrell according to book in Corfu trilogy. Prpers Having looked each episode of A Durrells in first TV, could not expect read all his books. Reading this book can see and listen some actors to the equal that am reading. Yes it knows it is not a real Durrell the familiar but enhances my entertainment of these books.
His accounts of some chances and situations a family has experienced had very only enthralled but crying with laughing!
His descriptive powers are surprising, any hips mention his faultless memories partorisca grow up in Corfu.
Has visited a lot of Greek islands but a lot of Corfu so I am looking forward to mine first holidays there later a year.
My only negative commentary is that this second novel looked all too short, or is perhaps be the page that turns too many quickly with anticipation.
The one who the terrible shame that Gerald is not alive now. He so much partorisca conservation!
5 / 5 Earlean
Like run of a trilogy, essential reading. I have had some other two books in fact a lot of years, there is then @@give that Iwas that loses is one. Any of Gerald Durrell the excellent books, entertaining reading, as when you have finalised is one, he beginning that it reads some another.
Is trying Takes your boys partorisca read more, give them any of Gerald Durrell the books and you are the casualidades good to lose them in him!
4 / 5 Donya
A second book in Corfu ' trilogy' is like this charming and amusing like this first and there was laughing out of strong in of the places, included in the train has fill, a lot to a consternation of fellow passengers.

This history of Gerry and his entirely eccentric family is the far plus that amuses chronic of the parts of his infancy am spent partorisca grow up in a sun-isolates it drenched of Corfu, (this in spite of is not in fact the sequela) and has loved each word of him. It is funny and witty and for now really feels likes is Gerry and his madcap siblings and incredibly tolerant mother personally. Durrell HAS the vibrant, believable way with words and histories that says animal that really thinks that were there, and is like this humorous with him a same time. It directs to spend people the life- a way has described his brothers his old plus Larry (pompous) and Leslie (firearm crazy) is absolutely hilarious and does not cease never to amuse me that his mother dips up with any animal/of insect spends to finalise in his veranda. I have not gone still it has left the hamster until it was the adolescent , as they are particularly envious of Durrell variety resupplied of pets!

This reserves of course also recounts Durrell studio of the exploits and that adopts an odd plus of creatures that finds in an island- in this book he quite felizmente looks tarantulae, captures seahorses and the rescues there is wounded more sties among other things. They are also happy to inform that Widdle and Puke, his naughty puppies is on duty, together with Roger a dog. There have it also an abundance of eclectic the characters have presented, of a Captain of drunkard Creech (to that a date on is attributed to) the charlatan psychics to a hilarious Countess Mavrodaki. Spiro Is also behind- yay!

So much the studio of characters like the book in an island and his animals, Birds, Bobos and Relative really does immersed calm to the wonderful young boy that infancy of sounds. Durrell Is one of my favourite writers and I really, really adore Corfu pounds especially. If it likes-you the pleasant reading , easy then can not recommend these highly enough.
4 / 5 Saturnina
Has ordered a second book of Gerald Durrell the trilogy and I has not been disappointed. It arrives punctually. He such wonderful reading and is like this pleasant likes first book. Highly recommend it.
4 / 5 Julius
Once chooses on a book, does not think you will be able of the place down also calm active also have the good laugh
5 / 5 Harriette
A better of a trilogy, but read the all partorisca complete it extracted. It has been Gerald Durrell parco of fauna and flora on Jersey and was the brilliant could feel you his amour partorisca some animals and also his sense of humour. The day adds era.
5 / 5 Josefina
Justo wonderful. No more the words have required. I am crying it has arrived of loss partorisca read a last page. Any one will complain partorisca read this book.
4 / 5 Justa
Excellent writing, a lot entertaining, the one who the wonderful family a Durrells was.
5 / 5 Sylvester
A lovely bed. Ape and that interest with the bit of the sad end. It can not expect read a prójimo a
5 / 5 Larita
So only love a humour and chaos that this familiar lived stops.
5 / 5 Marylin
Has bought like this present partorisca my husband that has to that no partorisca the read still but happy to have this book.
4 / 5 Milagros
So only the brilliant bed - like this humorous, a lot-writing, some characters are like this strong - and all dipped in such half beautiful.
5 / 5 Damien
First book adds partorisca Add Durrell will look forward to partorisca read his another reservation
5 / 5 Mao
This book is fantastic has to that it has had a the majority of good-looking infancy never.
4 / 5 Kelle
Fantastic bed, put you well in a place with them, Visited Corfu loved it so as a familiar
5 / 5 Jan
A wonderful book partorisca any with Durrell mania, taste.
Thank you, MYNXMAN.
5 / 5 Aurea
Some creatures are furry and pleasant, and creepy crawly and icky. But Durrell has a present to do included a icky some interesting and his attitude to animals and to the people is a lot appealing and amusing. It is the property . I am looking forward to reading a third in this punctual trilogy. I wish his books would go in partorisca always, but of then they no, so only will appeal partorisca reread them.
4 / 5 Yevette
One a lot pleasant adds read. Rid has better read in of the ages.
4 / 5 Vivienne
This book, as with Durrell is Corfu pounds, door some real joy the life. Wonderful descriptive tongue that mark his means coming the life. I have been reading this book my mother the one who is in him nursing the house and is one of a bit those that things that has directed to maintain his interest and do his smile.
5 / 5 Ned
This trilogy is without the doubt some of one the majority of wonderful poetic, colours and humerous reservations could any never expect read
5 / 5 Adelaide
A really amorous history, well writes could do not dipping down. I have enjoyed a whole trilogy. A must read partorisca Durrell defenders!
4 / 5 Torri
The reading has finalised almost this and it enjoying. Perhaps very like this as well as his prime minister in a trilogy the Corfu (My familiar and another relative). They are so only for behind holidays, those remain in an a lot of special east cost north of Corfu. It is the magic place and has walked in a white house where Lawrence Durrell lived and has written some of his books. I have seen some birds and the butterflies have described in the books of Gerald and can comprise why the and his family has maintained the amour of this island everything of his lives. My partner and I were spent ours first together holidays exactly done 30 years in Corfu and has decided the revisit that. I have been in a same hotel in a city where spends ours first night has retreated immediately has been the postcard of him, a lot to a delight of a receptionist. I feign to read more than a Durrell books.
5 / 5 Tyson
My net has read My Familiar and Other Animals and has loved this book. It arrives in time for his to take was with sound.

Top Customer Reviews: Ottoman Odyssey: ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 9 ratings
4 / 5 Meg
Another reviewer has critiqued this book partorisca the pair of historical inaccuracies. And although some states of author blandly (page 120) that investigations partorisca a book (to the equal that has to that), a inaccuracies any detract of a otherwise a lot-writing and, more importantly, in interesting book one is interested in a Ottoman empire that straddles any Turchia only but partorisca the this and west.

Very leading Ottoman the cities to Turchia external remains an attractive in a to Turchia. Soyuch More than Mostar, the Old city of Sarajevo is the little Turkey, at least in a heady month of state. In the each street in an Old City, could listen a Turkish spoken by the tourists flown in of Istanbul for a national carrier airline on strongly subsidized flights' (page 139)

This book, in a whole, is the combination of the travelogue, biography, and history, and is this lovely mix , written by the writer the one who has the deep personal desire partorisca comprise a heritage of his past and that of his Turkish roots.
5 / 5 Tamela
Alev Scott has written the rich book in aspiration but poor in investigation and analytically superficial. It has chosen the fascinating subject and finds like this aim in of the parts. This in spite of, result more and there is disappointed one more has read further. So like this, that this description has finalised three a lot the time times that has had originally feigned it partorisca be.

Alev Is partorisca analyse flange quite superficial in a platitudinous ('the tongue is a key to the culture shared'), and a book is rife with analytically redundant sentences, as '... Test that fine it-layered the community undressed of his foundations struggles to survive' - no any society undressed of his 'foundations' (anything could be) fight to survive? His looks of heart to be in a right place but some amateurs of the historical analyses in fact do a class of failure looks for to avert. The common of the people do not want to read the dry academicians take on history and instead will take the book like this, which is, unfortunately, full of factual errors, sentimental opinion and unconscious prejudice. It recognises that the literature can have the detrimental effect, mentioning Ivo Andric is a Bridge in Drina, but looks unaware that his writing something alike, so only in the thinnest way.

Some of a factual the errors that relates to some Balkans and Middle East has been signalled is gone in the description a Financial Time and for another reviewer here. This in spite of, some errors have not limited to these forwards Ottoman territories but comprise Turchia he. For example, an author alleges the population of an empire in 1914 has comprised 6 million Christians. Although a Christian population was big, his figure does not have any census of population or record of church of some communities of millet at the same time and an empire had lost all his majority Christian earths previously to 1914.

His spectacular dud pair, quotes his claims like the journalist, informing to a recent transmission of name of a Republic of Macedonia, more than FYROM, to the republic of Macedonia North is incredible. It have been that a Republic of Macedonia in a first place a whole controversy around the nomenclature would not be arisen never. In a subject of Macedonia, although east times a Greek province of a same name (for this a sensibility) declares that, a 20th century, resulted of Greek Thessaloniki finally. It has to that that did not conceal to be once again?

Alleging a Ottoman Imperio 'left for coexistence among ethnic and religious groups, but was beset for tensions his last century' is to be any disingenuous or ignorant of some conditions for those living basses dhimmi state and some mixed of minorities in of the leading centuries. No-the Muslims am remained to exist but so only like this dhimmi, with all a prejudice and abuse this entailed. It is resembled to conclude that South Africa of apartheid or pre Amsterdam of civil rights has black accidents to coexist; clearly, I am remained to exist but has had to know his place. An a lot of Tanzimat the reforms informs to, like some examples of a liberalism to evolve, has been forced in a Ottomans by other imperial powers been due to some abuses have suffered of any-Muslim of an empire. Again, in a subject of coexistence, written of a unequalness of Israele of present day and the coexistence when being level of only surface , 'the Arabs that resists a legacy of having his houses and lands taken of them.' Still it does not look to do some links with as Ottomans has done exactly one same and that Ottoman the society was even more exclusionary, instead constantly informing to a delusion of coexistence.

Like another example of an author is has confused thought and of the contradictions is a claim concealed ' had any exodus of mass of a imperó and that be of Turchia 'a relatively homogeneous society... It is unlikely to see... splintered, sectarian civil War'. Still, it informs to a Greek exodus(is) and for now looks to forget a Armenian the genocide frequently informs to, not even mentioning Kurdish separatism. More to a point, in a chapter of a book informs the Armenian figures of population a prompt 20th century and declares that these numbers have been exhausted for a 'exodus of loaded' of Armenians that follows some massacres down Abdul Hamid in some first decades of a genocide.

A feeble comparison of Greek ultra-nationalists to some rulers of Iberia 500 earlier years is surpassed so only for that to juxtapose a janissaries like the force that occupies any to the @@@IDF of Israele. Ossia Ironic on like this levels. A janissaries, so Ottoman troops, was a force to occupy in Constantinopla, which had been conquered of a indigenous population in 1453. Of course, this can be opportunely glossed the few years of hundred later when Constantinopla-cum-Istanbul, as I have embezzled of Turchia, loses his Christian heritage and is Islamized. A janissaries not being seen like a force to occupy for a indigenous population the simple 70 years after a Ottoman conquers? It times it a first wait of a conquerors and that occupies the forces result some new 'indigenous' population? 70 years, 100, 500, 1000? A do one well to reflect on like Turchia is resulted Muslim in a first place, the accuse which would resupply the rich source of as the identities change over time.

Some tentativas of an author to portray she in the opposition to one prejudices which give increase to the nationalism a lot entirely has sucedido, as his opinions are touched with the sentimentality for Ottomanism and Turkishness is probably very conscious of. Clearly taking pride in his own Turkish heritage in his travesías Balkan and comprising a resentment besides yields a lot of-Muslim in Middle East to the his Ottoman leader, failure to do a connection of any-Muslim in the Balkan countries that annoying Turkish interference in modern time. It gets obsessed with verse of prejudice of the Muslims in a region but a lot of tentativa to comprise some fears of any-Muslim, given a discrimination has suffered low centuries of Ottoman principle and the current Turkey that meddles in of the Balkan subjects. His unconscious prejudices, this in spite of benign, betray his own 'correct fantasy' of victimhood has seen his self-association confesa 'with Half Oriental communities, that comprises Turchia' and some leaves to bias his writing. This in spite of her mockingly informs to other' true fantasies.

This is not to say an author is uncritical of politics and Turkish attitudes, but tomb to an included recognised cheat in another when it expresses the quite patronising view that this in ex-Ottoman the external earths of Turchia. His lack of awareness of of the this is almost Orwellian. How it is his reference to a 1923 transmission of population of 'a to Turchia purged of some Christians those who had lived there for centuries and to to Greece purged of some Muslims those who had lived there almost like this long.' This chance was tragic for all this struck for any one calculating but some needs of author to go back and research a history of Christianity and Islam in these first earths to try to do statements to the equal that east, which simply does not stand up to scrutiny.

Another example of has thought garbled is the reference to the progressive attitude of the to of Turkish ambassador of the blacks in pre-Amsterdam of civil rights - elsewhere in a book she clearly points out of a prejudice that is long to Afro-Turks in Turchia. Also it looks to forget, although again it cover it elsewhere in a book, this prejudice in Ottoman and to Turchia republican early has been based on religion: a Armenian genocide (which also struck Greek and community of Assyrian); an expulsion of Anatolian (Ron) Greek; a ruinous imposed of any-Muslim that remained in @1930s and @@@1940s; a anti-Greek pogroms in a @@@1950s and a rejection sponsored state of a genocide of a @@@1960s from now on (of course of a 'subject Christian' has been estásolucionado' overt bigotry has moved now in the undesirable Muslim minorities, like a Kurds and Alevis). An episode of ambassador, which is so only that, an episode, can not be taken like representative of general attitudes. A sinister side of a contemporary expression 'happy is the one who called the Turk' is not considered. You are attacked when that is now Turchia was Turkified to a cost of his very big minorities, with some mate 'Turkey for a Turks' and scapegoating of Armenians during WW1 in a same way Hitler was the scapegoat Jews in some consequences of a same war. A similarity in tongue and tongue to hate generally used against both these minorities is attacking, so much be blamed for a ills of the his 'host' society.

Grossly Being missing of in historian but full accuracy of opinion, Alev the book of Scott is possibly a worse class of literature of travesía, sentimentalised and misleading, reading like the magazine of an adolescent. If a book is meant to be anything more than self-indulgent the really requires the plot more self-awareness and maturity. It is really the collection of the episodes of the traveller in spite of frequent, embarrassing endeavours in deep idea.
4 / 5 Adrien
The description of Tim Judah in a FT underlined factual errors in the account of an author of history in some Balkans. Some poor duties for an author in Middle East is worse. So only a horrible howler - 'With which Libano' Are War of Day with Israele in 1967...' Libano Has not been in sound of war in 1967, neither like this aggressor or victim. A war was among Israele and Syrian /Egitto / of Giordania .
Ossia Poor, and done a reader asks the one who another historian inaccuracies is scattered by means of the representation of a book of a history of country in a 'Imperio has lost'.
In of the fashionable terms, a book too often law like a travesía too much intense magazine, writes with which has come too local, for an adolescent the year of empty jaunt around Europe. The descriptions of people and places are any paving, or period the prose that is flowery and nettling. In general, the enormous disappointment.
4 / 5 Philomena
Thoroughly I Have enjoyed this - the mix adds of history, his impact in a present world and some personal histories of some characters an author fulfilled in his travesías. Any sure qualifies it another amazon reviewers to disparage a prose, but found that writing very good! Highly recommended.
5 / 5 Kim
Scott drives a reader by means of historical terrain and complex politician with thoughtfulness and hot. I have found this informative ... But much more it concealed it: the magic concoction of universal and personal truths.
5 / 5 Kristian
The coverage of a book has been missing-this has not been mentioned in a description. Ossia Typical partorisca world-wide of books.
4 / 5 Arnold
Alev Scott has written the rich book in aspiration but poor in investigation and analytically superficial. It has chosen the fascinating subject and finds like this aim in of the parts. This in spite of, result more and there is disappointed one more has read further. So like this, that this description has finalised three a lot the time times that has had originally feigned it partorisca be.

Alev Is partorisca analyse flange quite superficial in a platitudinous ('the tongue is a key to the culture shared'), and a book is rife with analytically redundant sentences, as '... Test that fine it-layered the community undressed of his foundations struggles to survive' - no any society undressed of his 'foundations' (anything could be) fight to survive? His looks of heart to be in a right place but some amateurs of the historical analyses in fact do a class of failure looks for to avert. The common of the people do not want to read the dry academicians take on history and instead will take the book like this, which is, unfortunately, full of factual errors, sentimental opinion and unconscious prejudice. It recognises that the literature can have the detrimental effect, mentioning Ivo Andric is a Bridge in Drina, but looks unaware that his writing something alike, so only in the thinnest way.

Some of a factual the errors that relates to some Balkans and Middle East has been signalled is gone in the description a Financial Time and for another reviewer here. This in spite of, some errors have not limited to these forwards Ottoman territories but comprise Turchia he. For example, an author alleges the population of an empire in 1914 has comprised 6 million Christians. Although a Christian population was big, his figure does not have any census of population or record of church of some communities of millet at the same time and an empire had lost all his majority Christian earths previously to 1914.

