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.

Average rating: 3.64 · 3,587 ratings · 362 reviews · 27 distinct works · Similar authors
The Late-night News (Costas...

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Difesa a zona

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Παλιά, πολύ παλιά (Κώστας Χ...

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Si è suicidato il Che

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Ψωμί, παιδεία, ελευθερία (Η...

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La lunga estate calda del c...

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Τίτλοι τέλους: Ο Επίλογος

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I labirinti di Atene

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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.”
Petros Markaris

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