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92 Acharnon Street

John Lucas

92 Acharnon Street

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Published by Eland in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lucas, John, -- 1937- -- Travel -- Greece -- Athens,
  • Lucas, John, -- 1937- -- Travel -- Greece,
  • Athens (Greece) -- Description and travel,
  • Greece -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 219).

    Other titlesNinety-two Acharnon Street
    StatementJohn Lucas.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDF919 .L74 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination219 p. :
    Number of Pages219
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16639815M
    ISBN 100955010535
    ISBN 109780955010538
    LC Control Number2008360850

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John Lucas (born ) is a poet, critic, biographer, anthologist and literary historian. He runs a poetry publishers called Shoestring Press, and he is the author of 92 Acharnon Street (Eland, ), which won the Dolman Best Travel Book Award in Biography.

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Dec 31,  · 92 Acharnon Street by John Lucas,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(28). Oct 08,  · The Dolman Best Travel Book Award was won last night by John Lucas, a former poetry editor of New Statesman, for 92 Acharnon Street (Eland), a portrait of Greece.

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An energetic academic and poet, Lucas spent the year –85 as visiting professor in. A blog about writing and travel in the Balkans and beyond. John Lucas is a poet, critic, biographer and literary historian. His most recent books include A World Perhaps: New and Selected Poems, The Radical Twenties: Writing, Politics, Culture, The Good That We Do, and 92 Acharnon Street, winner of the Dolman Award for the Best Travel Book of “John Lucas’s Next Year Will Be Better recalls in astonishing and celebratory detail the sounds.

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While he responds sensitively to the Greek landscape, smells, sounds and tastes, and writes beautifully, he suffers from the “Zorba Disease” – Outbreaks. The Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards celebrate the best travel writing and travel writers in the world.

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John Lucas is an Emeritus Professor at the Universities of Loughborough and Nottingham. His 92 Acharnon Street won the Authors Club Dolman Prize for Travel Writing and was reviewed everywhere. He is the author of over forty books of poetry, social history and criticism and is the editor at Shoestring Press.