His spectacular failure any, quotes his claims like the journalist, informing to a recent transmission of name of a Republic of Macedonia, more than FYROM, to the republic of Macedonia North is incredible. It have been that a Republic of Macedonia in a first place a whole controversy around the nomenclature would not be arisen never. In a subject of Macedonia, although east times a Greek province of a same name (for this a sensibility) declares that, a 20th century, resulted of Greek Thessaloniki finally. It has to that that did not conceal to be once again?

Alleging a Ottoman Imperio 'left for coexistence among ethnic and religious groups, but was beset for tensions his last century' is to be any disingenuous or ignorant of some conditions for those living basses dhimmi state and some mixed of minorities in of the leading centuries. No-the Muslims am remained to exist but so only like this dhimmi, with all a prejudice and abuse this entailed. It is resembled to conclude that South Africa of apartheid or pre Amsterdam of civil rights has black accidents to coexist; clearly, I am remained to exist but has had to know his place. An a lot of Tanzimat the reforms informs to, like some examples of a liberalism to evolve, has been forced in a Ottomans by other imperial powers been due to some abuses have suffered of any-Muslim of an empire. Again, in a subject of coexistence, written of a unequalness of Israele of present day and the coexistence when being level of only surface , 'the Arabs that resists a legacy of having his houses and lands taken of them.' Still it does not look to do some links with as Ottomans has done exactly one same and that Ottoman the society was even more exclusionary, instead constantly informing to a delusion of coexistence.

Like another example of an author is has confused thought and of the contradictions is a claim concealed ' had any exodus of mass of a imperó and that be of Turchia 'a relatively homogeneous society... It is unlikely to see... splintered, sectarian civil War'. Still, it informs to a Greek exodus(is) and for now looks to forget a Armenian the genocide frequently informs to, not even mentioning Kurdish separatism. More to a point, in a chapter of a book informs the Armenian figures of population a prompt 20th century and declares that these numbers have been exhausted for a 'exodus of loaded' of Armenians that follows some massacres down Abdul Hamid in some first decades of a genocide.

A feeble comparison of Greek ultra-nationalists to some rulers of Iberia 500 earlier years is surpassed so only for that to juxtapose a janissaries like the force that occupies any to the @@@IDF of Israele. Ossia Ironic on like this levels. A janissaries, so Ottoman troops, was a force to occupy in Constantinopla, which had been conquered of a indigenous population in 1453. Of course, this can be opportunely glossed the few years of hundred later when Constantinopla-cum-Istanbul, as I have embezzled of Turchia, loses his Christian heritage and is Islamized. A janissaries not being seen like a force to occupy for a indigenous population the simple 70 years after a Ottoman conquers? It times it a first wait of a conquerors and that occupies the forces result some new 'indigenous' population? 70 years, 100, 500, 1000? A do one well to reflect on like Turchia is resulted Muslim in a first place, the accuse which would resupply the rich source of as the identities change over time.

Some tentativas of an author to portray she in the opposition to one prejudices which give increase to the nationalism a lot entirely has sucedido, as his opinions are touched with the sentimentality for Ottomanism and Turkishness is probably very conscious of. Clearly taking pride in his own Turkish heritage in his travesías Balkan and comprising a resentment besides yields a lot of-Muslim in Middle East to the his Ottoman leader, failure to do a connection of any-Muslim in the Balkan countries that annoying Turkish interference in modern time. It gets obsessed with verse of prejudice of the Muslims in a region but a lot of tentativa to comprise some fears of any-Muslim, given a discrimination has suffered low centuries of Ottoman principle and the current Turkey that meddles in of the Balkan subjects. His unconscious prejudices, this in spite of benign, betray his own 'correct fantasy' of victimhood has seen his self-association confesa 'with Half Oriental communities, that comprises Turchia' and some leaves to bias his writing. This in spite of her mockingly informs to other' true fantasies.

This is not to say an author is uncritical of politics and Turkish attitudes, but tomb to an included recognised cheat in another when it expresses the quite patronising view that this in ex-Ottoman the external earths of Turchia. His lack of awareness of of the this is almost Orwellian. How it is his reference to a 1923 transmission of population of 'a to Turchia purged of some Christians those who had lived there for centuries and to to Greece purged of some Muslims those who had lived there almost like this long.' This chance was tragic for all this struck for any one calculating but some needs of author to go back and research a history of Christianity and Islam in these first earths to try to do statements to the equal that east, which simply does not stand up to scrutiny.

Another example of has thought garbled is the reference to the progressive attitude of the to of Turkish ambassador of the blacks in pre-Amsterdam of civil rights - elsewhere in a book she clearly points out of a prejudice that is long to Afro-Turks in Turchia. Also it looks to forget, although again it cover it elsewhere in a book, this prejudice in Ottoman and to Turchia republican early has been based on religion: a Armenian genocide (which also struck Greek and community of Assyrian); an expulsion of Anatolian (Ron) Greek; a ruinous imposed of any-Muslim that remained in @1930s and @@@1940s; a anti-Greek pogroms in a @@@1950s and a rejection sponsored state of a genocide of a @@@1960s from now on (of course of a 'subject Christian' has been estásolucionado' overt bigotry has moved now in the undesirable Muslim minorities, like a Kurds and Alevis). An episode of ambassador, which is so only that, an episode, can not be taken like representative of general attitudes. A sinister side of a contemporary expression 'happy is the one who called the Turk' is not considered. You are attacked when that is now Turchia was Turkified to a cost of his very big minorities, with some mate 'Turkey for a Turks' and scapegoating of Armenians during WW1 in a same way Hitler was the scapegoat Jews in some consequences of a same war. A similarity in tongue and tongue to hate generally used against both these minorities is attacking, so much be blamed for a ills of the his 'host' society.

Grossly Being missing of in historian but full accuracy of opinion, Alev the book of Scott is possibly a worse class of literature of travesía, sentimentalised and misleading, reading like the magazine of an adolescent. If a book is meant to be anything more than self-indulgent the really requires the plot more self-awareness and maturity. It is really the collection of the episodes of the traveller in spite of frequent, embarrassing endeavours in deep idea.
5 / 5 Olga
Thoroughly There Is enjoyed this - the mix adds of history, his impact in a present world and some personal histories of some characters an author fulfilled in his travesías. Any sure qualifies it another amazon reviewers to disparage a prose, but found that writing very good! Highly recommended.
4 / 5 Anabel
An interesting and enjoyable serious of the sketch that present a reader to Ottoman and Turkish influence on some last six hundred years or so many. A sooner reviewer know as 'a client' achieved the student-like rant almost like this like this reserves he while comprising bad his purpose. Perhaps it can spend his time more profitably write his own book in a subject when it graduates.

Top Customer Reviews: The Durrells of ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 46 ratings
5 / 5 Emelia
Prpers Having read almost everything of Gerald Durrell books in the movement of a family in Corfu and like result the conservationist, was interested really read an account of one which he all has begun. Enough the sad history to start with with and has not known that a family has been based in Indian in a start. A book was contrast complete to a series that is to be aim in television recently, knows need of costruttrici of the program to entertain the spectators but looks as if the majority of a history has been done up for TV. I will not give any one details were to dread to spoil a book for any the one who there is not reading still the, but to good sure would recommend this to any one interested in a family.
3 / 5 Rene
Partorisca The familiar this has directed such the privileged, exciting life in Indian in a lot of years the is not surprising finds like this dislikable in 2019.
Has to that well sure that Cups Durrell has had the hard time that follows a death of his husband but when I listen that schools some girls have been sent to in United Kingdom , some houses have lived in him can not be remained destitute. Some boys look for having taken little profit of these schools. Louisa Durrell Is not remained an impoverished widow.
Talent some of them have had in abundance; Lawrence, Gerald but has had a lot of occasion partorisca develop.
His situation would be the very announcing partorisca schooling of house. Exposed to the second tongue, culture and interesting character of another culture.
Date a timeline when they have moved in Corfu and like a spectre of war has to that there is hanged weighed in this a lot of island invaded one could be forgiven partorisca think has moved of United Kingdom in Parigi to Corfu via easyJet or has to that it has been very rich.
Like this Louisa and his husband was Indian colonials so that it supposes that this explains his big-the attitude rid and his his expectations of life.
The supposition are in amour with a sweet representation, ape of the life portrayed in a TV the serious and I can not expect concealed partorisca relate like the life really would have been.
Some two exceptional characters are Spiro and Theo, a natural historian. They find like this real. So that some animals.
Boring Bournemouth or Corfu is the no-brainier.
Louisa Durrell Tried partorisca do a better partorisca his tribe of girls very different and deserves the plot crediticia partorisca pull them out of schools of atrocious British boarding and in that leave them see the one who the real life could be roughly state.
Has been bored averts of an odd chapter that has treated Corfiotes. No respecto which paint a villa was. Still I have any real sense of reason has chosen Corfu and any one creates which have contributed to a local/of the widest society.
Have it has stuck was.
I amour travelogues and discovering in the different cultures but I have obtained any sense of that.
4 / 5 Kandace
It is roughly time any one has written a history of a Durrell family. Larry, an author whose books are far too highbrow partorisca me (except Bitter Lemons of Cipro); Leslie, a gun-crazy one the one who takes partorisca mention grieve; Margo, spotty and amour-lorn the one who decamps the Bournemouth; and Gerry, he of a Zoo of Jersey. And Mother of course, the one who cooked like the sleep, has drunk like the fish and resisted him everything near. An interesting book. Recommended.
5 / 5 Jamal
The as it has loved a series of A Durells to Corfu that has wanted to read in his history of one has arrived in Corfu. Some starts of book in Indian where all some boys are born and by means of him all - and a backbone of him all - is an amazing Louisa Darrell. I have not finalised a history but I can hardly dipped the down and is not often say that in the book. It is it is an excellent read.
5 / 5 Ami
It like a lot other people, has been enthralled for a series of television that objective some adventures & of time/of the file of a Durrell the family during his 4 years is past partorisca live in Corfu in a 1930s. This book is a perfect accompaniment to some serious and left that it wants to Gerald has read Durrell Corfu Trilogy, which expect to do in some point, when my battery of unread decreases of books the little. All of a family are people very different and is gone in to have legated and interesting bolt after his time the Corfu.
3 / 5 Kyla
It is not the very good writer, which tends partorisca spoil an experience partorisca read this book. It is very researched but has any spark.
5 / 5 Elvis
Easy to read , count it biographical alive quite short and amours of a Durrell clan. A good book so that desire to know more in a Durrell Family.
5 / 5 Tereasa
Fascinating Good reservation to know a fund of a familiar and as it differs of a series of television... Recommended
4 / 5 Patti
A lot of enlightening and looks partorisca say a full history, fill in of the bits that Gerald has to that the left was!
4 / 5 Domenica
Amado a program in TV and has wanted to know more in a Durrell. It was a lot but I have lost interest before an end and did not finalise it after researching has to that give there are multiple books roughly the all but a lot much more information that a series
4 / 5 Elaina
For the familiar this has directed such the privileged, exciting life in Indian in a lot of years the is not surprising finds like this dislikable in 2019.
Has to that well sure that Cups Durrell has had the hard time that follows a death of his husband but when I listen that schools some girls have been sent to in United Kingdom , some houses have lived in him can not be remained destitute. Some boys look for having little taken profit of these schools. Louisa Durrell Is not remained an impoverished widow.
Talent some of them have had in abundance; Lawrence, Gerald but has had a lot of occasion to develop.
His situation would be the very announcing for schooling of house. Exposed to the second tongue, culture and interesting character of another culture.
Quotes a timeline when they have moved in Corfu and like a spectre of war has to that there is hanged weighed in this a lot of island invaded one could be forgiven to think has moved of United Kingdom in Parigi to Corfu via easyJet or has to that it has been a lot rich.
Like this Louisa and his husband was Indian colonials so that it supposes that this explains his big-the attitude rid and his his expectations of life.
The supposition are in amour with a sweet representation, ape of the life portrayed in a TV the serious and I can not expect concealed to relate like the life really would have been.
Some two exceptional characters are Spiro and Theo, a natural historian. They find like this real. So that some animals.
Boring Bournemouth or Corfu is the no-brainier.
Louisa Durrell Tried to do a better for his tribe of girls very different and deserves the plot crediticia to pull them out of schools of atrocious British boarding and in that leave them see the one who the real life could be roughly state.
Has been bored averts of an odd chapter that has treated Corfiotes. No respecto which paint a villa was. Still I have any real sense of reason has chosen Corfu and any one creates which have contributed to a local/of the widest society.
Has stick era.
I amour travelogues and discovering in the different cultures but I have obtained any sense of that.
5 / 5 Delorse
Is roughly time any one has written a history of a Durrell family. Larry, an author whose books are far too highbrow for me (except Bitter Lemons of Cipro); Leslie, a gun-crazy one the one who takes to mention grieve; Margo, spotty and amour-lorn the one who decamps the Bournemouth; and Gerry, he of a Zoo of Jersey. And Mother of course, the one who cooked like the sleep, has drunk like the fish and resisted him everything near. An interesting book. Recommended.
4 / 5 Laraine
I to the equal that has loved a series of A Durells to Corfu that has loved to read in his history of one has arrived in Corfu. Some starts of book in Indian where all some boys are born and by means of him all - and a backbone of him all - is an amazing Louisa Darrell. I have not finalised a history but I can hardly dipped the down and is not often say that in the book. It is it is an excellent read.
5 / 5 Shirlene
Likes a lot other people, has been enthralled for a series of television that objective some adventures & of time/of the file of a Durrell the family during his 4 years is spent to live in Corfu in a @@@1930s. This book is a perfect accompaniment to some serious and left that it loves Gerald has read Durrell Corfu Trilogy, which expect to do in some point, when my battery of unread decreases of books the little. All of a family are people very different and is gone in to have legated and interesting bolt after his time the Corfu.
5 / 5 Pricilla
Is not the very good writer, which tends to spoil an experience to read this book. It is very researched but has any spark.
4 / 5 Kathaleen
Fascinating Reserves well to know a fund of a familiar and as it differs of a series of television... Recommended
5 / 5 Coy
A lot of enlightening and looks to say a full history, fill in of the bits that Gerald has to that the left was!
4 / 5 Kiyoko
Am enjoying this book. It have bought the copy of paper for the present navideño and is And edition on its own name. Some photographs are clearer in a screen of the mine Kindle Fire that the version of book. They are also able to expand some photograph the pocolos more first that a clarity is lost.
5 / 5 Lucrecia
Prpers Having seen a series of recent TV has been interested partorisca know that the bits were true and that fiction! Rid adds, enjoyable partorisca all the world. The main surprise was that when a Durrells is returned the Bournemouth was 10 minutes less out of where has lived!
4 / 5 Hester
Has loved a program in TV and has wanted to know more in a Durrell. It was a lot but I have lost first interest of an end and did not finalise it after researching has @to @give there are multiple books roughly the all but a lot much more information that a serious
4 / 5 Jalisa
does not squander your time and money. With which reading Gerald Durrell books, thought it would be good to read more in a family.
So only taken roughly 30 by means of this first giving up. Bad and big writing chunks copied and pasted of Durrell the reservation.
5 / 5 Caroyln
Has bought this book for my woman, as it loves a television series. A fact that his in the familiar concealed is not fictional, he all a plus enjoyable. If you have not looked a serious TV, to good sure can recommend, and a book.
4 / 5 Yasmine
Keeley Hawes is not the bit like an original, and a series of television is complete fantasy . We have known that Gerald has spent pink-tinted spectacles, but this book stuffs a muck. I add!
5 / 5 Sadie
Has been surprised by this book - could not have read a blurb, is a history of a real family and his travesías and circumstances, interest but any that has expected.
5 / 5 Marcellus
Really interesting to know the resulted of a rest of A Durrell family.
5 / 5 Loreen
Is interesting finding some facts behind some books and TVs serious. I can be the little slow in time but enjoying it.
4 / 5 Stephaine
Has found an information in a Durrell life in Indian very interesting, especialy to the equal that am spent my infancy there and has recognised some pkaces, like this his time in Norwood, a zone in firm to where am spent my early life in Inghilterra. I have been surprised the one who different some characters have been compared to some recent tekevision serious
5 / 5 Maira
Yes is interested in a Durrell family, then this book rid. It is full of photo of a family, and some people that has known in Corfu. Also it gives it details of his life in Indiana, Londra and Bournemouth.
4 / 5 Jc
A Must Read Excellent, Gives so much more additional information so that more go in with a family.
5 / 5 Lavern
Has loved this book and could do not dipping down. I me laugh, cry and thoroughly enjoy. Highly it recommends.
4 / 5 Janis
A lovely reserve which complete a series of television and a soyy books familiarised fantastically. I have laughed out of strong in time.
4 / 5 Martina
Interesting and amazing book in an unusual family. An interesting bed like the quota of a family is very known for his books and a Zoo of Jersey.
4 / 5 Mercedes
Like this interesting discovering some real lives of a Durell family.
5 / 5 Doretta
Book to the equal that in lovely condition, & prize very good. Fast delivery. Shots this bookshop another time.
5 / 5 Lelia
THE ONE WHO An OPENER of EYE To REAL DURRELL FAMILY. A lot of ENJOYABLE And INTRIGUING. WILL Is READ GERALDS TRILOGY WITH A DIFFERENT POINT OF VIEW.
5 / 5 Loan
The very good history a lot of writing could not dip pound down
4 / 5 Cody
Excellent version of the for real eccentric and involving family. Hilarious In of the places and poignant in another never dull. Recommended
4 / 5 Florene
A brilliant book like this enjoyable.un record of a Durrells life of when they have lived in Indians there life in Corfu and au-delà.il like a way is writing and can any the place enjoyable has looked a program and declare the Corfu.
4 / 5 Lina
A real history of a Durrells. Enough it bite it different of a dramatisation of television!
4 / 5 Maire
Entertaining And account very authoritative of some lives of a Durrell is before and with which Corfu.
4 / 5 Natalie
A really enjoyable read. It adds the series of television. Point to read more relating to a Durrells.
5 / 5 Dorian
Has read this in Corfu. To be sincere does not have any very new in this book that you would not know to read Gerald and Lawrence Durrell books.
5 / 5 Hector
If you have enjoyed one the serious TV then will love this idea the real Durrells. Excellent
5 / 5 Jacquie
is a lot àmusing A good light has read. A final chapter that bores but things of bonds up. Any reallý wañt partorisca know the one who hsppeñef
5 / 5 Lorine
rids really interesting that is the mate adds to a series of TV.
4 / 5 Edmund
Orderly and received few days all very satisfactory

