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Little infamies

Panos Karnezis

Little infamies

stories

by Panos Karnezis

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Published by Vintage in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Country life -- Greece -- Fiction.,
  • Greece -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 2002.

    StatementPanos Karnezis.
    GenreFiction.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination278 p. ;
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22031128M
    ISBN 100099433524


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Their lives intersect, as lives do in a small place, and they know each other's secrets - the hidden crimes, the mysteries, the little infamies that men commit. Karnezis observes his villagers with a forgiving eye, and creates a world where magic invariably loses out to harsh reality, a world at once universal, funny and utterly compelling/5(15).

His first book, Little Infamies (), was a collection of connected short stories set in a nameless Greek village. His second book, The Maze (), a novel set in Anatolia inwas shortlisted for Panos Karnezis was born in Greece in and came to England in /5.

Their lives intersect, as lives do in a small place, and they know each other's secrets: the hidden crimes, the mysteries, the little infamies that men commit.

Karnezis observes his villagers with a worldly eye, and creates a place where magic invariably loses out to harsh reality, a place full of passion, cruelty, and deep reserves of black humor/5(15).

The Paperback of the Little Infamies by Panos Karnezis at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more!Author: Panos Karnezis. The book begins with a story of the the town being stricken by an earthquake. One of the consequences is that the local priest is shown to be a fraud, and so the story is suggesting a literal attempt to shake the town awake to the coming modernity/5(15).

No slacker, Karnezeis packs 19 stories into this small, page book. The stories are set in a Greek village in the 's. Although it contains less than 40 houses, and thus is about to be deprived of official existence, it contains an amazing assortment of personalities, from spinster to prostitute, from priest to thief to pimp/5(15).

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Panos Karnezis ’s  Little Infamies  is an impressive literary debut. Its nineteen short stories concern an isolated Greek village and its eccentric, squabbling, grasping inhabitants. Their lives intersect, as lives do in a small place, and they know each other’s secrets – the hidden crimes, the mysteries, the little infamies that men commit.

Karnezis observes his villagers with a forgiving eye, and creates a world where magic invariably loses out to harsh reality, a world at once universal, funny and utterly compelling. The stories in Little Infamies are extraordinary - shocking, colourful and resonant.

Panos Karnezis is an entirely individual writer in full command of his material, Sunday Times A deeply impressive collection of short stories, Sunday Telegraph/5(20).

Their lives intersect, as lives do in a small place, and they know each other's secrets - the hidden crimes, the mysteries, the little infamies that men commit. Karnezis observes his villagers with a forgiving eye, and creates a world where magic invariably loses out to harsh reality, a world at once universal, funny and utterly compelling.

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3/5(1). His first book, Little Infamies (), was a collection of connected short stories set in a nameless Greek village. His second book, The Maze (), a novel set in Anatolia inwas shortlisted for the Whitbread First Novel Award and won the Pendleton May First Novel Award/5.

No slacker, Karnezeis packs 19 stories into this small, page book. The stories are set in a Greek village in the 's. Although it contains less than 40 houses, and thus is about to be deprived of official existence, it contains an amazing assortment of personalities, from spinster to prostitute, from priest to thief to pimp/5(7).

Panos Karnezis' remarkable stories are all set in the same nameless Greek village. His characters are the people who live there—the priest, the whore, the doctor, the seamstress, the mayor—and the occasional animal: a centaur, a parrot that recites Homer, a horse called History.

Print book: Fiction: EnglishView all editions and formats: Summary: His characters are the people who live there - the priest, the barber, the whore, the doctor, the seamstress, the mayor The stories in Little Infamies are extraordinary - shocking, colourful and resonant.

Panos Karnezis' remarkable stories are all set in the same nameless Greek village. His characters are the people who live there--the priest, the whore, the doctor, the seamstress, the mayor--and the occasional animal: a centaur, a parrot that recites Homer, a horse called History.5/5.

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Their lives intersect, as lives do in a small place, and they know each other’s secrets – the hidden crimes, the mysteries, the little infamies that men commit.

Karnezis observes his villagers with a forgiving eye, and creates a world where magic invariably loses out to harsh reality, a world at once universal, funny and utterly compelling.

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Their lives intersect, as lives do in a small place, and they know each other's secrets - the hidden crimes, the mysteries, the little infamies that men commit. Karnezis observes his villagers with a forgiving eye, and creates a world where magic invariably loses out to harsh reality, a world at once universal, funny and utterly compelling.

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Lee "Little Infamies Stories" por Panos Karnezis disponible en Rakuten Kobo. Cunning, fantastical tales about a Greek village of the imagination, from a startling new talent Panos Karnezis' remarka 5/5. His first book, Little Infamies () is a collection of connected short stories set in one nameless Greek village, and his second book, The Maze (), is a novel set in Anatolia in It was shortlisted for the Whitbread First Novel Of Birth: Greece.

Panagiotis Karnezis (Greek: Παναγιώτης (Πάνος) Καρνέζης; born ), known as Panos Karnezis, is a Greek writer. Born in Greece, he moved to England in to study was later awarded a M.A.

in Creative Writing by the University of East Anglia. His first collection of stories, Little Infamies, was published in In he published The. by Panos Karnezis (Farrar, Straus & Giroux; $24) These fierce, twisted, and darkly funny stories are set in an unnamed Greek village, in what might be called the eternal present.

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Customer service is our top. Panos Karnezis was born in Greece in and came to England in He studied engineering and worked in industry, then studied for an MA in Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia.

His first book, Little Infamies (), was a collection of connected short stories set in a nameless Greek village.

Little Infamies (Panos Karnezis, ). This fine collection of short stories looks at the lives of Greek villagers with magical realism. The Magus (John Fowles, ). An Englishman plays psychological games with a wealthy recluse on a Greek island.

Middlesex (Jeffrey Eugenides, ). An American author of Greek descent explores the Greek. Karnezis's intelligent, lyrical first novel is a worthy follow-up to Little Infamies (), his darkly comic story collection set in a nameless Greek village.

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Inventive, darkly funny, and lyrically-written. Little Infamies, by Panos Karnezis (Vintage, £) Karnezis depicts a rural Greek village too small to have a name, and invites us to peep into the lives of its inhabitants.