John Mole on oma rahvusvahelise karjääri tõttu maailmas palju ringi rännanud, kuid südamesse jäi tal Kreeka. Soovituse sain Facebooki grupist ja olen väga rahul. This is the warm and funny story of the Mole family's dream of making a home in a whitewashed island house with a blue door near a beach and a taverna, and ending up in a tumbledown ruin in a near deserted village. If only Hector the dog would calm down. The tale of a city slicker English family trying to restore a rambling Greek house read ruin in rural Greece is laugh out loud funny.
Versand aus Großbritannien, Versandzeit 2- 8 Tage. Ex-library, With usual stamps and markings, In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Selgelt tulevad välja kõik kultuurilised erinevused, alates igapäevategemistest kuni toidu-joogikultuurini välja. I bought this book for all the positive reviews, expecting it to be a great, hilarious read. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Las cubiertas que se muestran en la fotografía puede no ser idéntica a la del libro real. Clearly used but very few minor defects.
Felt the sun, heard τζιτζίκια cicadas , tasted feta, olives, sipped ouzo and retsina and devoured souvlakia and κοκορέτσι. After falling in love with an incredible view John Mole found himself owning a pile of stones and 20 years of goat dung. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. This book has soft covers. Unistus maalilisest majast Kreeka saarel on tavaline, kuid viis kuidas John Mole selleni jõuab, ei kuulu küll kellegi fantaasiamaailma. Does anyone have any to recommend? All matching new books shown Used books: 1 - 50 of 135 Bookseller Notes Price 1. Clearly used but very few minor defects.
Felt the sun, heard τζιτζίκια cicadas , tasted feta, olives, sipped ouzo and retsina and devoured souvlakia and κοκορέτσι. Overall, it is a fairly quick one to read and rather enjoyable, with an all-British sense of humour, although not as funny as I'd hoped. Tundub, et kaugeim paik, kus ma käinud olen on Kreeka, niisiis sai see lugemise väljakutse punkt täidetud. Maalt kolitakse ära ja alles jäävadki varemed, mida hinnata oskavad John Mole sugused välismaalased, kes oma unistusi taga ajavad ning ebamugavustest ei hooli. With no water, electricity or even a road his family were unamused. This is a highly readable tale of John Mole's conversion of a stone ruin on the island of Evia into a family home. Hetke ja alkoholi ajel ostis ta ühelt külamehelt varemetes maja mahajäetud külas ning asus seda üles vun Tundub, et kaugeim paik, kus ma käinud olen on Kreeka, niisiis sai see lugemise väljakutse punkt täidetud.
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This book took me back home, back to one of my homelands, always remaining so very close to my heart. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. It's All Greek to Me! Greece in Print Read more. A lovely book about Greece, back in time when Greece was much simpler I won't say better. Through hard work and comic misadventures a bond is formed with a vivid cast of village characters - from Elpida who cures back pain with raw eggs to beautiful Eleni. Invite the neighbours round for a barbecue? Told with humour and affection, it's a great read for anyone thinking of moving to Greece, or just as a holiday book. The majority of pages are undamaged with minimal creasing or tearing, minimal pencil underlining of text, no highlighting of text, no writing in margins.
Saga Travellers News It's All Greek to Me! From negotiating with Greek contractors to mucking out two decades of goat manure, John and his family endure many adventures on the road to having a house in the country. Oma enda memuaaridele lisaks jagab ta heldelt ka ajaloolisi fakte. This book chronicles the very unromantic reality of making a dream run away and live on a Greek island come true. Expedié le jour meme depuis l'angleterre. Your purchase also supports literacy charities. The author very capably shares how idiot What happens when an expat Brit impulsively buys a dilapidated goat pen with twenty years of excrement covering it as a house in Greece for his family? May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text.
A thoroughly entertaining and amusing read with the added bonus of feeling that reading this book was also educational in modern Greek language and culture plus some ancient Greek history and mythology. John Mole clearly has a respect and admiration for Greek culture, both ancient and modern, and it shines through this entertaining book. This book is in good condition but will show signs of previous ownership. In Mole's portrayal, petty feuds seemingly last forever while grave insults are forgotten by dinner-time. Envían el mismo día de inglaterra. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. Or four children and this book is about the way that he repaired, renovated and rebuilt this with the help of the locals.
Just returned from a very enjoyable vacation! You might sometimes shake your head in wonder at the choices made by the author, but you have to give full marks for determination and grit! Please provide recipient full name as it's mandatory for Canada Customs and to avoid any delay. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. We country folk are known for 'make do and mend' and we can't bear to throw books away, so please give this still very readable book a home. If this book is over 5 years old, then please expect the pages to be yellowing or to have age spots. His infatuation with the idea of Greece comes up against the harsh reality of making a home. What family would even tolerate such a suggestion? Mole writes with a witty self depreciating style, and it is quite funny in parts.