Top Customer Reviews: Island of ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 59 ratings
3 / 5 Ricarda
A book of two half, this book has been based in histories of real war as said to an author and a history had been obviously meticulously researched, ameno the life some atrocities caused and the hardships have the data sustains during a Second world-wide War in Crete.Really I have enjoyed the majority of this history averts of a bit in a shepherd that bathes Maria, has found that extremely unlikely. This in spite of a history of modern day was that written by the different author, is 'the chick lit' with some farce of comedy of clave of misunderstandings of slap of type and very unlikely 'happy never with which' last reconciliations of minute. Some characters of Angie and Nick have not been believable, neither was a fact that Angie there is wanted suddenly haste of only the Crete to fulfil his familiar after all these years of any to know them . Among other things,would like me know like poppy manged to transfer held of his house Angie without Angie that knows, or signing the legal document. Also taking a ,Wifi installed' in a grandfather' wife' for the telephone engineer in looking very short, any sense. Broadband required to be installed and would take some time to having connected and the monthly bill paid for any one. Nick there is absolutely any family? Any one was mentioned even and look like house without the member familiarised or fellow, has included to know in his pair. It can go in.... I think that a plot there has been a makings of the very good book. It can imagine the film in a history of Maria during some years of war. I think that that Patricia would owe that have more joint of the first editor of a book has been released. This in spite of was his first novel likes More the ones of likely bed the with which one, dipped in the wheels create, when it exits in February, first to do up to my alcohol likes Patrica Wilson as of an author.
4 / 5 Sacha
As it prepares partorisca his pair Nick, Londra Angie been born is enthusiastic to reconcile with the family of his mother in Crete. Fulfilling his main grandmother Maria, Angie learns on some horrors of a Nazi occupation of Crete during WWII and some secrets familiarised that has driven his mother partorisca escape an island. One obliging read changing among a past and present and looked in yours the Hislop is An Island. Fantastically It Evokes a Cretan people and villages. While some histories of a war and he is the impact is impacting and harrowing, also is inspiring. I have guessed a denouement but this he still the history adds, so only has left down for some machinations of modern day of the report of Angie and Nick that looked superfluous mine. The summer adds has read.
5 / 5 Mirta
Angelika Has been always intrigued in the secret past of his mother. Now with his pair that approximations, recognition a far Crete village where his mother, Amapola, has on grown. The grandmother of Angie, Maria, is in decline and exasperated the unburden she. Maria says his history, one this begins with a Nazi occupation of Crete during a Second world-wide War and spends of the consequences that life to change to a present day.
Wow, This novel is simply perfection. Wilson has spent a tragic history of Amiras the life and does like this fantastically. Everything is stunning; a plot, setting, characters and landscape, is all wonderful.
To I amour likes Wilson has said a history, weaving a history of Amiras to a present day, Wilson has a perfect balance among past and present. There is the plot partorisca presage in to this novel likes the regime of shock and there are transfers of plot but is facts sensitively and no of the novel scandalous. 'Island of Secret' have it all of history, family and amour to terror, heartbreak and forgiveness and frames for an emotional roller-coaster of the bed.
Some characters are spectacular, of Angie and Nick Angie Cretan family. They are all broken for some chances of a Second world-wide War and follow them to us so that it begins to cure . They are like this realistic and like it the sense has known everything of them. 'Island of Secret' is pure perfection, of a history to devastate to a hope of a future. I have adored this novel and know that calm also.
5 / 5 Mandie
If ossia the first novel can not expect for a second. Full of historical facts in Crete in this period that life of aims that was difficult. It takes some smells and flavours of t describe, a fear and passion of survivors and an amour that bows the together families on some years and by means of some miles.
5 / 5 Judson
It can not dip this book down. An inspiring history of loss, survival and amour. You recommend this book to any the one who has wanted to Greece and is interested is tumultuous past.
5 / 5 Fairy
They are in accordance with a leading description the one who the book partorisca begin adds. Interesting, intriguing was unable of the place down. I owe that admit that I have bought to this book likes that it has expected was the works on holiday read, choosing for just a tittle. The bad can be you! I have read the plot of the books of Lucinda Riley she one of my favourite authors and this one is up there with his books. It seats almost it has known it some characters this in spite of the times have taken the little confused with some trees familiarised! Early ordered with the little has thought. It can not expect read another novel of Wilson of Patricia.
4 / 5 Freda
A very good book for the new author. Patricia Wilson is an inspiring writer . It has done thorough investigation and this history, although horribly sad - no, in fact, quite horrific - in of the parts, this is obliging it one.
Is not all doom and gloom throughout this in spite of! It is funny - in the way a lot - in fact, hilarious in of the parts - with abundance of action.
An only reservation has is that a main part of a history takes place inside just the few days - and so much is necessary goes in!! Expect all this action and developing to take at least the few weeks! In spite of, have enjoyed really this book - in spite of a terrible sadness in a flashback histories - and would recommend it.
Done well, Patricia Wilson - that looks forward to to read more than this author.
4 / 5 Vashti
Put a present day and Crete in 1943. Ossia One first novel of author and the history that says some horrors that a islanders has suffered under a Nazi occupation. In some situates is hard to read. Angie Is by train to marry Nick, but before it wants to discover why his mother has escaped in Inghilterra and there is not wanted never return his family in Crete. In that listens his Grandmother is in decline Angelika flies, in his own, to fulfil a familiar his mother has on grown with. A lot of secrets the uncover. The majority of a book is the good bed, but has found the few things quite unbelievable! Because it has done his fianc has no familiar? Because Angie attentive like this long to try to discover a truth. A final part and an advantage until a pair was all bit it too dramatic!
5 / 5 Reanna
Based in some descriptions & a price has added this reserves the 'beach' read. I have visited Crete done a lot of years & there has been any idea of some atrocities & of hardships has the data sustains for a islanders during WW2. A history was a lot of involving and has had question dipping the down - has the very good history inner contained some pages with moving it really very that has not seen coming. If ossia the novel to begin certainly will look for a prjimo a.
5 / 5 Emiko
I finalise partorisca read this wonderful book in just 2 days while vacacionales in Crete. I me smiled, laugh out of strong and cry. I have been coming the Crete partorisca several years now and some locations have mentioned in a history easily could be any of some cities or the villages have visited. Has has felt transported to places and of the things have seen before. The majority of villages has monuments of war. Some people of Crete is like this friendly and giving the reception to and this book me feel that also. A book is very written and a history there have gone really gripped of a start. In any point thinks ' was that this goes partorisca finalise'. Down waiting for partorisca read more than Patricia Wilson if his books are like this very like this one, reasons will not be disappointed.
4 / 5 Keshia
To the equal that prepares for his pair Nick, Londra Angie been born is enthusiastic to reconcile with the family of his mother in Crete. Fulfilling his main grandmother Maria, Angie learns on some horrors of a Nazi occupation of Crete during WWII and some secrets familiarised that has driven his mother to escape an island. One obliging read changing among a past and present and looked in yours the Hislop is An Island. Fantastically It Evokes a Cretan people and villages. While some histories of a war and he is the impact is impacting and harrowing, also is inspiring. I have guessed a denouement but this he still the history adds, so only has left down for some machinations of modern day of the report of Angie and Nick that looked superfluous mine. The summer adds has read.
5 / 5 Serita
Angelika Has been always intrigued in the secret past of his mother. Now with his pair that approximations, recognition a far Crete village where his mother, Amapola, has on grown. The grandmother of Angie, Maria, is in decline and exasperated the unburden she. Maria says his history, one this begins with a Nazi occupation of Crete during a Second world-wide War and spends of the consequences that life to change to a present day. 
Wow, This novel is simply perfection. Wilson has spent a tragic history of Amiras the life and does like this fantastically. Everything is stunning; a plot, setting, characters and landscape, is all wonderful.
To I amour likes Wilson has said a history, weaving a history of Amiras to a present day, Wilson has a perfect balance among past and present. There is the plot to presage in to this novel likes the regime of shock and there are transfers of plot but is facts sensitively and no of the novel scandalous. 'Island of Secret' have it all of history, family and amour to terror, heartbreak and forgiveness and frames for an emotional roller-coaster of the bed. 
Some characters are spectacular, of Angie and Nick Angie Cretan familiar. They are all broken for some chances of a Second world-wide War and follow them to us so that it begins to cure . They are like this realistic and like it the sense has known everything of them. 'Island of Secret' is pure perfection, of a history to devastate to a hope of a future. I have adored this novel and know that calm also. 
5 / 5 Nichol
If ossia the first novel can not expect for a second. Full of historical facts in Crete in this period that life of aims that was difficult. It takes some smells and flavours of t describes, a fear and passion of survivors and an amour that bows the together families on some years and by means of some miles.
4 / 5 Marni
Be in accordance with a leading description the one who the book to start with adds. Interesting, intriguing was unable of the place down. I owe that admit that I have bought to this book likes that it has expected was the works on holiday read, choosing for just a tittle. The bad can be you! I have read to plot of the books of Lucinda Riley she one of my favourite authors and this one is up there with his books. It seats almost it has known it some characters this in spite of the times have taken the little confused with some trees familiarised! Early ordered with the little has thought. It can not expect read another novel of Wilson of Patricia.
4 / 5 Carla
A very good book for the new author. Patricia Wilson is an inspiring writer . It has done thorough investigation and this history, although horribly sad - no, in fact, quite horrific - in of the parts, this is obliging it one.
Is not all doom and gloom throughout this in spite of! It is funny - in the way a lot - in fact, hilarious in of the parts - with abundance of action.
An only reservation has is that a main part of a history takes place inside just the few days - and so much is necessary goes in!! Expect all this action and developing to take at least the few weeks! In spite of, I have enjoyed really this book - in spite of a terrible sadness in a flashback histories - and would recommend it.
Done well, Patricia Wilson - that looks forward to to read more than this author.
4 / 5 Caryn
Has dipped a present day and Crete in 1943. Ossia One first novel of author and the history that says some horrors that a islanders has suffered under a Nazi occupation. In some situates is hard to read. Angie Is by train to marry To Nick, but before it wants to discover reason his mother has escaped in Inghilterra and there is not wanted never return his family in Crete. In that listens his Grandmother is in decline Angelika flies, in his own, to fulfil a familiar his mother has on grown with. A lot of secrets to uncover. The majority of a book is the good bed, but has found the few things quite unbelievable! Reason has done his fiancé has no familiar? Reason Angie attentive like this long to try to discover a truth. A final part and an advantage until a pair was all bit it too dramatic!
4 / 5 Kindra
Arrived to read this wonderful book in just 2 days while vacacionales in Crete. I me smiled, laugh out of strong and cry. I have been coming to Crete for several years now and some locations have mentioned in a history easily could be any of some cities or the villages have visited. Has has felt transported to places and of the things have seen before. The majority of villages has monuments of war. Some people of Crete is like this friendly and giving the reception to and this book me feel that also. A book is very written and a history there have gone really gripped of a start. In any point thinks ' was that this goes to finalise'. Down waiting for to read more than Patricia Wilson if his books are like this very like this one, reasons will not be disappointed.
5 / 5 Basil
Could not dip this book down. An inspiring history of loss, survival and amour. You recommend this book to any the one who has wanted to Greece and is interested is tumultuous past.
4 / 5 Annamarie
Wow That the history ,harrowing in timing although I have laughed and has cried. A history that comprises three generations with Angelika that wants to gather his mother with a family she left behind in Crete. It finds his Greek family and begins the history said for his grandmother roughly the life has occupied Greece and a heartbreak has faced in a war. Finally it untangles a reason because his waste of mother to go house. A brilliant has read.
4 / 5 Herta
Based in some descriptions & a prize has added this reserves the 'beach' read. I have visited Crete done a lot of years & there has been any idea of some atrocities & of hardships has the data sustains for a islanders during WW2. A history was a lot of involving and has had question dipping the down - has the very good history inner contained some pages with moving it really very that has not seen coming. If ossia the novel to begin certainly will look for a prójimo a.
5 / 5 Carmela
Has read this book last whilst vacacional in Crete. I have enjoyed a book and quite liked likes to go back and advances of some pasts to a future !
Was the little harrowing the time but this was how is when some nazi there is invaded!
An only thing that nettled was that sometimes an author has been overboard when describing feelings and sure situations but in general is the good summer read for me!
4 / 5 Demetra
This book is full of the sad things but also is full of the women add those who has the data endures one the majority of horrendous time. We do not owe that never forget the spent during this a lot atrocious time. It was moved like this will spend this history in my heart always.
5 / 5 Aide
This looked my cup of tea , as I like him to him the history with some historical content. Some bits in a war interested but a history of modern day was a lot of boba and far-fetched and in an end gone down to an absolute farce. I have preferred another book 'A Villa of Secret', although this has had also the far-fetched final bobo. It thinks these needs of author to take some tips of Victory Hislop early books, and to to the writers likes him-Kate Morton and Lucinda Riley the one who are specialised really in this type of gender.
4 / 5 Mariela
Patricia Wilson has created the work of fascinating the fiction based in some tragic and atrocious chances that surrounds the invasion of Germania of Crete.
Has spent the life a cruelty and murder to concentrate the support given for a simple population of an island as they have looked for takes to survive throughput a second World-wide War. She this by means of the typical Greek family and draws his experiences in detail that heart of pauses, painting his history with some scents of Crete and painting the picture of this good-looking island and a typical Cretan tragedies of revenge and fortitude.
Ossia The wonderful history that will draw calm in and he difficult to dip down. The desire could do this justice of history.
4 / 5 Gussie
Has been the long times have chosen of the book on that has loved to snatch each occasion to continue to read. This history is harrowing in of the places, still fantastically writings and very sensitive. The appearances of a line/of history of Nick of Angelica is predictable, contrast to the history of Maria that it is humbling and leaves a reader that wants to know more roughly like the result of things for his.
Has a lot of transfers and of the turns in Poppy' s history, some desquels is quell'has bitten too much far fetched but in general an excellent read, which have loved.
4 / 5 Maureen
Has loved a first half of this book- some historical elements were fascinating and one links to a present day was attentively crafted. This in spite of as it take further in, a storyline cluttered result and too complicated and found me taking has frustrated increasingly that an author has looked for having launched each good idea has had during a process to write in this first novel. An end looked twee and trite; the million miles of some good-looking and powerful descriptions of WW2 in a first half of a book. Ossia The first promising novel but unfortunately can be been very better.
5 / 5 Elli
Liked Generally of this book because it likes him-me the histories dipped in Crete. This in spite of tugs enough the plot and there is far too much repetition. It is the history of term of dual time and a term of historical time is far better that a present a.
Is the pleasant quite book but really any until a level of Victoria Hislops An Island, to the how is has compared often.
5 / 5 Gertude
Has given this book 5 stars because it was like this true to some feelings take when they are in Crete.
Was the page turner and very very written.
Has has wanted to any one of some descriptions Patricia Wilson writes on, some smells and the ones of flavours when travelling around some villages.
A history goes back the world-wide war 2 and relays some terrible things that spent during this time.
A lot of transfers in a history that has not expected !
4 / 5 Loise
The one who the wonderful book, like this sad but warm. Being mad about and ghastly. I have run by means of him but he seat it will have to that read the again. Any a lot of like-me Angie in a start but she have grown like starts to comprise like some horrors of a war, deceptions and misunderstandings shaped these mostly lovely people. Thoroughly I Have enjoyed to read this book, full of shock and surprised and read the slowest could have on elected on some of some clues to the long of a way
4 / 5 Siobhan
Patricia Wilson is the sophisticated novelist , comparable with his peers likes Victoria Hislop, Kate Furnivall, and Nadia Mark. If it love the good 'dipped-yours-feet-arrive' and relax read, ossia, but be warned, has some harrowing part to a history, which to good sure is a result of the investigation of Patricia Wilson, all duquel has is origins in his own Cretan garden, in that undermine the car of Second world-wide War pistol. A storyline maintains your legislation of attention until a last page, and there is moves it significant to a history, but will owe the book to discover of Patricia has read that it is, and surprise you! .
5 / 5 Abdul
Thoroughly There Be enjoyed to read this book. It is a lot of writing and hard to dip down. It can have been two books (one in an island during WW2 and another a present day) but liked like this of link some two was different and like a esecret' has been halftone to both. It has not been conscious of as Crete has been affected for WW2 and now really likes recognition. Recommend this book, especially enjoy esagas' with the little mystery. It tops Bluesman
4 / 5 Fiona
Wonderful characters that is coming the life, chair like calm know them and a real history and that suffers that it go sustain die, the one who the way adds the relay that also mixed in with mystery, intrigue and humour. The fact laugh and cry, so only could not dip this book down, one of one has read more. Well done to an author like the first book, the hope there will be more.
5 / 5 Diane
The one who an amazing book. Really it can it do not dip down. So many transfers and turns. Like this really sad, these tears have come to my eyes. Like this a lot of joyful, that felt an amour and smiled, anger that the truths have had not exiting earlier. This book has everything. Some characters were perfect, and in that has been the Crete and the Greek islands can dip imaginary faces to them.
Ossia The book to to good sure read, has the pocolos yours together cloths. Like this believable. Amado this book.
4 / 5 Lyndsay
There is enjoyed this history that knows it has been based in historical chance. One first splits of a book felt the little has drawn was with so that ' am tired now' the pauses in Grandmother is saying of a rear history. This in spite of, a tragic history is said well with believable characters and evocative, the emotional episodes that describes a horrific Holocaust of Amiras.
Enough the few turns of chances to an end of a book - the one who is my father ?, The one who is my mother ? The one who has shot Emmanouil? The one who has known that? Begun to feel bit it unintentionally comedic but this in spite of was one of this a lot atisfying' final where all is joined up neatly for the happy result very deserved.
4 / 5 Ula
Like this roughly another reviewers there is remarked, this book left entirely there is baffled!

