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By Annie Liontas
A strong debut novel a few Greek American kin and its enigmatic patriarch from a riveting new voice in modern literature.
Stavros Stavros Mavrakis, Greek immigrant and proud proprietor of the Gala Diner, believes he has simply ten days to stay. As he prepares for his ultimate hours, he sends a scathing e mail to his ex-wife and 3 grown daughters, outlining his needs for a way they every one may possibly higher stay their lives. With various levels of laughter and scorn, his friends and family push aside his habit as not anything greater than a plea for recognition, but if Stavros disappears, these closest to him are compelled to confront the potential of his death.
A bright journey de strength that races to a stunning end, Let Me clarify You is instructed from a number of views: Stavros Stavros, brimming with delight and cursing in damaged English; his eldest daughter Stavroula, a skilled chef in love along with her boss’s daughter; her sister, the wounded yet resilient Litza; and plenty of different voices who compose a veritable Greek chorus.
By turns hilarious and deeply relocating, this multigenerational novel promises a heartfelt meditation at the strength of storytelling and family members, the connection among fathers and daughters, and likewise the complicated bond of sisterhood. Annie Liontas explores our origins and kinfolk myths, starvation and what feeds us, reinvention and forgiveness.
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