Apartment in Athens (New York Review Books Classics)

Apartment in Athens (New York Review Books Classics)

Glenway Wescott


Like Wescott's notable novella The Pilgrim Hawk (which Susan Sontag defined in The New Yorker as belonging "among the treasures of 20th-century American literature"), Apartment in Athens matters an strange triangular courting. during this tale approximately a Greek couple in Nazi-occupied Athens who needs to percentage their residing quarters with a German officer, Wescott phases an severe and unsettling drama of lodging and rejection, resistance and compulsion—an account of political oppression and non secular fight that also is a parable concerning the charges of closeted identity.

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