A WW2 the sections are believed and harrowing, but absolutely obliging reading. A history of modern day, in another hand, is simply terrible - bad writing, clunky, farcical and, in time, downright bobo. I can not it believe has been written by a same hand.

Three stars for some historical sections. Appearance read more than this author. Stars of zero paralizaciones Angie & Nick farce that induces yawn of the pair. Sad!
5 / 5 Ellena
Has any reading anything for this author before but has been drawn to a title and a promise of the term of dual time and a transfer and offer of turns. Oh My gosh - has had transfers and of the turns aplenty. Ossia Like maintained to read me and still although a book is the tad too found me long that wants to choose he until discovering that a transfer prójimo would be. This in spite of, is not for a faint hearted like the parts of a book are a lot descriptive and graphic animate- a torture of war but if a reader can gird they and take by means of these pages this book is a lot of value the bed.
5 / 5 Barb
Although have enjoyed this book, has had the suspicion that read before (which have had any one). A history is a lot of like a a neighbour in Wheels, the be has done on any relative to visit, flashbacks to his experiences of war and the parallel history dipped a present day. If Patricia Wilson writes another book, the hope to the left finds the base of different and diverse history a subject, or can take tedious. Probably I will not read this again.
4 / 5 Colleen
Has there is enjoyed really read this reserves how has been enjoyable and has thought to cause in equal measure. I have not been surprised to learn in an end, that was histories some inspired by and this tribute of paid of the book to a brave Cretians the one who has the data endure such horrors during an occupation of his island. I am surprised that the book that flow and is writing like this well is the first book of an author. Some secrets unfold during a history and am pleased to say was unpredictable and maintained guessing.
4 / 5 Cher
One adds to reserve which takes calm by means of Crete occupation during WW 2.
A must rids read so that like this of the novels have based in historical chances.
Has had a lot of late nights that read a book.
Jumps also and thro different characters to maintain you has interested.
A dark time in Crete history, which for uncomfortable reading in time.
Highly would recommend a book.
4 / 5 Jamel
That the wonderful book, and if ossia your prime minister an I then are that it looks forward to your prójimo a. I recommended it already to the partner, and absolutely would recommend any partorisca take a time partorisca read this book. It is very written and a storyline is excellent.
5 / 5 Rolande
Like the school boy the one who grow up during war,2 I can take some Americans that come our city, and that old plus folk has maintained partorisca warn to maintain clear of them but he fascinated me partorisca listen a tongue and a skin painted to the equal that have walked to colegiala each day, Later in life has done them in a base of American air So that pode has related to this line of history easily,
is a enthralling history and resists your right attention to a last page. It has read a last diverse chapter time . They are sure he is the history that aome one will say was thiers too much.
Read and enjoy
4 / 5 Denisha
Fantastic book, has taken our annual holidays in Crete partorisca some years now and a zone in Crete where the majority of a book is put. It is very familiarised. In some inaugural chapters where an author has described the travesía of Angie of Viannos to a village of Amiras felt as it was in a car together with his. We have visited a WW2 monument in Amiras and a lot would like me gone back in 14th September a year partorisca answer an annual memorial service. If you enjoy this book, another a lot of bed is the novel 'Under an Albero of Olive' for Leah Fleming, this is to dip also mainly in Crete.

The one who the novel of fantastic start partorisca Patricia Wilson !
5 / 5 Jacinda
There is enjoyed this book, dipped in Crete, which goes back in time with some memories of the life of his grandmother and an interweaving of two families until a present day. It is the little gruesome in time, I, personally, would have liked me the tree familiarised in a start of a book so that has a lot of characters and like the names are Greek and unfamiliar to an English tongue, an idea as to a correct pronunciation also would have been useful. One transfers in an end is quite the surprise. Has thinks that that a real pair was the little far fetched. Has not reading never any of the books of Patricia Wilson before and in spite of my commentaries was the good beds and could not expect choose the on again. I will look for other books were.
4 / 5 Jayne
Has has finalised so only read this extraordinary book, based in recent history in Crete. Of a start resists your attention that wants to know more still by means of some horrors of war. Maria that follows and begging for his security each on duty tear averts but no able to dip a book down.
Ossia One of my cup three books and is in the line with Captain Corelli Mandolin!
5 / 5 Franklin
Has bought this book to the equal that have looked for reservation for Victoria Hislop and misleadingly this was in a half of them like this bought in error!
Has read the pocolos capitulate but already postponed for a fact that some first characters find calls Marie and Manoli... Characters of Hislop book. No the difficult to find another data of Greek names a similarity in of the books...
5 / 5 Lore
Ossia The a lot of-writing and book that the causes have thought.
The descriptions are based clearly on first hand-held experience of Crete.
Develops the side of a War in Europe that is not never state taught in our lessons of school history that left horrified in some graphic atrocities have suffered of a Cretan community and portrait for an author, albeit in the discreet and sensitive way.
A whole book is easy to read, gripping with enough of happiness to do it the more enjoyable read.
5 / 5 Katherin
The tragic history that comprises WWII in Crete and a Joint was day more present . In spite of uplifting. It has loved to give it to to 3.5 stars really like narration is of a bit “breathless” averts of the voice of Maria, although this the fact the page-turner. Again it is terrible the one who the humans can do to the each one like this another in a name of ideology and “maintaining expensive”.
4 / 5 Tanner
Knowing an island of Crete has done one dipping more vivid. Some experiences of a Cretan the people during a last war were portraits a lot well to the equal that was a 'vendeta'.
This in spite of am very fast moving but some of some reports familiarised in Crete has been rushed on and quite complicated the doing harder that take all some facts.
A flipping back and advances in timing fact and helped to clear some of the chances of a history.
There is enjoyed a book this in spite of as has the Greek relative is that a lot of an easier history the empathise with.
5 / 5 Phuong
Could not dip a book down which is always the sign to enjoy the book. Place in Crete where movements among a present day and a time of a 2nd world-wide war, has said a history of AngeliKa and his street to discover the secret this has maintained his Poppy of mother of his homeland in fact a lot of years and reasons has to that leave his beloved husband. A book is full of surprises and has based on some historical facts. Fascinating.
4 / 5 Christinia
That the terrific history ossia. It was in of the turns horrific, sad, moving and has had some for real in turns and amazing transfers. I do not want to it give it was any of some amazing transfers but so only would say read the. I have learnt so much on some horrors of time of war Crete and a Crete of a present day and feel as it has been there and has experienced both times. Patrician Wilson has written an exceptional history and I now plan to read his next book, Villa of Secrets. The island of Secrets will be the hard law partorisca follow.
5 / 5 Dierdre
Has bought this book that expects the 'fluffy' the holidays read but was pleasantly surprised by this past & of depth . I have fallen enamoured with a lot of some centrical characters & have learnt the plot in a history & of character of some Greek people especially pending & after a 2nd World-wide War. My only flu (and the reason did not give it 5 stars) is a constant repetition to the equal that to if a centrical character will not discover NEVER a truth of his familiar & secret origins. It looks that every time any one has been for resupplied the revelation something prevented it! But this annoyance any me prendió of thoroughly enjoying this novel, which has the new transfers & turns well until an end to maintain you that suppositions. A full book of crazy Greek people, his endurance of horrific the suffering that & bolt & with terrible loss. I have wanted to you love/ it That!
5 / 5 Gigi
Hardly can think that ossia the novel to begin .
A history is gripping with moving it new in the each chapter that mark partorisca oblige reading - I so only could not dip this book down. A factual the contained historical is moving and has thought partorisca cause and there was in of the tears. A history wraps around real histories that apresamiento a reader in the travesía that is like this believable that some turns of page am done with real trepidation.
Is like this more than the history of amour, or serious of histories of amour, is the history of hardship, secrets and family. There is also humour and light among a hardship and sorrow has developed in a history.
Expect this is not an only book that Patricia Wilson writes
5 / 5 Heath
has smiled , has cried but could not dip this book down.
The one who the fantastically sad but endearing has read.
A lot of Fact to an author,Patricia wilson ,
there was seating in a flange of my chair.
Still by means of some horrors was riveted.
Rest waiting for his next book
4 / 5 Sharyl
This rids certainly is obliging, and am pleased like this to having read the. I have learnt to plot in a plight of a Cretans pending and after a war, and a fictional the part is the history adds , very written. But it is not paradise, likes promised in a subtitle, and a lot is quite harrowing. If it calms quell'has been expecting be the light bed for your holidays, leaves til later!
4 / 5 Alba
Has taken this after reading the few descriptions- and master Greece. They are like this happy has done. A book there have been laughing and cryings. It horrifies And sad as well as uplifting. It says the history in bolt has affected of war, revenge, amour and hips hope. My emotions were in the roller coaster and could do not dipping down. Now I am looking for other books for this author - has done my loans of has to that read.
4 / 5 Clarita
Am travelling to Crete the few days and in spite of the pocolas visits there in of the past years, am embarrassed to admit to having known pocolos a history of this good-looking island. This pound there is for real enlightened me of some terrible atrocities and hardships these wonderful people have given support. I have read a book a day and has loved each page. Some characters have come to the life and I have laughed and has cried throughout. Thoroughly Recommend it.
4 / 5 Latricia
The history written cleverly on some lives of people in Crete. Mix Around the familiar the one who has suffered the loss adds in 1943. A time which is agreed for Crete folk today and will not be forgotten never. Have enjoyed all some descriptions of life of village, customs , friendships, existence and field that has recognised so that the be has directed today. A happy end also.
4 / 5 Greg
This could have been the novel adds but too many traumas have involved of a start to finalise of history. Place in Crete during a 2nd world-wide war gives an idea the nazi cruelty. So many transfers and mark of towers for one exciting read - but so that it does not look believeable.
5 / 5 Cathie
Has given a book this indication because as well as resupplying it gripping the history was a historical fund against that it has been it to it to him of then deep very emotional and also disturbing. Suspicion little of are conscious of some terrible chances that has taken place in 1943. Well he on saying his history.

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Rating: 4 out of 5 with 50 ratings
5 / 5 Chanelle
After reading 'An illegal Gardener' and also 'in a Shadow of an Albero of Puzzle of the Ape' was enthusiast partorisca read more for this author. I thought it that that can be difficult to top 'An Illegal Gardener' a first book in some serious but that the harm was. This book was absolutely glorious and the really pleasant surprise!

A history is in a widow Marina, the one who careers the tent of village ( is the character lateralmente in Book 1) and has the very difficult report with his two daughters , Eleni and Artemis. Eleni Has decided to move to the together island partorisca do in some Port Police and partorisca be afterwards to any one is having the report with. When Marina discovers that the island was partorisca do on, begins the plan partorisca discover the one who Eleni the promised is partorisca visit an island, coming up with some potential candidates have based on ages and then visiting and ticking each one which so one was as it discovers a likelihood of them when being in the report with his daughter or otherwise. Like the community in an island is the next to knit one has to that hide so that it is not partorisca see for his daughter while it undertakes this task and has the pocolas next calls although in some signals that is to discover. An island is Marina has not visited of his youth and that spends the dark secret that has hid of then and has caused his years of inner ache.

Like this Eleni and Marina so much secret raisin that it is a main reason partorisca his difficult report. Initially Marina finds likes one interfering busybody, but like the progress of history @of the this is not a chance at all but is like the result of some tragic circumstances that surrounds his youth and his fear of the one who Eleni can be involved with. Of this point on you really beginning it that feels alot of compassion partorisca sound. There are some amazing characters in this book, everything unforgettable and memorable, everything in a together island of where Marine test to uncover the secret of his daughter.

I secrets of both sides are uncovered, when we discover the one who Eleni the secret is could not help but the reaction of the smile and Marino his. It was pleasantly surprised When Juliet (of book 1 - An Illegal Gardener) looks partorisca have sense of him everything to Marina. It was the lovely scene where is all dipped the persective and looks that Marina is an only one of his village that has not known of this secret!

Regarding the secret of Marina , partorisca some reason left saddened that it was forced to the situation in his youth that there is ruined practically his life and he has left deeply unhappy to a point affects his report with his daughters. I have found a scene of bank among the mother and his edges one the majority of emotional part of a book (I thinks was afterwards to have the tear in my eye) and has to that say that it was pleasantly surprised by him. A scene among Eleni and Marina to the equal that develop his secrets to the each one like this another is also another dramatic moment where could feel you an air literally crackling with tension among them and all this present. I have loved absolutely an end and the pair that is to be celebrate in the fashion of true Greek Village , is all like this fill of hope and the new start. I Liked him to having known that has spent the soyeli', if it was still alive and perhaps this could be the spinoff book ? :)

Ossia The fantastic book in the pair with Illegal Gardeners if any better. It looks that some books in these serious so only improves and better!

Arrived to download all some remaining books in some series have still to read.
4 / 5 Walter
Well, Sara he again. Ossia The glorious little book, and the add easy flowing read. Without giving also was (I descriptions to hate be spoilers) this history has movement fold, some premiers some jumps was and apresamiento calm for surprise, but unless this first transfer is spent a second and final one could no. the one who calm out of this reader has wanted! A plot is one of elimination, a lot to the along some alike lines likes them Julian Fellowes' 'Past Imperfect.' And considering Bobby, agree me of Smallweed a moneylender of Charles Dickens' Bleak Marie... Esmerluza Arrive me Judy!'.. Material adds. Sara believes good characterisation.
I also the find that interests that Sara writing in a tense present, when more the novels are in some tense pasts. With some of some reports that arrives to ask me the one who a Greek of Orthodox Church would do of him everything?
To the equal that have said before, this is not usually my gender, but maintained gripped and will be to read book three in a series afterwards. That the five daughter of launches!
4 / 5 Carina
Dark deceptions deftly described in a second book in a series of Greek Village. Prpers Having read a together current of four books out of the sequence does not affect a pure joy to read Sara Alexi wonderful histories. Once again, a paste of author a mark with an augmented but still sweet paced but emotional and evocative history of life in small have been-main-clues Greek villages. In fact, a scene in this history has moved to the quite more touristy village in the next island, the place Marino is remained before and where, for coincidence, his daughter has plans to move in with his island-born lover. Any one is able to maintain secrets in of the villages where all the world-wide lives cheek for jowl, would think. But no, Marina has has has maintained secrets that there is agonised on until now they achieve the boss. His eldest daughter Eleni has his secrets, also. These deceptions drive it wedge among mother and daughter. Marina guilt, feels, has driven also his younger daughter to Atene and possibly further. Marina returns to an island for a first time in 35 years to follow down the lover of his daughter and clear on misunderstandings but to do so it adds to a confusion and door there is sotterrato deeply emotions to a surface. As with a rest of some histories in this series, some characters, old and new, and of the means is fantastically and charmingly remarked, with a star of a show, Greece she, prominent in the each scene. With thrilling expect a fifth in a series, especially now that I can read him sequentially of now!
5 / 5 Rosa
'Black butterflies' is the sweet delight. A novel is infused with some visas, sounds and smells of some Greek islands, and Crown Alexi transported me the some locations easily. A detail in a writing immerses a reader in a Mediterranean culture: an atmosphere is artfully has built.

One of some appearances of a book More the legustado was that an author has taken his time with a narrative, mimicking some daily rhythms of life of Greek island he.

A history is the sincere a - a Marine widower dips was to prevent his daughter Eleni to do the bad party - but a book is full of charm, acute observation and genuine emotion.

