PDF/EBOOK (The Summer of My Greek Taverna : A Memoir)


The Summer of My Greek Taverna : A Memoir

download ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Tom Stone Tom Stone ↠ 6 characters characters The Summer of My Greek Taverna : A Memoir Tom Stone went to Greece one summer to write a novel and stayed twenty two years On Patmos the tiny island where St John received the apocalyptic visions recorded in the Book of Revelations he fell in love with Danielle a beautiful French painter His novel completed and sold he decided to stay a little longerSeven idyllic years later after the birth of their second child they left Patmos for Crete where Stone taught English to civil servants and Danielle painted icons for tourists But Stone's heart was still on Patmos and when a Patmian friend Theológos called and offered him a summer partnership in his beach tavérna The Beautiful Helen Stone jumped at the chance much to the dismay of his wife who cautioned him not to. Not just an interesting memoir but a good who dun it and why who dun it He puts his recipes at the end and holy cow try the moussaka it s to die for though I got tennis elbow by the time I sueezed all the eggplant slices

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download ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Tom Stone Tom Stone ↠ 6 characters characters The Summer of My Greek Taverna : A Memoir Forget the old adage about Greeks bearing giftsBack on Patmos Stone uickly discovered that he was no longer a friend or a patron but a competitor He learned hard lessons about the Greeks' skill at bargaining and about how truly effective the curse of the Evil Eye can be There was no longer time to leisurely sip Greek coffee in the morning or linger over oregano scented lunches with friends The tavérna closed for the tourists at 3 AM and opened for the fishermen at 7; work sometimes seemed little than a battle to stay awake Spurring him on were the enormous profits that Theológos had assured him would materialize in August And there were still the many joys of being back in Patmos the beauty of the island the friendsh. Interesting in places but this has not aged well Even though it was first published in 2002 it clearly refers to the Greece of the late 1970s or early 80s when material circumstances were considerably different The taverna owning Theologos was a young man in World War II so must be extremely old if still alive Patmos faces new challenges now including a boom in tourism and recently the arrival of refugees risking their lives to cross from Turkey Trumpian politics has also blown a hole in the author s Cherry Tree argument that Americans should be seen as fundamentally honest and up front if that was ever true Stone would have been better off explaining that in Greek the term Amerikanaki is used to describe a

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download ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Tom Stone Tom Stone ↠ 6 characters characters The Summer of My Greek Taverna : A Memoir Ips he had made over the years and the adrenaline rush of success as news began to spread about Stone's cooking; yachts sailed over from Mykonos for dinner But then came August and the realization that Theológos had been cheating him out of thousands of dollars His illusions shattered Stone turned to his wife and children who had been there all the time offering their support And their loveFeaturing Stone's recipes including his variation on the traditional Greek tzatzíki his own Chicken Retsina and the ultimate moussaka The Summer of My Greek Tavérna is as much a love story as it is the grand humorous and sometimes bittersweet adventure of an American pursuing his dreams in a foreign land a modern day innocent abroa. I enjoy reading books about areas I am traveling to and I thought that Tom Stone s memoir offered interesting insight and descriptions of life in Greece on the Island of Patmos as well as the personalities of some of the Greek people living thereBonus was the recipes at the back of the book I look forward to trying some of them

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  • The Summer of My Greek Taverna : A Memoir
  • Tom Stone
  • English
  • 13 December 2020
  • 9785367009637

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    PDF/EBOOK (The Summer of My Greek Taverna : A Memoir) I was prepared to be totally charmed by this memoir of an American living and working on a tiny Greek island I enjoyed the insights into Greek life but even with the interesting people and good food the book fell flat for me I had a hard time making it to the end I do plan to make some of the recipes though

  2. says: PDF/EBOOK (The Summer of My Greek Taverna : A Memoir) download ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Tom Stone

    characters The Summer of My Greek Taverna : A Memoir PDF/EBOOK (The Summer of My Greek Taverna : A Memoir) I found this to be an honest memoir and anyone who has been to the Greek isles knows how bare and simple the life

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    PDF/EBOOK (The Summer of My Greek Taverna : A Memoir) Tom Stone ↠ 6 characters Not just an interesting memoir but a good who dun it and why who dun it He puts his recipes at the end and holy cow try the moussaka it's to die for though I got tennis elbow by the time I sueezed all the eggplant slices

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    characters The Summer of My Greek Taverna : A Memoir Tom Stone ↠ 6 characters PDF/EBOOK (The Summer of My Greek Taverna : A Memoir) Not much character development but interesting book about live on a Greek island

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    characters The Summer of My Greek Taverna : A Memoir PDF/EBOOK (The Summer of My Greek Taverna : A Memoir) From my book blog wwwJetBlackDragonflyblogspotcomPatmos is a Greek island in the eastern Aegean near Turkey population approximately 3000A few years ago I was in Greece staying on nearby Samos Island and took a day trip by ferry to visit Patmos It is the second most popular site next to Jerusalem for Christian pilgrimage as it is where Saint John wrote the book of Revelation There we visited the Monastery of St John the Theologian built in

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    download ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Tom Stone Tom Stone ↠ 6 characters PDF/EBOOK (The Summer of My Greek Taverna : A Memoir) Interesting in places but this has not aged well Even though it was first published in 2002 it clearly refers to the Greece of the late 1970s or early 80s when material circumstances were considerably different

  7. says: characters The Summer of My Greek Taverna : A Memoir Tom Stone ↠ 6 characters download ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Tom Stone

    PDF/EBOOK (The Summer of My Greek Taverna : A Memoir) download ↠ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Tom Stone Tom Stone ↠ 6 characters I so wanted to love this book and have my imagination fired with thoughts of blue skies and seas with the scent of oregano and ouzo Unfortunately like the writer I was sadly disappointed with the experience and only found lying cheating and unpleasantness I have read many books of people moving to the Greek Islands and being met with hostility superstition and aggression so I wasnt entirely surprised by the tone of the b

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    PDF/EBOOK (The Summer of My Greek Taverna : A Memoir) Somewhat enjoyable memoir about an American who falls in love with Greece and decides to run a Greek taverna Not a great book but may be nice

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    PDF/EBOOK (The Summer of My Greek Taverna : A Memoir) I enjoy reading books about areas I am traveling to and I thought that Tom Stone's memoir offered interesting insight and

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    PDF/EBOOK (The Summer of My Greek Taverna : A Memoir) Liked the descriptions of the Greek countryside and seaside Story was ok

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