Tales of imagination that spring from the traditional Cypriot culture
These seven folktales were collected from the folkloric collections of the last century, rewitten and adapted to be read by children. Each story is illustrated by the Greek icon painter, George Kordis. They are tales of imagination that spring from the traditional Cypriot culture where east meets west.
"I collected these seven tales from folkloric collections of the last century, rewrote them, adapted them, sometimes taking elements from different stories, so they can be read by children. The Greek icon painter George Kordis has illustrated the tales" - Niki Marangou
Recently and with untold sorrow we said our last goodbye to Niki Marangou, who was not only an active and creative member of the Board of the Cyprus Pen Center, always keen to effectively carry out her responsibilities, but also a significant female personality of Cyprus, an author, a poet and an...
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A friend and human being in the true sense of the word.
It is not so long ago that Niki and I had talked about Alexandria, about the places and streets we both had known, the special atmosphere of history and stories told and retold by her mother who had lived and worked...