I already have a prójimo two books in a 'Greek Village' collection in mine Kindle.
5 / 5 Salina
Amazing characters, the beautiful setting and the history that is so only wonderful - which more could loves!
IMO, Crown Alexi has the talent adds to create characters and in that have them react and adapt the circumstances and of the situations and grow like this of the people so individually and like the community. Has thinks that mango this well in an Illegal Gardener (A Book of Series of Greek Village 1) but boy she eclipse that in this book.
Has loved some descriptions of life in a Greek Island both like the place and like the way of life. Have Never had it really any interest in visiting that the zone but I have found I pondering this like the fate vacacional potential future.
In general, this book was another emotional rollercoaster walk for me, found that very difficult of the place down to the equal that was had some characters to do a bit few right decisions and he everything to exit... I owe that admit that an end shout - but will have to that read a calm book to see was happy or sad tears ...
4 / 5 Lorrine
Having read and there is enjoyed a prime minister in a series of Greek Village has had big hopes for a second book, but has not expected to be entirely blown went by.
Ossia The wonderful and absolutely believable history that captures one feels of Greece perfectly. A development of character of Marina of the big fat interferring Corazón Greek the one who walks his poor daughters was, to the wonderful lady that you so only wants to hug is brilliant. I cant attended read a next book in a series.
4 / 5 Helaine
An interesting 'amusing' history of a intricacies and complications of living with old fashioned values but that they have to accept modern life. I have loved some descriptions of an island and an investigation for a main character. Yes a history was convoluted and in timing the faith colgante but has involved me and there is enjoyed law the. It was not until prójimo an end that have @@give that a main character already had looked in the smallest function in 'An illegal gardener'.
4 / 5 Ma
There is enjoyed an Illegal Gardener so much has ordered quickly a second book in some serious - I am like this happy has done. It can it do not dip down, some descriptions of an island, the village and the characters was brilliant. One transfers regarding Eleni the life of amour was the surprise to the equal that was his Marine mother , this in spite of seats that an end was bit it rushed and has been well to having learnt as and reason the edges of Marina has been taken in for the sound has has adopted parents.

A history in Meli would be interesting - that is to spend his after his meeting with Marina!!
4 / 5 Kathey
Having read a first book in that is described like the series of Greek Village has known that to expect and has not been disappointed. An author obviously adores Greece and aims in his writing. His frames of chair of descriptive writing that it is stepping some hills of the Greek island.
Ossia An author the force and he the fact an easy bed where can you he leaves to be transported to another life.
A history follows the forty something the mother the injustices displaced dipped and presents well. I have guessed as you result early on but this there is not spoilt entertainment of mine of such the very written book
Recommended for lovers of Greece, any those who is thinking to go there or the evasions of alcohols of the rainy English day
4 / 5 Lashaunda
A bit late with this description to the equal that was in fact a prime minister in a series of Greek Village that has read.
Admits that they are generally lazy with descriptions unless they are any indignant or engrossed.
Are not indignant.
The black butterflies sees the mother that experiences to myriad of emotions in an of his daughters. They like him to him all the parents wants to ensure that his boy is doing a right thing, but without being seen to interfere.
His travesía, to an island his daughter is by train to maintain the base of , opens on the deepest wounds that imagines and thoughts that has had state sotterrato for the very long time.
5 / 5 Huey
I have found this reservation a lot of enjoyable and a brilliant of descriptive character of a scenery and the characters have involved directed by means of a history partorisca want to dipped in a idyllic Greek village. A main character in this book is Marino the one who careers a tent of village and his travesía partorisca solve a mystery of the fiancé of his daughter that lucidos waste of daughter partorisca develop his. Ossia The history of amour, joy and friendship and an untangling of the jigsaw like door a title 'black butteflies' to the heartrending conclusion.
5 / 5 Valeria
This book is like this as well as Gypsy Sleep, which have first bed. He no really @@subject that has read them some books out of sequence, as they are all such memorab luzcáis histories. Has thinks that that an author has treated like this well with an anxiety of the mother partorisca his daughter, like this there is it never be really treat a subject of the his firstborn the be has adopted shortly after that birth. A lot of the subject clichés is direct in the very sensitive way in this book An author is, in fact, like this a lot of perceptive of human character.
Is certainly the book I kings-read.
5 / 5 Emma
Like this with An Illegal Gardener this has reserved hooked me of any first few pages. I read it interior 2 days!
Is the lovely history and some descriptions of a mark of chair of island as if you are there-or certainly wants to be there.
Marino The history is good-looking and there is wanted that she hooks up with Juliet still advise.
Writing like this well is the pleasure to read .
The desire could maintain some of them for my holidays in Greece but in a tax are by train to read them will be lucky to take to an end of next week!
Continuous write Sara. X
4 / 5 Alejandra
there is enjoyed a prime minister in these serious 'An Illegal Gardener'. This an is not quite like this good but nevertheless a enjoyable has read. An author immediatley calm place in the setting of Greek village and describes all some like this good characters, calm can see him that continuous in his daily tasks. It is the history in bonds familiarised, disturbs and a force to underline that it is always there, any @@subject some questions.
4 / 5 Noella
Black butterflies:
A sweet book in amours familiarised, reunions & of losses with the happy when finalising that it is always positive for me. It is a lot descriptive of to a zone likes too much imagination of a half is not required. Ossia Quite pleasing and augments a feeling of easy reading of a book. It is the book to comfort with some a lot of a lot warm characters that it is lovely. Four stars out of five reasons have wanted to know some characters more, especially some edges, more than taking in some physicists of environmental details.
5 / 5 Josphine
After reading an Illegal Gardener, a first book in a series, was anxious to read this book. I have not been disappointed. This book was entirely different to a first book but has read a volume of prime minister rid the brief introduction to a main character of this book. Although you can read this book without reading a lot of some other books like this of the histories all stand up in his own legislation. Again, I have loved this book and he was like this different to my usual type of book. It do not doubt to recommend this and a rest of books of thesis.
5 / 5 Rayford
Has loved each book has read in this series. Prpers Having lived the Corfu and Cipro can identify a lot with some characters and of the descriptions this author has created. If you want to calm Greece to good sure will love these books. Some histories have said is wonderful and love a way some characters are interlinked, leaving you to take to know the whole village and is history. I am intoxicated in the calm chance has not been you @@give. It buys it, calm will not be disappointed!
4 / 5 Blanche
Like this always, Sarah Alexi the books in this series are both poignant and uplifting. Each book ameno of the glimpses to some lives of characters intertwined inside a Greek Village, and unwinds with the deep comprising of human character. Fantastically Writing. I have read six books in these serious like this far and any one there is disappointed - each one which as this different.
5 / 5 Brent
A second book of a series of Greek village. I have read a prime minister and then continued, Marina the widow with two daughters but has has pulled reports with both . When A young plus announces is moving to an island where his lover live marine panics. Has the secret and has to that ensure that Eleni does not go to be hurt again. Has the mission in an island. Because of the his ganadería cultural is difficult for Marina to ask help. Like the history unfolds chair a hurt and the ache has been by means of but there is the happy end. Another enjoyable book. To number 3.
5 / 5 Jannette
Was quite lucky to find Sarah Alexi is An Illegal Gardener (A Series of Greek Village), a first volume of a Series of Greek Village, whilst exploring on Amazon. This second really taken volume mine, almost could listen some sounds of a village and picture some streets. It is reading vacacional fantastic partorisca to to any one him me like the one who spends 6 weeks of a year in of the Greek Islands, as third now downloaded volume ready for my travesía next.
4 / 5 Celeste
Ossia Sara Alexi the book has read. Looking forward to reading more.
4 / 5 Kaleigh
There is enjoyed a first book in this series, An Illegal Gardener, as decided partorisca press on to a second. I found it disappointing. A history follows a person closely but in spite of like this home a characterisation is thin, more the short map was that the fully rounded person. Some finals of serious here partorisca me.
5 / 5 Drusilla
Sara writes fantastically and softly. It feels calm is with to Marina likes them the travesía to an island, fulfilling all some people that has been run of his life. You can imagine a heat, a scenery, some edifices, some people. That the lovely title partorisca a book.
5 / 5 Vinnie
Has loved this book, and especially a main character, Marina. While I rid 1 in this series has been thought causing and thin, book 2 was pure escapism and entertainment. It is hard to choose the preferred among books 1 and 2, as, while they look some village and same characters, feels like this different, which look forward to me book 3 all a plus. The appearance also reflect a character of his centrical character in a step and subject of a history, and as continuous the serious there is enjoyed so like this far, in another way to contrast. I have read Black Butterflies in Italy, and was punctual that wants to move on in Greece. A heat of some people, like a time, resplandores by means of a book. A wonderful summer read, perfect with the bed of sun and drunk fresco
5 / 5 Delinda
the Black butterflies me so only lived every day for Marina andante again could not dip a book down. I have wanted to so only be there advise him, help to achieve the one who precise.
The history adds again Sara, are now in Reservations to go
4 / 5 Neely
has read so only the pair of these serious (ossia a third a) and has found this one disappoints it like this when I have been given the really good historical read has not had any question in dipping this in a side. I will go back his later am sure but while it is the quite pleasant bed a history is the little unlikely and no too interesting, sadly.
5 / 5 Douglas
Has liked him really a calm full description really can feels there ,
I recomend you read this in any age .
5 / 5 Hong
Although 'Black Butterflies' are listed likes according to the book in the series read it in the first place - does not look to import like this does as well as the stand-alone novel. They are like this happy has discovered Sara Alexi rid - him the the descriptive writing is the delight , his histories a lot-build and his good characters fleshed-was and believable. Wonderful reservation that thoroughly there is enjoyed.
5 / 5 Luann
Reading these books is like to be in a greek islands,the histories are said with such detail am them sure my rear heart rate down to a same step of life that is described in these histories want the
4 / 5 Reyes
Like this as well as Illegal Gardeners, a second in this delicious series. This time,the unlikely hero, Marina, is in the investigation to find the lover of his daughter. There are several transfers and of the turns in a plot that maintain guessing to an end. Lovely descriptions of Greece. Calm almost can see some islands and smell some flowers.
4 / 5 Tilda
Amur An author, and some subjects explores. Some characters run by means of different books, with some focal characters that change, that depends the one who the account is has explored.
4 / 5 Leonard
Ossia A second in a series and some second have read, will read more. It is like this sad/happy. It can it do not dip down why have has wanted the know the spent to some characters, has concerned me roughly him.
4 / 5 Chadwick
To the equal that with everything of Sara Alexi books in this series, has found a book highly entertaining and difficult to dip down until it have read to an end.
4 / 5 Angila
Has discovered this author the few weeks , and absolutely loves some few histories. They are in human life in all his frailities, sadness, and joy. I am gone in to take more books, so that I can discover more in this zone in a World.
5 / 5 Lesley
So only love this series of books for Sara Alexi, really takes the Greek way of life. Each one that like this reserves to paint a history of another character in a zone of same village, each one that like this with the different history. Some characters are a lot very drawn and believable.
5 / 5 Berneice
Has has wanted to one 2nd book in serious, explores characters that where print of only support in a leading book. Directing in a premise that all have same secrets of our family. This in spite of another history that is a lot of writing, sympathetic and the real page turner. LeGustado The like this now reading a 3rd book in a series.
5 / 5 Thomasena
There is enjoyed really this is still in the life of village. His always sad when you come to an end of the book and feel go to lose your new to found friends. With this book, his like this good to recognise charachters of a leading book and take to know them better. Brilliant writing. Wonderful, true the life charachters and goings on. That Wanting to.
5 / 5 Rae
Has loved an illegal gardener so could not expect read this and certainly has not been disappointed. Really it seats it likes him he roamed of round that little greek island. Now directly on to reserve 3. Esperanza is like this good.
4 / 5 Lillian
In the bed that a first book in a series, asked if it was disappointed with a second a. I have not been and memory of reason love some few Greek people and his country. It was to move on to number 3 punctual!!
5 / 5 Nelson
Has read an Illegal Gardener for casualidad and was impressed like this for him that has had to that read Black Butterflies. I have not been disappointed. Sara Alexi has the present to spend and writing in the human emotions that combs them with half social. Excellent.
4 / 5 Marlyn
This rids is not that a title involves in a start but evolves well to the history of stray and found people. A step of a history reflects a disorganisation partorisca look for and directs a reader on to the positive conclusion. Touches in of the reports that is not directly advances. A good bed
5 / 5 Janna
has Bought in a base that mine like piritual' the house is Greece . I read it directly after an Illegal Gardener that is not always the good idea when reading another book for a same author. One or two common characters but the different history. A good storywhich ameno out of one the mine real Greece.
4 / 5 Tod
MARVELOUSE READ, COULD not EXPECT EVERY NIGHT partorisca TAKE UP WITH The HISTORY. It LOOKS FORWARD TO NEXT BOOK in this SERIES. THOSE WONDERFUL BOOKS.
5 / 5 Evelin
One very very read although have enjoyed a Silent Gardener more
4 / 5 Alesia
One adds enjoyable read, Sara Alexi weaves the wonderful history around his characters those who come alive in his place of Greek Village. They are hooked and has pleased more books in a series.
4 / 5 Bryanna
Loved it could not dip a book down until it have finalised the
5 / 5 Adriene
Love these histories and would recommend to read him.
4 / 5 Randolph
Am pleased like this partorisca discover this author. I want to visit Greece, and these books transport you there in a flash.
Some books are fantastically writings, and love a way each book develops the life of another character of a village.
5 / 5 Armand
Again breakings of a series of Greek Village Sara Alexi has written - I thinks that is partorisca say the contend to be a better history of some serious - but has loved a history to continue so only the little has bitten more along - I has cried has has had to that so much read a last chapter again!
4 / 5 Mariana
After reading 'the Illegal Gardener', which was to add, was really that looks forward to this whilst holidaying in an of some Greek islands but a conversation among mother and daughter is resulted like this annoyingly ridiculous I has had to that take the reading.

Top Customer Reviews: Greek to Me: ...

Rating: 5 out of 5 with 3 ratings
5 / 5 Shirleen
It has flown in Greece partorisca the days of pair, subject And pleasure, and when I do like this tentativa spend the books can leave behind partorisca my parents. This leave partorisca stick to my books without pulling my report with some powers-concealed-be here in Londra, where is has suggested often are the bit of the hoarder.

Has had my mamma in alcohol partorisca east, especially. It have spent I release it to him roughly Joan Leigh Fermor once, to the as it liked. A last chapter in “finals of Greek” mine with the @@@peregrinación his house in Hands, as I have thought in me has had the surefire winning in my hands. Also, Mary Norris layers his trade in a New Yorker, to the as ours houses has has resisted long the byline: I have thought it it has liked really of a book would order an extra copy partorisca some aforesaid powers-concealed-be.

Was so many-and-so many.

Perhaps other people can give support (that it felt it partorisca like) ten pages in a precise colour of the eyes of Athena, but speculation in some physical attributes of a virgin god of the sensatez is not my cup of tea.

Excites of an author in my country of house is quite genuine and could have has has touched things my way the tad, but omigod there is some bad joint on where to go recognition. Or perhaps there is good joint but has chosen any to follow it. Any with press can have said any to walk of Daphni the Eleusis under any circumstances…

A good Greek. Better that a grandpa is in my Fat Greek Pair Big, at any rate. An only deception I spotted (page 108) is a eta in place of an apex when waves Daphni in Greeks and included has taken a “aha” moment to somewhere, probably reason my Greek sucks.

But likes Laurence Durrell, for the well of Christ. It can you do not like him and master Greece in of a same time, calm really can no.

And there there is far detail too intimate in his (honradamente, quite simple) life here for me to having left a book behind for my mamma. I mean, I have left that rids roughly Joan Legge Fermor, as I am contradicting me, but there is the difference among decadent and raunchy and New Yorker the personnel would be necessary to know it.

So much, for once, any one only has has spent this retreated in Londra of Atene, but dread it will not be long with our house. I am falling girls in Japanese school next Saturday in Ealing and a venue Oxfam the bookshop will find long of a like this-new copy of “Greek mine.”

I suspect will not be using this description for the promote.
5 / 5 Tommye
An absolutely wanting to read! I have wanted to you love/ it That. Easy to choose up and place down, reading the longest pieces or more courts the time, without losing an edge. For any the one who has the passion for Greece and all the Greek of things, and/or the knowledge or included it smattering of Greek, is the must and the joy! An author understated the humour is the delight , and mine of sound-the pronunciations that resulted in any variac. Interesting in the subject, hilarious.
Now wants to buy copies to like-has imported partners, and my copy certainly not being found he in a charity-stock exchange of tent.
5 / 5 Joi
This book is like this “on my street” his round a corner and was again ... It describes the subject of amour of an author with all the Greek of things and like this shaped his life in a lot of different ways. As you have read you are inhaling interesting facts and learning so only that ours the culture is due to some Ancient Greeks. I am planning to read a new translation of a punctual Odyssey and this dipped me on perfectly.

