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    DescriptionThe original higher priced edition of "It's all Greek to Me!" has sold over 15,000 copies since publication. It is considered as No.1 on the Amazon.co.uk travel bestseller list and continuously high rankings. The new-look B format paperback will allow this hilarious book to really take-off and build on it's already excellent track record. A sunny, funny tale of laughter and legends, stones and snakes, this is "My Family and Other Animals" meets "A Year in Provence" - Greek style. It is timed for summer reading promotions, school holidays and the tourist exodus to Greece. This work is written by John Mole, a well-known author with a proven track record including "Mind Your Manners" (1857883144), a bestseller for 10 years and in its 3rd edition. Press campaign for the 'B' format edition will include readings and signings at bookshops, summer reading trade promotions, radio interviews and print media extracts and interviews.


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    Title
    It's All Greek to Me!
    Subtitle
    A Tale of a Mad Dog and an Englishman, Ruins, Retsina - And Real Greeks
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John Mole
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 354
    Width: 123 mm
    Height: 190 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 376 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781857883756
    ISBN 10: 1857883756
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: TRV
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.5
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DVG
    BIC subject category V2: WTL
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    B&T General Subject: 800
    B&T Merchandise Category: TVL
    LC classification: G
    Ingram Theme: CULT/GREECE
    BISAC V2.8: TRV010000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15540
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 37
    B&T Approval Code: A19242000
    BISAC V2.8: TRA000000, BIO000000, TRV009080
    BIC subject category V2: 1DVG
    DC22: 949.5076092
    BISAC V2.8: HUM011000
    LC subject heading: , ,
    Thema V1.0: WH, VFV, WTH, DNB, WG
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    Black and white illustrations
    Publisher
    NICHOLAS BREALEY PUBLISHING
    Imprint name
    NICHOLAS BREALEY PUBLISHING
    Publication date
    01 September 2006
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    John Mole has been at home in Greece for thirty years. "Like Odysseus making his legendary way home to his birthplace Ithaca, the island of Evia was the goal of my life's journey. It was better than Birmingham." He has had a varied international career, from banking in the USA and Athens to jacket potato restaurants in Russia. Meanwhile, he published comic novels and management books, including the perennial bestseller Mind Your Manners. He has British, Irish and US
    Review quote
    "It's All Greek to Me! is John Mole's gentle tale of converting a stone ruin into a family home on the island of Evia, a fabulous insight into Hellenic village life." Book of the Week, Daily Express "Anecdotes come thick and fast... Mole's affable style suits the subject, and his self-deprecatory tone is a bonus." The Good Book Guide "John Mole wirtes with clarity, honesty and humour...whether you are new to the country or share Mole's passion for all things Greek, this book offers an entertaining glimpse of life in rural Greece." Saga Travellers News "It's All Greek to Me! represents travel writing at its best. Mole's descriptions of the people and places he encounters do for Greece what Peter Mayle did for France in his bestselling A Year in Provence and Frances Mayes for Italy in Under the Tuscan Sun." www.greeceshops.com"