About this book
Set before WWI, a young English writer travels to Crete to claim a small inheritance, and befriends a middle-aged Greek man called Alexis Zorba.
Set before the start of the First World War, this fable sees a young English writer set out to Crete to claim a small inheritance. But when he arrives, he meets Alexis Zorba, a middle-aged Greek man with a zest for life. As their friendship develops, the Englishman is gradually won over, transformed and inspired.
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