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Made by Sea and Wood, in Darkness: A Novel in Stories
"A beautiful novel that illuminates the fraught lives of Egyptian immigrants with a witty soulful sympathy. Plasatis conjures up a harsh radiant world in which many are adrift and terra firma is not always the salvation it's cracked up to be" Junot Diaz, author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, and winner of the Pulitzer Prize ...more
Published June 1st 2021 by Spuyten Duyvil
(first published January 25th 2021)
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Alexandros Plasatis is an immigrant ethnographer who writes fiction in English, his second language. His work has appeared in US, UK, Indian and Canadian magazines and anthologies. Stories from this book have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best of The Net. He lives in the UK and works with displaced and vulnerable people. This is his first book. www.alexandrosplasatis.com ...more