The Art of War: A Novel

Angela Panayotopulos


The Art of War: A Novel

The Art of War: A Novel

  • Title: The Art of War: A Novel
  • Author: Angela Panayotopulos
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 394
  • Format: ebook



Once upon a WWII, three ethnicities are catapulted together on the Greek island of Mythaki A Nazi discriminated for his conscience An artist whose iconography becomes her worst nightmare A rebel soldier whose heart begs for desertion An officer who taints a village with his madness And a country that pulses with the blood and love of its children.


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The Art of War: a Novel by Angela Panayotopulos is an extraordinarily compelling novel, written with an almost surreal style. It is a panoramic mosaic of vignettes erupting in shades of love, war and familyThe novel is set on the small Greek island of Mythaki, over a period of years before and during WWII. We see events unfold mostly through the eyes of a brother and sister, Kalli and Gabe, first their idyllic simple island life and then the bitter and tragic transformations wrought by the war. [...]

The Art of LifeCaptivating. I love this novel.It's an intriguing story about unwilling turns in life where everything familiar and known looses itself in madness, as if (your) whole intact world got infected with lyssa and transformed itself to something murderous. Life (possibly) taken for granted gets taken away. And everything you can do is ''join, surrender, or resist''. Although, a choice forced up on you is not much of a choice. War multiplies what people are – bloodthirsty or heroes – [...]

The twisted specter of Hitler’s ambition spread like a plague across Europe, smothering the continent beneath the noxious cloud of war and hatred. Nowhere was safe, nowhere was left untouched. The squirming tendrils reached even the most remote and idyllic of places.The Art of War, by Angela Panayotopulos, tells the story of the small island of Mythaki. The small Greek island seems perfect, the people happy, their lives uncomplicated. Some have been touched by an earlier war with Germany, but [...]

The Art of War: A Novel by Angela PanayotopulosReviewed by Alex Canton-DutariThe first part of the book brought to my mind Louise de Berniere's "The Mandoline of Captain Corelli." But nothing prepared me for the ensuing narrative about the ravages of World War II in Athens and a small Greek island -- Mythaki.The spread of Nazis' monster shape was brilliantly described, as was its offspring in the island of Mythaki which, as the author asserts "…reflects the world.""…We make our own miracles- [...]

When I first started reading The Art of War, I wasn't so sure if I liked it, but as I kept reading, I realized that there was no way I could not like this book. The author's prose is so descriptive and engaging, I couldn't help but get lost in the story. The characters are so diverse and interesting and I found myself caring for them more and more as the story progressed. As with any book set during WWII and Nazi occupation, the atrocities are vivid and unforgettable. The imagery is burned into [...]


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