Rhea Galanaki

Rhea Galanaki
The Life of Ismail Ferik pasha Rhea Galanaki

Rhea Galanaki is one of Greece's foremost novelists. Born in Crete in 1947, she studied history and archaeology in Athens. She is a founder member of the Society of Greek Writers, and author of several books of poetry and criticism as well as three novels. Of these, The Life of Ismail Ferik pasha (1996) was the first Greek novel to be included in the 1994 UNESCO Collection of Representative Works. In 1999 Eleni, or Nobody won the Greek State Prize for Best Novel, and was one of the three candidates for the European Aristeion Prize for Literature. I Shall Sign as Loui was published by Northwestern University Press in 2000. Her latest novel is O aionas ton lavyrinthon (The Age of Labyrinths), Kastaniotis, 2002. Galanaki lives in Patras, Greece.

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