Petros Markaris

Petros Markaris


Born
in Istanbul, Turkey
January 01, 1937

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Petros Markaris (Greek: Πέτρος Μάρκαρης) was born in Istanbul to an Armenian father and a Greek mother. He is one of the most successful living Greek authors. After studying economics, Markaris went on to work as a screenplay writer. He has lived in Germany and Austria for several years and translated Goethe and Brecht into Greek. International fame came through his series of crime novels featuring the eccentric Athenian detective Kostas Haritos, of which there are now five. Markaris lives in Athens and also co-writes film scripts with Theo Angelopoulos.

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The Late-night News (Costas...

3.71 avg rating — 1,182 ratings — published 1995 — 31 editions
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Ληξιπρόθεσμα δάνεια (Η Τριλ...

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Difesa a zona

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3.85 avg rating — 613 ratings — published 1998 — 28 editions
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Παλιά, πολύ παλιά (Κώστας Χ...

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3.59 avg rating — 522 ratings — published 2008 — 18 editions
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Περαίωση (Η Τριλογία της Κρ...

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3.64 avg rating — 477 ratings — published 2011 — 17 editions
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Si è suicidato il Che

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3.70 avg rating — 546 ratings — published 2003 — 21 editions
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Ψωμί, παιδεία, ελευθερία (Η...

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3.54 avg rating — 400 ratings — published 2011 — 20 editions
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Offshore

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3.65 avg rating — 237 ratings — published 2017 — 9 editions
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La lunga estate calda del c...

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3.59 avg rating — 388 ratings — published 2006 — 20 editions
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Τίτλοι τέλους: Ο Επίλογος

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“¿Qué quiere que le diga? Gente tranquila, más pobre que las ratas. Aunque, tal como va el mundo, llamamos tranquilos a los que tienen miedo.”
Petros Markaris, The Late-night News

“... ξέρει να επιστρατεύει αριστοτεχνικά τη δουλοπρέπεια σαν ηρεμιστικό.”
Petros Markaris, Περαίωση

“Los economistas inútiles acaban siendo contables; los abogados inútiles, diputados.”
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