The Greek House

The Greek House

A richly rewarding narrative about a young painter's love affair with the Greek island of Sifnos

When Christian Brechneff first set foot on the Greek island of Sifnos, it was the spring of 1972 and he was a twenty-one-year-old painter searching for artistic inspiration and a quiet place to work. There, this Swiss child of Russian émigrés, adrift and confused about his sexuality, found something extraordinary. In Sifnos, he found a muse, a subject he was to paint… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 11, 2013)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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