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By John Lucas

Greece has consistently had its admirers, even though none turns out to have loved the Athenian tavernas, the murderous site visitors and the jaded prostitutes, the petty bureaucratic tyrannies, the road noise and the heroic individualists with the irony and detachment of John Lucas. Lucas' love for the realities of Greece ultimately banishes the banality of a half-century of tourism during this selection of memoirs and tales.

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