Top Customer Reviews: A Kilo of ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 49 ratings
4 / 5 Alona
A thoroughly enjoyable read.
Has read the leading books of Rob Johnson and there is enjoyed a madcap humour, fast paced plots and intertwining storylines. It was slightly he has concerned that this no-account of fiction of Rob and his partner that relocates to Greece would be partorisca be missing of in a fun and humour like enjoyed in his novels. This in spite of was pleasantly surprised like this the new book is full of hilarious episodes and accounts of some crazy situations that a “Brits abroad” find them in.
Johnson details perfectly some idiosyncrasies of rural Greek life and some cultural differences that attracted them to a country, but that that can be like this difficult partorisca the foreigner to fully comprise and treat in the daily base. Rob Extracted these differences expertly, underlining some humorous appearances whilst emphasising a generosity and hospitality that some locals have feigned has arrived of then.
A book is full of pleasant histories together with a writer musings and meandering observations roughly life in general. I me chuckle was load.
In general it breaking, the good entertainment has read.
5 / 5 Celine
I thinks has read now everything of Rob is reservation & EVERYTHING of faeces laugh out of strong! For my account, go partorisca the caffè, in the bus or train - can does not help me! And A Kilo of Series is any same exception although it is autobiographical
thinks Robs & his Woman has found his niche in Greece with some dogs, some cats & some trees of olive & there be enjoyed to read roughly to the equal that take there, some adventures, some misunderstandings, some Greek people & an austerity has experienced, a harvest of olive - all of him!
Does not want to me upsticks & one same - too old & no like this brave - but is the really very written, a lot of bed that would recommend to any
that Looks forward to his next book...
5 / 5 Ira
A Kilo of Series has been mine recommended for the fellow because it likes more than people those who read that, are the lover of all the Greek of things. Calm picture in the bar with the big Mythos (or Pride of Londra) in a beach in a sun that converged still rob it..... Ossia Like this the book finds, really feels likes is having the good cat. The episodes of Rob are hilarious and coverage like this true with me has to that way that be that recognition Greece for 27 years I so that it can relate to all some pleasant histories. In some signals that those read quell'on a bus and found me giggling was and nodding furiously repeating 'he he ossia like this true'... The pair of time. An only thing that annoy is that has there is almost has finalised he heeheee.... Please Rob, writes to follow it on the year or two.
4 / 5 Joycelyn
A lot often write the descriptions but I have thought would owe that try save people an endeavour to give sustains this book. It have not finalised it at all if it have not been holidays. I have maintained to expect it would improve it. He no. Some histories are generally dull. It complains endlessly on some Greeks, a Ue, Brexit etc. Learn a lot little in Greek life another that that an endeavour thinks it that everything is. Clearly it thinks that that it is funny. There are too many metaphors and too many casts. And endless repetition. It can go in. Please he no the bed . Test Victoria Tweed. Or Chris Stewart.
5 / 5 In
With which reading Paul Theroux travelogues this book was the bit of the accident-down, or has to that so only the say was different. It is an account of the movement of an author in Greece and his fashion to write is jokey and quite flippant, which has taken some taking used to the the principle. This in spite of, after the pocolos capitulate, has discovered has begun to like it, when being an ideal bed last what at night, so only first to go to sleep. Any @@subject the ponder, any description to take my imagination has on shot - dip the down and nod was. Good night.
5 / 5 Meridith
In the first place to the left say me that this book has done reading vacacional excellent - some narrative flows wonderfully and is packed plenary of humorous histories of some tests and tribulaciones a pair faced during his movement to Greece. When remaining until short chapters , manageable, his structure has fulfilled also some needs of a traveller of modern day - when called your door of start, is at least able to finalise a chapter without is disappeared your flight!

Secondly, In that had it the alike experience of emotional to live in Greece, my woman and I fully could relate to the account of Rob, having has found also a lot of some joys, frustrations and perplexing rarities like this wonderfully described in this book. Besides, a history of the travesía adventurous of this pair is spent further the life for the sense to Rob of humour and an incorporation of a lot of fascinating fact and imagines to relate the life of modern day in Greece.
4 / 5 Vickey
A lot of appearances of this book resonated with our experience to solve in greece. Rob has taken some a lot of wonderful appearances of greece this maintains people going back paralización more or yes lucky deciding quedarprpers.
Ossia The holidays add read like his laugh out of strong and a lot descriptive of some people and a scenery. It does not leave this one spends calm for although so only to comprise a meaning for behind a title. I will read this one again perhaps next season so only for fun. It thanks the people of advantage write for our entertainment. That the hot day in a beach with the strikes manually yes have had at all to read.
4 / 5 Eliana
Has loved Greece never of my husband and I prime minister holidayed in an Island of Kos and has experienced a heat and generosity of some local people there. This book is the wonderful introduction to a way of life and some people , buying my husband the pair of shorts in an of some tents of village that has had everything in a window could imagine,i.et., corsets Of ladies, some bondadosos spent of my grandmother in a turn of a century! An owner of the tent of main ladies has shaken delivery with us and announced, In the Greeks and you British, in the friends!!!!
Has been in the vacacional in other islands and found has had still a same experience on everything.
I really envy you when being able to live this daily life, calm me the laugh until tears has gone down my face, has spent rear memories of Olivares, Lemons, Cicadas, and alone . Please maintain writing.
5 / 5 Shon
This an excellent read on Greece and the travesía of pairs there and his premiers 13 years.
Of travelling to find the house and so only that lives a life.
Has been lucky to travel the plot and a fun and games together with a never present paper in acting demanded by several departments of government is like this true of a lot of places.
A very pleasant look the challenge adds.
Very done and one much more of regime for a future.
5 / 5 Christin
An a lot of writing rid well and informative in a pros and gilipollas of upping claves and relocating in Greece. Prpers Have been to Greece l expósita is the majority of interesting and totally adapted that it is the place of beauty and people very friendly that does not doubt to give you the reception to. It is the situated where stands to time still and the things of weight will take done in planned course. Thank you It robs to write this book that spends behind memories a lot treasured.
5 / 5 Morris
An author of A Kilo of Series has spent his journalistic expertise partorisca resist in that writes an autobiographical history of his experiences of moving to and that alive in Greece. A result is the ape and informative read, with ideas to Greece and a Greek way of life. I have it enjoyed read the and would want to another follows-in reservations partorisca be produced. I will look it it was partorisca one.
4 / 5 Tina
Has taken this book vacacional, coincidentally to an a lot of zone in a Peloponnese where Rob has decided to write on. Prpers Have been to Greece a lot the time robs to take an a lot of essence of some Greek people and his way of life. I have found some earlier chapters that interest, where Rob draws a reader his often crazy life and hilarious antics. Later in a book gives an idea to a bureaucratic, politician and vagaries of a country now marries of call. I have loved a chapter in a misunderstanding of words in of the Greeks and a hilarious consequences.
4 / 5 Charis
There is enjoyed really this full book of histories of his life in Greece. They have maintained his sense of humour! So only in that went it to Greece once, a lot of years still can agree some lovely friendly people. A happy book.
5 / 5 Irene
In that visited the Greece on 50 times, there is wanted really this book. It averts of his humour adds, Rob has explained also something that , and our friends those who alive in Greece, has been that asks the Greek basins are in of the odd places! Our friends live in the very small village in Crete, 5km on the mountain and I was able to picture everything of Robs the Greek friends that alive in this recognition of village!
4 / 5 Jaunita
Has thought that this was the very pleasant and informative memoir roughly that chooses to live, and work, in Greece. Prpers Having lived there I for four years during a crisis, is the one who unpredictable and the crazy life can be the time but I any never has dared to result the farmer of reluctant olive. I take my hat of sun was still to Rob and his woman to step out of his zone of consolation and doing something those surprised and writing the book adds roughly he also.
5 / 5 Rico
Loves travesía in Greece for the holidays and in the hips is considering buying held, like this always try and find books like this a lot of in a subject like possible.

This one for Rob Johnson is the good bed and often laugh along with his history that says. Each history is very written and clearly underlines a pros and gilipollas of Greek life and some joys and sorrows (WELL mainly joys) that find when visiting and spending time with some wonderful people of Greece.

We long to return (always) but to to the books like to Rob am entertained and has informed whilst is was and the recommend highly.
4 / 5 Tammara
Has loved a book and the sense of amour Robs of humour. When being Greek I, could relate to everything mentions roughly life of village. Has a capacity to draw calm to his village, involves with some locals and the walk felt you in fact live there.
Although it is classed like an ex-pat, the chairs has won his shots to be the fully fledged Greek! I create Your glass Rob, Yammas!
4 / 5 Arturo
Struggled with this book. I have tried to read to an end but has given up. Desire that the editors have not tried to deceive an audience withideas that ossia hilarious but in truth is not . I smile on page 96 and 162 I thinks but in an And has decided that it has suffered it enough.
5 / 5 Mirian
Has bought this book for the fellow to the equal that have been navigation of flotilla in some Greek islands on done 30 years. I need the bit of serious (as you do to bounce he) and has finalised to buy the kilo, weighed in some same scales has had has bought so only some feta on, which tickled . I think that he so only use it roughly all is lasted well.
Has thought to enjoy a book to the equal that are revisiting in September
4 / 5 Madelyn
has purchased a book after reading the sample to the equal that am spent several holidays in Zakynthos on some years and a subject @@@subject of the book of Rob adapted perfectly. I want to read roughly Brits the one who has has done felizmente a movement in Greece and this one has like this amusing and there is detailed brilliantly chapters that so only could do not dipping down. It is sincere, intimate, educational, entertainment and the bit of an opener of eye to the equal that to that 'only' some Greeks can be and would recommend it to any one!
5 / 5 Kenia
Rob Johnson written of the turns and of the genders of pleasant novels with eases. Do again with this autobiographical account of life like the British resident in Greece. A lot of sleep of people of living a good life in an attractive climate among together coloreados. He and his Penny of woman he and this warm account of his experiences is both insightful and ape. If you are planning some exotic holidays this year or solving for the staycation, ossia one to pack with a cream of alone and a shorts.
4 / 5 Shala
Thoroughly There Is enjoyed a book . A wonderful bed this encapsulates some idiosyncrasies of a Greek way of life perfectly. . Like another reviewers I frequently found I chuckling out of strong , which is reason my husband now is reading and in that want to it.
An author describes some locals in some fond and unpatronising way ,a pleasant transmission of all a anti-the Greek feeling that it emanates of a lot of Europe .
Could any one quite 'take my round of boss ' a person the one who gave it some stars been due to Robs Brexit commentaries. It has been expecting the longitude rant when it was the opinion of any writing . There is worry among United Kingdom expats in Greece, so that has European in United Kingdom, in a stranger . I have not felt this in any way detracted of a book
Thank Robs for the add read
5 / 5 Phylis
enjoys books in ex British-pats that alive abroad, especially when they are dipped in Greece or Spagna where my woman and I am enjoyed a lot of happy holidays. These histories are related with sweet humour and tick all some boxes for me. So only the few pages and I am transported to an earth of retsina, mythos, gyros and crepes. Yamas!
4 / 5 Nelda
Has a lot of bed Robs other books have like this decided to give this a the 'gone'. Prpers Having experienced some of some tests and tribulaciones has suffered for Rob and Penny I, as I have done in Greece behind in a 80 east and has travelled some Islands at length in vacacionales, also loves Greece. Have enjoyed really his something on creates to a Greek psyche and surprisingly still agreed a lot a Greek tongue mentioned in a book. Like this always his books are full of humour and writing very good. MORE PLEASE!
4 / 5 Dollie
If you did not ask never that it would be it likes was quite brave to up claves and movement to a sun ossia a book for you.
Has said with humour and honesty on some tests and tribulaciones to treat the different and way of life
4 / 5 Sidney
has loved this book!
Try recognition to annual Greece and fulfil some people Rob described, regularly.
His description of the life in Greece take behind to my favourite places and I take the warm feeling that his bed.
I definately listen to his podcasts and wallow in nostalgia!
Highly recommended.
5 / 5 Dorcas
Has loved this book! Some histories and the humour he easy to read and senses to the equal that have state invited to some olive groves, a 'tacky' tent and has had has done friends with a community.
5 / 5 Raymon
This was an usual cast of episodes in a expat new life in Greece, some interesting some a bit amusing. I read it and it seats it was so only of the give 3 stars.
An only observation that jarred was some commentaries of authors in Brexit that was of any relevance to his experiences.
4 / 5 Jestine
I Greece of amour and felt this book would have amuse histories of moving there. Fact! An easy bed with moments of comic . Adapted me of our edges that movements in France. So many similarities all very true. Well read.
4 / 5 Renna
Quotes 5 stars thus I rid like this thoroughly there is enjoyed law the and while there there is it more to follow!
Slightly pessimist this in spite of humorous histories of the experiences of Robs to move to and that live in Greece. I have laughed out of strong the PLOT!
Has bought to to this book likes reading enjoyed really of the books of Chris Stewart and has loved another enjoyable history of real life of living abroad to read.
4 / 5 Dalila
I have loved this book, that laughs my way by means of a text, the thoroughly enjoyable read. I recommend this to the to that like him to him the comedy in of the situations of real life.
5 / 5 Loise
Recently in that moved he of United Kingdom in Greece I, and at present that bolt in some Hands, with my husband and dog, has found the book of Robs the delight to read. It can relate the one of way that has to that say, and founds to read me out of bit to my husband and laughing out of strong on almost each one another page! I enjoyed it so much that has bought my husband the paperback copies ( has read the in my Kindle) like an author a lot amiably posted mine.
4 / 5 Larue
Good writing and, mine, the end snapshot of life in Greece. State visiting some Greek islands for 17 years now like this easily can relate to some observations have done of an author with report to a friendly and useful character of some people. Considering some measures of austerities of the governments, having an idea to a Greek way of life some of them look, and is, incredulous but ossia beurocracy for you. It go to look for more than a work of authors.
4 / 5 Rose
This has amused to read and live in Greece like me the observations do is corrected. It is the big deception the strong in a foibles of a country because ossia that loves. Like this interesting but has read the most pleasant reservation and sweeter in a vetoes same.
4 / 5 Maia
Has wanted to read this book as we also are thinking of moving to Greece, a calm writer take on the travesía of all some tests and tribulaciones a pair experienced when his in the first place decided to move in Greece by means of the the present day.
4 / 5 Bart
Rob Johnson has created an autobiography that will be appreciated for real for any expats that bolt in Greece. With a paramount sense of humour and the determination any to be beaten by a Greek system; it gives inspiration to any so only those that already live there, but to the to the equal that could be contemplate the possible fatal jump .
4 / 5 Jesse
I just amour the descriptive courage of Rob Johnson. A bit reminiscent of Tom Sharpe in his better. Still although you can see where is beginning, a picture painted of some idiosyncrasies of a expat the life in Greece is gloriously pleasant. A for real lovely book
4 / 5 Britany
has chosen this indication because a title intrigued me and am happy has done. An ad adds for Greece and gives an idea of some intrigues and customs in another country. It enjoy it really. It was t to go there now
5 / 5 Gertrudis
Excellent read very pleasant and describes greek people exactly to the equal that are funny , friendly and warm hearted. They are to do one same and take to a small island of Agistri prompt 2020 and this taught the few things have not known and has confirmed the little that that has done already.
5 / 5 Norene
A good bed but the little schoolish,the writer would owe that try and forget is the professor
4 / 5 Laureen
Prpers Having lived in Greece I partorisca a past 11 years can relate so much to this book. A lot enjoyable
5 / 5 Ludivina
Wonderfully box of cry of pleasant laugh - but also acute and insightful on some Greek people and his amazing still sometimes maddening approximation the life. Any the one who amours or visit Greece would have to read this book.
5 / 5 Shellie
I amour this book! It is flowering hilarious and astonishingly attack in a subject of life in good-looking Greece!
5 / 5 Lon
No The enjoyed so to the equal that has thought I but this in spite of enough the good bed!
4 / 5 Francisca
Perhaps touch me but these people,....The ones of the that knows,superficial?
5 / 5 Corrie
Has loved this book. Humour and utmost writing. The fact changes it to an usual that bolt in the foreign books. We live in Crete and is like this attack of some people, politicians and and the customs Loves Greece and love this book.
5 / 5 Zona
Has stuck in airport of Manchester for 7hrs for my account and the reading headed this. I have seated there giggling to me for the majority of this book. Like the visitatore frequent in Greece, totally the take! It writes to like yours seating in the Tavern listening his all in place of the bed. Masters that!
4 / 5 Britney
While the book of Rob is hilariously ape so only like his leading three novels also gives the utmost overview of some tests and tribulaciones of an ex-pat the pair that bolt abroad. Have enjoyed he immensely, and calm probably also.
5 / 5 Truman
Is a history to amuse and can identify with some experiences

Top Customer Reviews: The Illegal ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 58 ratings
2 / 5 Seth
I have not been that law this series in mandate (any that looks partorisca import like each book is the history is suitable right) & has there is enjoyed really some another but sadly a lot this one.
A base of a history is of an unlikely friendship that develops among two people of different ages, different sexes & the different cultures that alive in rural Greece. It is looking for the gardener & he, an illegal immigrant, looks to be able to turn his hand to anything.
Unfortunately the one who begin him was like this enough the promising idea early takes the headlong submerges to the beast & implausible history.
For some reason roughly halfway by means of an author has moved of normal writing the staccato, probably thinks that to say a better history but I a lot like this clipped method at all & he certainly detracted in my opinion.
Will continue to read a series but would not be bent to recommend is one.
5 / 5 Rolf
Sara Alexi weaves a entrancing history of a report partorisca burgeon that it develops among two people of funds very different and cultures, an English woman that bolt in Greece and some Pakistanes immigrant illegal the one who resulted his gardener and boy of house. Each one which so it comes with his own questions, his own past luggage, and explores these with compassion and comprising as well as some a lot of nuances of some differences in of the cultures to the equal that result more and more addicted in the each one another.
Was has wanted to - without giving was also of a history - that does not fall to a cheat to write to an intimate report, so only he delightfully history that animates heart of the friendship to grow that it survives and develops in spite of some a lot of reverses and of the misfortunes that beset him.
A book comes with one plea of usual authorship that all the people and the chances are fictitious and has looked like this real! It was the real page turner - I has loved to see that has spent after, but does not love come to an end of a book. An excellent read!
5 / 5 Novella
I am amused in some mixed descriptions in this book that thought it implausible to displeased it a fashion partorisca write. I owe that say I really enjoyed the! A message gives was much stronger that way or plausibility! I have not been conscious that this book is part of the series as I do not have any idea the one who some other books are likes.

A history is centred around the British woman that bolt in Greece and the Pakistanes immigrates it partorisca try money to run to take behind his family has impoverished. It is the person the one who considers that an only way to have sucedido in life is partorisca toil and take at all partorisca admitted while it looks partorisca be inconsiderate to another precise and quite self has centred. As his report grows the addicted result in the each one another for different reasons, so much have something to give and both take.

