Transience Permeates the Introspective Pages in 'Turkey Rediscovered'

Transience Permeates the Introspective Pages in 'Turkey Rediscovered'

By John L. Murphy

Where Job scraped his sores, where Xenophon crossed the Euphrates, Krause Reichert links the stories he knows well to their terrain and traces. 16 Jan 2017 // 1:15 AM

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Stone Dead: Murder and Myth in 'Medousa'

// Short Ends and Leader

"A wry tale which takes in Greek mythology, punk rock and influences of American suspense-drama, this is an effective and curious thriller about myth and obsession.

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