Menelaos Lourotos

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Born and raised in Vancouver, Canada, Menelaos Lourotos is a young Canadian author of Greek descent. His early interest in Greek mythology sparked a profound love for history and storytelling, resulting in his Bachelor of Arts in History and passions in writing and film.

His pre-teen introduction to Monty Python fueled a passion for interpreting and understanding the world through a humorous lens, while his discovery of Fyodor Dostoyevsky and Franz Kafka, during his early university years, inspired a more critical perspective, often coupled with the very same doses of humor.

Lourotos' first publication, a novella titled 'A Simple Task', is the novelization of an amateur short film created during the latter half of his Bachelor's of Education
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The Garden Party by Katherine Mansfield - Review

This week's short story review will be on Katherine Mansfield's The Garden Party. Published in 1922, this is the story of, well, a garden party. If we are to really break it down, this is a story about social class and respect, with the garden party serving as the symbolic setting for these ideas to play out. Our protagonist is Laura, the daughter of a Mrs. Sheridan and one of the many family memb

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