Christina Moutsou, ‘Layers’ – book launch

Thanasis Gavos   Thursday, 28 February 2019; 7:00-10:00
book launch, Christina Moutsou

Across the years, four people, caught up in the maelstrom of a family secret, attempt to come to terms with its aftermath. From London to Athens, from Thessaloniki to Paris, their various trajectories form an intricate story like the many layers of a sumptuous cake. An inner journey and at the same time a kaleidoscope of perspectives, which has at its heart the never-ending search for redemption.

An enthralling portrayal of complex emotional turmoil. I marvelled at the bold handling of time. Not only does it make the reader poignantly feel they are transcending time and space, it makes a kind of spellbinding music out of the juxtapositions and leitmotifs lyrically woven throughout the narrative.

Dr Graham Frankland, academic translator and editor, author of Freud’s Literary Culture

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