The Great Books of Literature

Episode 4: Zorba The Greek by Nikos Kazantzakis

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25 September 2018

Zorba The Greek is a life-changing work, which follows an unnamed narrator and his Cypriot companion Zorba as they discuss life, love, religion and everything else while working on a coal mine in Crete.

In this episode, John and Andrew discuss the book, the life of Nikos Kazantzakis and the themes that emerge from the novel.

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