A result was that his life has been enriched for his thoughtful actions and realisation that took more behind giving and profits of his help with occupation and education although it maintain his attitude all a way by means of quell'work for everything.

For me was so only to the equal that has thought to cause. First of all to the equal that can benefit to give and secondly that friendships of the times of term are fact and last. It is the book that will remain in my thoughts for the long time to come. Excellent!
5 / 5 Andera
I have bought this reserves not knowing quite as to expect. You think it that it was the light , fluffy undemanding has read to spend some time while vacacional. It was bad. It is much more it concealed it. It is the thoughtful and insightful history of confidence, friendship and basic humanity. It is eaten for thought in a subject of illegals immigrant and thinking twice first to judge.
5 / 5 Roberta
This book seated in mine Kindle partorisca the while begging partorisca be read and finally suddenly I succumbed. True a first chapter or two me question my decision and as it has left paralizaciones. Looking behind, the marvel yes has to that do with a subject quite delicate of illegitimate immigrant workers and the Pakistanes in that. It is surprising like this we leave covert the prejudices paint our perspective. The chuckle so it gives Alexi uses so only that the subtly hammer this point among another is his first novel. Place in good-looking Greece, in a core of a plot is the subject harrowing reflected in a title of novels. An a lot of beauty of a landscape emphasises a pathos and futility of an illegal immigrant. There it is not doubting Alexi acuity to the equal that develops his characters and a plot. His bravura resplandores by means of so that it dips a phase for his history to unfold and imperceptibly sets on his readers also. A can not take two protagonists that disparate culturally, financially and experientially likes quintessential Juliet English and Aaman some Pakistanes youths. As the one who one West is of one Of is a would not expect these two to fulfil. Still in an illegal gardener, . Like the true virtuoso, she tenderly melds joint these two personalities and a lot to some his delight a lot the differences result the experience of deep learning. One is moved the tears likes Alexi with alluring poignancy ameno to a fore the subjects have faced of illegal immigrants. Oppression, Differences of class, the life fraught with danger and corruption a lot simply of powers but also of fellow immigrants, unwanted, hungry, feelings of worthlessness, loss of his dignity like the human being, a desire to have the piece of a western cake of influx this looks the evade him to appoint the little. In spite of this Aaman perseveres for a lot is at stake. A can not help but be impressed by his grit, rooting for him. Strangely During his darker hour his worries are for Juliet and that that can have has left down. Then it has Juliet the one who there is sotterrato his ache to be the mother, broken still stoical has taken flight. Alexi The investigation to a subject is impressive as extracted all these subjects. A book is driven by energy and feeling, has romance albeit very sexual still during Alexi is realistic. A desperately long to discover that it spends afterwards and some pages of some Kindle has has not turned never this quickly. Some two protagonists win his physical and mental demons? This continuous book give to one very a lot much less Alexi sketch of the dazzling word certainly will augment Greek tourism. Besides it is the testimony to a brilliant plot and Alexi penmanship that an end in spite of being unusual and equally that it thrill them feels the left down.
5 / 5 Kalyn
This pound is far from my normal gender. Deceived by a blurb and a promise of the picture animadamente writing of Greek life, has been sold. Like a main character, has lost also my heart to a country and is villages and culture in mine early twenties. True, is the fantastically descriptive novel , and an almost can feel a heat and odorare an earth. But it averts of a powerful iconography, there was mentido the thin and quite painful history that the majority of westerners quite not listening. Like some flanges to countries more western sag with illegal immigrants, often ignore his individual plights in a enormity of a situation. So only this a, small and courageous character helps to crystallise a plot, and if a history is some of just a real immigrant, has to be at least close to a truth for thousands more. It is when touching and heartening history with the solid and believable final; taking to five big star five of me for not adding the subject sexual and shatters it the realistic and cultural report divides.
5 / 5 Mignon
I have found An Illegal Gardener an intriguing and unusual book and am happy that read it. I almost prendido in a start when I have discovered to be in a third-the tense present person. This in spite of, Crown Alexi is one of some scarce authors those who in fact can manage this tended properly, and inside the a lot of few pages were involved like this with a history that a tense used for the write was irrelevant.

All some elements of history, as well as some characters, interested and different, and combined to the history that drew in right until a last page. (And that last page was brilliant, for a way.) I averted of a book in that saw it new places, and also that has seen a world-wide in general by means of some the eyes of people very different. Highly I can recommend that to this book likes that the interest read, and look forward to reading more in a series.
1 / 5 Hallie
The persevered until an end in a hope improves... He no. An entirely implausible storyline peopled with undeveloped the characters wants to it to me abandon on several occasions. Some dialogues had me to us cringing, has done like this a clichd portrait of idyllic life in the Greek village, in spite of a constant influx of illegal immigrants. I suppose that it is a tentativa to contrast some two situations and do a sympathetic reader to a plight of a last but failure on so many levels. Some two samples in an end at all to promote me to read more for a same author.
3 / 5 Nereida
Any recommended this book and author of mine. It begins reasonably well and it was easy to read. Partorisca 2/3rds of a book has found a quite plausible history. This in spite of, once Amn is prendido and taken was develops to something more. I in fact found some of one writing quite uncomfortable with a suggestion that his feelings could have developed to something more. I have not taken where an author was and he no the true coverage. A punch of lacks of the book in my opinion and rambles together with everything but some the centrical characters have described bad. You are a good bed but did not leave me bent to look for was more books of an author.
4 / 5 Harriett
Partorisca The holidays of the economic summer read, An Illegal Gardener took really for surprise. It is the wonderful book in an unlikely and good-looking friendship among the English women of half age has solved in the Greek village with which divorce and his Pakistanes the immigrant gardener exasperated to do has paid to send house of money. Alexi I characters look very real, shaped for his experiences of life and mutually supportive of the each one another in spite of funds very different. An author paints the fragrant and enough picture of life of touches and Greek village in some very real subjects of the country overwhelmed for immigrants and refugees. A friendship, likes core to a history, has done this the captivating read and am pleased Alexi any 'ruin' a report with anything more. Highly recommend for the holidays of state beds and will be to look for was more in a series for my next holidays. He probably the help has read this while holidaying in the Greek island!
5 / 5 Estela
Am amused in some mixed descriptions in this book that thought it implausible to displeased it a fashion to write. I owe that say I really enjoyed the! A message gives was much stronger that way or plausibility! I have not been conscious that this book is part of the series as I do not have any idea the one who some other books are likes.

A history is centred around the British woman that bolt in Greece and the Pakistaníes immigrates it to try money to run to take behind his family has impoverished. It is the person the one who considers that an only way to have sucedido in life is to toil and take at all for admitted while it looks to be inconsiderate to another precise and quite self has centred. As his report grows the addicted result in the each one another for different reasons, so much have something to give and both take.

A result was that his life has been enriched for his thoughtful actions and realisation that took more behind giving and profits of his help with occupation and education although it maintain his attitude all a way by means of quell'work for everything.

For me was so only to the equal that has thought to cause. First of all to the equal that can benefit to give and secondly that friendships of the times of term are fact and last. It is the book that will remain in my thoughts for the long time to come. Excellent!
5 / 5 Lorrie
Has bought this reserves not knowing quite to the equal that to expect. You think it that it was the light , fluffy undemanding has read to spend some time while vacacional. It was bad. It is much more it concealed it. It is the thoughtful and insightful history of confidence, friendship and basic humanity. It is eaten for thought in a subject of illegals immigrant and thinking twice first to judge.
4 / 5 Virginia
This pound is far from my normal gender. Deceived by a blurb and a promise of the picture animadamente writing of Greek life, has been sold. Like a main character, has lost also my heart to a country and is villages and culture in mine early twenties. True, is the fantastically descriptive novel , and an almost can feel a heat and odorare an earth. But it averts of a powerful iconography, there was mentido the thin and quite painful history that the majority of westerners quite not listening. As of the flanges to countries more western sag with illegal immigrants, often ignore his individual plights in a enormity of a situation. So only this a, small and courageous character helps to crystallise a plot, and if a history is some of just a real immigrant, has to be at least close to a truth partorisca thousands more. It is when touching and heartening history with the solid and believable final; taking to five big star five of me for not adding the subject sexual and shatters it the realistic and cultural report divides.
5 / 5 Alvera
This book seated in mine Kindle for the while begging to be read and finally suddenly I succumbed. True a first chapter or two me question my decision and to the equal that has left paralizaciones. Looking behind, the marvel yes has to that do with a subject quite delicate of illegitimate immigrant workers and he Pakistaníes in that. It is surprising like this we leave covert the prejudices paint our perspective. The chuckle so @it gives Alexi uses so only that the subtly hammer this point among another is his first novel. Place in good-looking Greece, in a core of a plot is the subject harrowing reflected in a title of novels. An a lot of beauty of a landscape emphasises some pathos and futility of an illegal immigrant. There it is not doubting Alexi acuity to the equal that develops his characters and a plot. His bravura resplandores by means of so that it dips a phase for his history partorisca unfold and imperceptibly sets on his readers also. A can not take two protagonists that disparate culturally, financially and experientially like you quintessential Juliet English and Aaman one Pakistaníes youths. As the one who one West is of one Of is a would not expect these two to fulfil. Still in an illegal gardener, . Like the true virtuoso, she tenderly melds joint these two personalities and a lot to some his delight a lot the differences result the experience of deep learning. One is moved the tears likes Alexi with alluring poignancy ameno to a fore the subjects have faced of illegal immigrants. Oppression, Differences of class, the life fraught with danger and corruption a lot simply of powers but also of fellow immigrants, unwanted, hungry, feelings of worthlessness, loss of his dignity like the human being, a desire to have the piece of a western cake of influx this resembles still to evade him to appoint the little. In spite of this Aaman perseveres for a lot is at stake. A can not help but be impressed by his grit, rooting for him. Strangely During his darker hour his worries are partorisca Juliet and that that can have has left down. Then it has Juliet the one who there is sotterrato his ache to be the mother, broken still stoical has taken flight. Alexi The investigation to a subject is impressive as extracted all these subjects. A book is driven by energy and feeling, has romance albeit very sexual still during Alexi is realistic. A desperately long to discover that it spends afterwards and some pages of any Kindle has has not turned never this quickly. Some two protagonists win his physical and mental demons? This continuous book give to one very a lot much less Alexi sketch of the dazzling word certainly will augment Greek tourism. Besides it is the testimony to a brilliant plot and Alexi penmanship that an end in spite of being unusual and equally that it thrill them feels the left down.
5 / 5 Tomika
Has found An Illegal Gardener an intriguing and unusual book and am happy that read it. I almost prendido in a start when I have discovered to be in a third-the tense present person. This in spite of, Crown Alexi is one of some scarce authors those who in fact can manage this tended properly, and inside the a lot of few pages were involved like this with a history that a tense used for the write was irrelevant.

All some elements of history, as well as some characters, interested and different, and combined to the history that drew in legislation until a last page. (And that last page was brilliant, for a way.) I averted of a book in that saw it new places, and also that has seen a world-wide in general by means of some the eyes of people very different. Highly I can recommend this book like the interesting bed, and look forward to reading more in a series.
5 / 5 Son
Very recommended this book and author of mine. It begins reasonably well and it was easy to read. For 2/3rds of a book has found a quite plausible history. This in spite of, once Amán is prendido and taken was develops to something more. I in fact found some of one writing quite uncomfortable with a suggestion that his feelings could have developed to something more. I have not taken where an author was and he no the true coverage. A punch of lacks of the book in my opinion and rambles together with everything but some the centrical characters have described bad. You are a good bed but did not leave me bent to look for was more books of an author.
4 / 5 Johanna
For the holidays of the economic summer read, An Illegal Gardener took really for surprise. It is the wonderful book in an unlikely and good-looking friendship among the English women of half age has solved in the Greek village with which divorce and his Pakistaníes the immigrant gardener exasperated to do has paid to send house of money. Alexi I characters look very real, shaped for his experiences of life and mutually supportive of the each one another in spite of funds very different. An author paints the fragrant and enough picture of life of touches and Greek village in some very real subjects of the country overwhelmed for immigrants and refugees. A friendship, likes core to a history, has done this it captivating read and am pleased Alexi any 'ruin' a report with anything more. Highly recommend for the holidays of state beds and will be to look for was more in a series for my next holidays. He probably the help has read this while holidaying in the Greek island!
4 / 5 Latina
Sara Alexi weaves a entrancing history of a report partorisca burgeon that it develops among two people of funds very different and cultures, an English woman that bolt in Greece and one Pakistaníes illegal immigrant the one who resulted his gardener and boy of house. Each one which so it comes with his own questions, his own past luggage, and explores these with compassion and comprising as well as some a lot of nuances of some differences in of the cultures to the equal that result more and more addicted in the each one another.
Was has wanted to - without giving was also of a history - that does not fall to a cheat to write to an intimate report, so only he delightfully history that animates heart of the friendship to grow that it survives and develops in spite of some a lot of reverses and of the misfortunes that beset him.
A book comes with one plea of usual authorship that all the people and the chances are fictitious and has looked like this real! It was the real page turner - I has loved to see that has spent after, but does not love come to an end of a book. An excellent read!
5 / 5 Fermina
I persevered until an end in a hope improves... He no. An entirely implausible storyline peopled with undeveloped the characters loves it to me abandon on several occasions. Some dialogues had me to knots cringing, has done like this a clichéd portrait of idyllic life in the Greek village, in spite of a constant influx of illegal immigrants. I suppose that it is a tentativa to contrast some two situations and do a sympathetic reader to a plight of a last but failure on so many levels. Some two samples in an end at all to promote me to read more for a same author.
5 / 5 Frederica
A poignant history in an economic nomad of Pakistan the one who arrived in Greece and works for the woman the one who has bought the house and Londra sinister after the messy desglosa in his pair. Thoroughly I Have enjoyed an interaction of the emotions that directs the recovery of an emigrant in Pakistan - his woman and his family with the new labour occasion - perhaps a bit improbably developed like this quickly - as the Designer of Web has learnt whilst that remain in a house and doing in a garden. A good sweet history with transfers that marks one thinks on some economic nomads wirling' around some world-wide that looks for the better life wherever can be found.
5 / 5 Soon
This was the really interesting book . Writing in a tense present, Sara Alexi has the differential and only voice, enough the difference of any one another book has read. A history was character more than weaves it behaviour and like this, in a course of a book, really feel take to know some two main characters, Juliet and Aaman well and has been touched by some nuances of his report and some words have left unspoken among them.

A reason has attacked clashes was was reason have loved really the spatial pause among different sections (when skirt of a time to another) but this very thick there is not coming. It can touch like the small thing but I found it distracts it and for me he impeded his flow.

A tarpaulin adds this in spite of and wonderful book, Sara does well.
4 / 5 Lilian
Has read this book during a summer while vacacional in one the Dominican Republic (entirely wrong country to be reading the book of Series of Greek Village). So it has not had anything remotely suitable for a country was in to read I a next better thing and read something to do with Greece! Logical? :)

All can say is at the same time this was a book a lot deeply emotional had read for the long time. I have had the piece in my throat in several points while reading it particularly when Aaman, an Illegal Immigrant is taken for some Officials of Immigration and is then later released and has to that it struggles for the do behind to a village and Juliet the one who can help. The life expósita in fact for him on some streets that contends with some Russians, Armenians, Turks etc. Quite scary and me think that is to say a reality for a lot of illegal immigrants, something had not thought roughly too deeply until reading east.

A strong bond that Aaman and Juliet forms with each another in spite of being very deep cultural different and the groups of ages is captivating. I have found a when finalising quite a lot of breaking of heart for Juliet same although he all finalised in the positive note.

Has found these reservations so that movements that could it not taking thinking roughly he for weeks afterwards. It maintain to burst up in my thoughts well after my holidays were on. I am pleased like this to discover this author entirely for casualidad!
5 / 5 Valorie
Has read to plot of memoirs and has bought this enough the while he , at the beginning it thinking was any one is history of emotional to Greece. I owe that admit that I have not looked in a blurb too attentively to the equal that was to raise free at the same time; has thinks that look well and so only grabbed he quickly. It is the wonderful fictional have some lovely descriptions. Juliet has moved in Greece after the pair fracasado and employs an illegal immigrant at the beginning like his gardener and he later does more fulfilled around a house. This was certainly something bit it different regarding a subject @@@subject and has contained some very powerful and emotional chapters. I found it a lot I last to dip down and result like this involved in a history. Ossia The beautiful history , the very different book to that has been expecting, he refreshing change it and I could do not dipping down.
4 / 5 Wilfred
Has purchased an Illegal Gardener after registering by means of a cast of kindle rid on Greece. I have fallen boss long to a life of Juliet and his movement in Greece, no for his moment of Valentine of Shirley, but something more defining. So that they achieved it it was and it has touched a heat of a Greek sun and a heat of him is islanders and has loved to have more than a photo is taken on his travesías , then this series is for you. Each book is in the different character while seamlessly inter weaving with those in a next history.
Juliet And his new friends are the property to know. Without giving also was, his leaves of gardeners you rethinking your personal visa in illegals.. And wishing you can employ.
Guarantees to read an Illegal Gardener there will be you taking a prójimo 3 books and with is mad about waiting for one 5th.

