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Athenian Blues

by Pol Koutsakis

A wonderfully convoluted thriller with a flamboyant cast revolving around Stratos: who is definitely NOT a hitman, in his own eyes at least, This book is for all lovers of noir fiction, but also provides an extremely interesting take on life in modern Greece.

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She was very beautiful, even in death. Her face was pale, as though she was asleep. There was a small black hole at the base of her neck. Her killers weren't satisfied with the Kalashnikov; they wanted to make sure with another shot at a closer range.
A police siren made me straighten up. Drag and I exchanged confused looks.
Because the body at our feet wasn't Aliki Stylianou.

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