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The Anglo-Hellenic League, in partnership with the Centre for Hellenic studies (CHS) at King’s College London and the Hellenic Foundation for Culture, invites you to attend readings and discussion of Konstantinos Alsinos’s new crime novel, Η πληγή του κόσμου (The Wound of the World), published in Greek by Mikri Arktos (Athens) towards the end of 2022.
The event will take place at King’s College London, Bush House (Lecture Theatre 1), 30 Aldwych London WC2B 4BG, on Friday 2 June at 7pm.
At the height of the Greek crisis, retired police Inspector Nikos Eleftheriadis tries to solve a gruesome murder that has taken place on a significant date in Greek national life…
The writer will be in discussion with Dr John Kittmer, Chair of the Anglo-Hellenic League. The discussion will take place in English. Actors Kyriaki Mitsou and Dimitra Bakalyianni will read from the book in Greek. Translations into English will be provided.
A reception will follow, entrance is free but prior booking is required.
Konstantinos Alsinos was born in Athens in 1986. He studied acting and has taken part in many theatrical and TV productions in Greece. Now permanently established in London, he is studying psychology and criminology at the University of Westminster. The Wound of the World is his second novel. He has also published a collection of poetry.
Council of the League, 5 May 2023
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