The writing of Sara is point and averts and this the worthy fact of his books that is done to come alive on screen, are sure calm will be me in accordance with.
4 / 5 Londa
A charming book, a prime minister in a series of Greek Village. West fulfils East but neither comprises each one which as another at the beginning. Juliet Is English, regulating the independence of the his grown-on twins and recent divorce. It fulfils the sleep to live in Greece, resupplying the service of translation to sustain it. Juliet Maintains a world in the distance of the arm, his fears of the paramount rejection. Determined to build the new life, the cost pursues he @in low farmhouse, requiring help to clear the garden has littered. The cockroach of illegal Immigrant work is a solution , which presents Aaman. It is the Pakistaníes farmers that tries to relieve the poverty of his family by means of buying the action of the new harvester in his Punjab village. Near, Juliet and Aaman help to coffins and resist his scars, although some dangers of overstepping the flanges or to watchtower of deportation for rasgarles averts. Some of some characters of a series, as well as a Greek bureaucracy, dipped in the appearances but a star never the presents is Greece he. A sweet, slow-paced introduction to a series of Village.
5 / 5 Sharice
Has not been that it has drawn me to it that this book as it is not my usual type of the book but am appreciated for that something he like this resulted to be the delicious bed. It was impressed more for a characterisation. A rapport among some two main characters was excellent, each one draws another out of his respective shells and of the zones of consolation, gradually opening up as they take to know each one which so another. A way they both changed - matured and results surer - as the book has progressed was lovely to read. A mould of flavour of the support and the spice have added to a mix - I has liked him especially some cats.
Has not been never in Greece but I am enjoyed really some descriptions of a way of life described in a book - I supposition could classify like the character in his own right - of entity to a history of course, but no overpowering.
I also like the fashion of an author to write. You trace with a history in the have a good time - enough to maintain my interest but no too quickly that it was on too punctual.
Thinks that a better thing is that this book is part of the serious - the looks is now of to take me the good new uploaded my account!
5 / 5 Kayleen
Has bought this book and three another month of June last but has no the bed then. I have begun to read he in Being able to this year. That the wonderful experience this has been. I have loved this book - a history, some characters, a gentleness among a terrible time, a Greek village. This has headed to me all some other books. I want to discover the new author, especially when has 18 books to take up with. They are totally immersed state in a Greek village of then. I especially like a way Sara says more on some people in a village with each new book and like them all interweave in and out of the each one another is histories .
5 / 5 Edmundo
Quite enjoyed a fashion to write but his like the history of fairy like this unbelievable - 30 odd year old man with a lot of small English and any schooling [the work begun in 9 years] the illegal immigrant in Greece wants to be the programmer of the computer is seated a night and said to google programs it to teach like this to result the programmer any instruction to the equal that to like this the one of fact uses the laptop or to the equal that to read but for a following morning has taken a lot and inside the pair of the weeks is not so only writing program but selling history of fairy. Oh And a last sentence there have gone groaning.
5 / 5 Dawne
I am not sure that has been expecting when I have begun partorisca read a book. Has-liked me a description and has thought touches partorisca interest. As I have begun partorisca the bed has taken tugged to a history with excites. I have begun partorisca imagine that it has to that be like for these two cultures (English and Pakistan) that bolt in the foreign earth (Greece). Juliet Is there reason loves a country but Aaman is not there partorisca enjoy that, his only purpose is to do enough money to return in Pakistan to help his family. This book has opened my eyes the illegals, people those who have looked in with test in a past, but this book opened me my eyes to some reasons because they feel has to that leave his countries and undertake dangerous trip to sustain his families. Also it opens my eyes the friendship and like this often take for has admitted.
5 / 5 Miyoko
Basically, liked a history. Has thinks that that I gave the bit of the idea in that has to that be he likes to be an illegal Immigrant. Has thinks that that this history has begun was a lot of slow and has been tried to give on, but when it take to in a point of half way begins to choose up and some characters are result alot more involving and found me that they want to know those pasts to them.

Some descriptions of Greece have thought was very good and loves me go there for the holidays some time in a future.

Sees Juliet the one who has bought the house that his done needs and Aaman some the illegal immigrants that do work for his. Both it course out of chances in some pasts and gradually forming the friendship and confiding in an another and leaving the finally dip ghosts to rest.

In general any one the bad book, but could have done with asking. You recommend.
4 / 5 Bobbie
Taken the moment to take to this history, and still although I have finalised to like the, the desire has not directed so only in some main characters all a time. An external world was mostly very mentioned and he all felt bit it solitary in a cost of a wonderful backdrop ossia the Greek village . I have finalised that worries in those pasts to some two main characters this in spite of and was happy that his subjects and the questions have been solved. They are not the defender of a word written in a first person and for this reason am not sure will read anymore of this author.
5 / 5 Bella
Likes -you Greece and has not loved never sleep in living there then read this book to entertain in the woman the one who on claves and moved where she emmployed and illegal worker to fix his garden and his became friends. Insignia some english and learns to compute producing web pages for some of some tents of village to win money how is reason is gone in Greece to the equal that can pay for his action of his cars of park of village of house. Of the rear house takes the work in a city in computing first to return to his village with more the money that need.
Well and touching history, in the first place of the serious dipped in a same Greek village and you will recognise some of a villagers in some following books in a series.
5 / 5 Joy
One adds read, full of ideas the life of Greek village and some questions facing illegal refugees. Centres around an ex pat that does the new house and sound assuming of part-gardeners of time. A lot of adventures, has thought to cause and l found last it to dip down. Highly reccomend this author. I have been in to purchase all can l say!
5 / 5 Halina
Has Bought this book in a force of some descriptions. Really it thinks that it has to that the be be write for another book. It has given on three neighbourhoods of a way by means of. A history was the majority of implausible in a way an immigrant has sustained English and to use the computer like this quickly. It has given 2stars more than 1 likes to write good flow but I a lot of empathise with any of some characters and there really looked any purpose in a history. It has given on (which is very scarce for me) when I have discovered that I have not had any interest in the spent afterwards.
5 / 5 Micaela
Whilst Ossia The quite a lot of piece written well of fiction, albeit in the little way of format, has been surprised that so the readers have had given to to five indication of star. I have lived in the Greek village in fact a lot of years and feel that an author has failed to take a real essence of life of village and his inhabitants. A reader were given to grieve any background the daily life in a village and a intertwining of the his habitantes.un beginning of a book left garbled like the history could be be dip almost anywhere. I also found a difficult main character to warm to, and a character of an illegal immigrant is resulted more implausible like the history has developed. It give a book 2.5 tin of stars .
5 / 5 Kathi
Has loved a history,the fashion, a delivery. An author is the a lot of talented the writer and a history is obliging and that resists your interest until an end. To That I liked me to it the plot is that of a history there has been an end. It does not like when of an author leaves an end of an unfinished history, until the imagination of the reader. A plot mixes around a unexplored subject of the life of an illegal immigrant in the European country(Greece) and an English expat, his emprendedor and benefactor. Well recommended!!! Follow this author. I have finalised so only another history called 'A Handful of Pebbles', also the utmost beds.
5 / 5 Brook
Has taken this book like the freebie in Kindle, and enough frankly clicking one buys the key was one of my better decisions. Ossia One first description has not written never, which goes some way to aim that it enjoy it.
Has not had any idea that to expect, and like this books of the travesía is not my favourite this seated in mine Kindle for month until it take around the his. I have begun once read, has complained really my procrastination. While this book is dipped in the propiciado by Greek island issue which are universal in his relevance.unla History, in a report among the ex British-pat and an illegal gardener of a title, fantastically is writing, and advantages to the genuine interest as to a fate of some characters. Besides, some the smallest characters are cleverly drawn and an island he, lovingly and compellingly the writing is enthralling.
Has finalised once was loved to discover that ossia a prime minister in the series, in those these smaller characters am fleshed was. I have bought all some another and are with is mad about waiting for a prójimo. If you are interested in lyrical descriptions of sunny islands, enthralled for a minutiae of life of small or just village fascinated because people of frames tick then this rids will not disappoint .
5 / 5 Oscar
Has downloaded this reserves the free copy, recommends for my friends in WLM. That an absolute delight of the book. I have thought at the beginning I am not sure , then with which so only the few pages could not dip this down. To park of lovely history to my own heart in the lady that solves in Greece and having his eyes have opened of some of some chances in some world-wide and around the his that we a lot necessarily opinions in our daily lives. Sara does well, could do not dipping down. When it is a prójimo a ?
4 / 5 Teri
Ossia A prime minister rid have ready for this author. I found sneaking was partorisca read chapters when it have to that have state doing other things and am very happy that has written much more reserves which are now in mine ready partorisca read. To good sure recommend. I am surprised in some of some negative commentaries - a book has been that causes thought and has the data contrives adds to a life of an immigrant - is just people and a way a history unfolded was warm and inspiring.
4 / 5 Cinda
That an amorous lovely book. It is full of humanity and advantage. While read that so only can square there in Greece. Some descriptions are like this vivid, and an author takes an atmosphere of a Greek village fantastically.

While has a lot of heartache and sorrow to the long of a way, ossia essentially the joyful book after the bit of the rocky start. Juliet does not find well partorisca begin with, but directs partorisca take the grip on she and discovers the property in Aaman. I found routing partorisca he so that it tries to live until some expectations of his familiarised and he.

Fantastically Writing and with sensatez a lot of, this book will do think as well as calm give you the pleasure adds.
4 / 5 Gracie
Has read this book shortly after was published and then for casualidad, again this year. It is in fact esalistic' to the equal that spends for to having experienced something looked during my own life. A wonderful and history a lot of writing of the humane law and one of tenacity, partorisca achieve an unexpected aim, which two present of people to the each one like this another in the little unusual, but no unlikely way. It is the history of amour that can not be but is........
Reading it a second time, with which there is @@give was part of the series, was included better and are now a partidário avid and enthusiast of the a lot of talented writer, Sara Alexi. A good-looking history.
5 / 5 Hertha
Has loved this book. The writing has flowed - a lot amiably and has maintained to be hooked. Some two main characters Juliet & Aaman is especially a lot of believable. Juliet Leave his house for movements and of the personal reasons to the Greek Village / Aaman leave his house in Pakistan to find the work to help sustains his family. I have had this book in mine kindle partorisca quite the long time (month) - has like this busy state reading my usual favourites - Memoirs that rids't has taken around the reading this. I have not been disappointed at all and go to purchase a prójimo in a Series. Recommend this book without hesitation.
4 / 5 Alisha
Has to that admit that it was pleasantly surprised by this wonderful history. Usually this is not my gender, but Sara converted.
Sara has flow the and orderly fashion that spends calm together with his prose. It contrasts to a lot a type of plus 'graphic' of novel this abounds these days, 'An Illegal Gardener' has the magnetic tension and the emotional intelligence is quantity.
One is abundance to clash too much, that creates the page adds turner. I have read he in some evenings finalise him down the week. It is that well.
Will not say more reason do not want to create the spoiler, but please be ensured will enjoy never moment of him.
Sara does well... It is it was to achieve book two in some serious now!
4 / 5 Wilson
Likes another this has been seating in mine Kindle while to be read. Lockdown Gave finally an occasion to read that it has thought it would be the whimsical Greek romp but is instead state resupplied with the heating of wonderful heart and has thought to cause history of two cultures that comes near in another. It wins to see this fact to the film.
5 / 5 Janel
Has downloaded this free book and postpones to read he partorisca to age likes me to them I mistakenly thought it could be bit it twee. Well I am happy was like this wrong! Alexi Amours with his syntactic tongue - describing perfectly some joys to find house in the foreign country for the student of tongue. His idea to some realities of the life for an illegal immigrant interested although it was not that attentive could be it, and Alexi achieves a scarce feat to create that touch it self-the examination in a has sawed-protagonist without any of a shallowness. In general, treat it, and will be to purchase a prójimo in a series with excites :)
4 / 5 Sau
has loved this book. Although fictional, suspect a description of some hardships and treatment of the illegal immigrants any poden be distant a lot of a truth. I me @give a sheer disparity of the lives of the people by means of a planet irrespective of his intelligence. Has-liked me a way a main character has found like this egoistic and unapproachable initially but, by means of his report with his 'houseboy', finally tip the plus considered compassion and a recognition of his friends and occasions. A description of some characters of the village and the Greek setting was also very pleasant and look forward to to read other histories of this series.
5 / 5 Terese
Fabulous History! A must has read! It writes like this grippingly does not want to dip the down! I read night of the half box gone! Everything on finding of people his and forming true bonds ...Calm does not love it to finalise. Based around the small Greek village with the woman the one who looks to be comfortably a lot was and that loves the fresh start. Precise assistance to clear on his rubbish strewn garden and finds a right person for a work. Raisin to be an illegal worker of Pakistan, there with luggage of the his own, that tries to save money to send rear house. His history intertwines with the report of a woman with his partner of rear house. Calm question and soften! Five star Sara Alexi!
4 / 5 Suzie
A history of an English woman that retreats in Greece (when the time takes rough) and asking an illegal immigrant to help his with his untidy garden and house. This history said of some hardships have suffered for 'illegals' as well as a friendship a two mark. He also said of a a sided friendship of a woman and his long suffering supportive partner in United Kingdom. A friendship results more same when a main character begins to @give an error of his ways and he the much more that character of worries in all the ways.
5 / 5 Elanor
Ossia A first external book of my normal gender that has not been able to dip down! I me the laugh & shout. I have adored a way a book has been written like the author had done such the good work has imagined has known Aaman (two As in a start!) And Juliet. I enjoyed it I have downloaded so much a whole series 😳☺️👏🏼👏🏼 Sara does a lot of Alexi can that to him gives 10 stars I like x
5 / 5 Celina
Delicious Some sweet involving history in an ex English pat the one who has bought the @@@crumble marries of Greek village and an illegal immigrant the one who help with a renewal of a garden and then a house. Calm can not help but cure in both of them and although this is not the page turner in a sense of the gender of the thriller found it hard to take reading although it do not want it partorisca finalise. Totally enjoyable and certainly will be partorisca read more for this talented author.
5 / 5 Tiny
In that visited that a lot some the Greek islands have found this book taken behind to the wonderful relaxing time where all the world has been so only of day to the day with the a lot shabby routine. The time looked without final and has had any haste partorisca do things. A main character Juliet moves to the delapidated marries of old park in the traditional Greek village partorisca escape of the recent divorce and the hectic life. It assumes an illegal immigrant has called Aaman partorisca be his gardener and an unusual report among worker and employee developes to the history of unrelenting hardship, determination and finally joy. It can not expect read some other two books in this series.
5 / 5 Agueda
Has begun once this book could do not dipping down. I have loved some characters and found the a lot of appealing and believable. A setting was idyllic and like this fantastically writing sense likes were there. You are the brave movement of a writer to write in a plight of an illegal immigrant and a life that directed when, usually, is like this maligned in all have read. A writer has described some emotions of some characters fantastically and seat drawn to his lives. So only the fantastically crafted novel. I have it quell'has downloaded now a second book in these serious and can not expect begin the reading.
4 / 5 Teddy
Was unsure in this book when I began it reason is everything writes in a tense present. But I have changed early my alcohol. Well structured and flow together with descriptions of vivid character. A main character, Juliet, movements in Greece, the country enamoured tomb with whilst vacacional done of the years. It purchases the house with the a lot of neglected and overgrown garden, and enlists Aaman, an illegal immigrant to do in a garden for sound. It is of Pakistan and is trying to win money for his village has impoverished. His report develops the real friendship to the equal that share his pasts with each another. A beautiful bed! Not To Lose it .
5 / 5 Andy
Ossia The heartwarming history that centre around Juliet and Aaman. Sara Alexi steeps one in an a lot of heart of life of Greek village. It feels a sun and odorare an earth. Some people of a village are calm so that appearances of life of village. The sadness of Juliet is at all to compare with a sadness that is suffered for Aaman. Sara Alexi spend some together characters and tip that, by means of helping Aaman, Juliet results the best, less self be centred - particularly with his partner Michelle. Aaman Answered to a nurturing, that grows in confidence partorisca enable him to fulfil his ambition to sustain his family. I can not expect read a prójimo a!
4 / 5 Romelia
Are the professed Greek-phile and like this anything plants in the Greek island has been able to probably attract my attention. A woman the one who decides after a acrimonious divorce to up claves and buy the property in Greece. A house and the garden require the plot of renewal and work. It takes on an illegal immigrant to do a toil in a garden and of the odd works around a house. If they become friends and the look was for each another. When it Takes rounded up for some police and threatened with the deportation spends time trying to find and take his papers have ordered. Always it have wanted to be the programmer of computer and teaches he using the laptop of Juliet. It can return house in Pakistan like the success. A very very read and that looks forward to a prójimo a
5 / 5 Shawana
Fascinating history. It has thought that that you are the memoir when I bought it, but in fact loses at all to be fiction. A slow start, but the early results powerfully emotional. It is not the quite small history for a faint hearted, that could think at the beginning. There is the plot of tension and passion, but has the satisfactory end, which is scarce these days!
5 / 5 Zonia
These increases of book on a history of usual amour inuendos and explicit 'next meetings' in detail graphic. If it love the happy end, predictable to your book, where all the room for some main characters, then this is not for you. Instead, which some profits of a reading of this book is the deepest idea the true friendship that knows will last in a memory and a heart. Alexi Mix especially of some emotions a would find in an almost forbidden report, and moves it to the main form of acceptance of respect and mutual amour. refreshingly Different.
4 / 5 Lacey
I really enjoyed this read, is the sweet book , but still spellbinding, Well, yes a lot everything in a book was sweetness and light, but concealed gives it a precise reality. Have has wanted to really be with Juliet and Aaman, and see them by means of his questions. Sara maintained intrigued and interested by means of everything of him, and I need to discover his next chapter, fulfil a creature and see that a lot of Aaman and his village done.

Thank you Sara Alexi