1953, Nikos Kazantzakis, Freedom or Death, O Kapetan Michalis, First Edition


Freedom or Death by Nikos Kazantzakis is a novel on the heroic or epic scale about the rebellion of the Greek Christians against the Turks on the island of Crete, where Kazantzakis was from. The story follows the exploits of a Greek: Captain Michalis and his blood brother, Nurey Bey, a Turk, through war, love , friendship, hatred and a backdrop of the island of Crete with all its beauty, drama, joy and sadness. This book was unanimously praised by critics worldwide as the work of a master with characters that come to life and destined to live forever.

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Νίκος Καζαντζάκης

Ο Καπετάν Μιχάλης – O Kapetan Michalis


Nikos Kazantzakis

Freedom or Death


Printed in Athens in the Printing House Mavridis in 1953

Fine Half Leather Binding

8vo, Pages 484

First Edition


Nikos Kazantzakis (Νίκος Καζαντζάκης 1883-1957) was a Greek writer, journalist, politician, poet and philosopher. Widely considered a giant of modern Greek literature, he was nominated for the Nobel Prize in nine different years, and remains the most translated Greek author worldwide. He also translated a number of notable works into Modern Greek, such as the Divine Comedy, Thus Spoke Zarathustra, On the Origin of Species, St. Francis of Assisi, etc.

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