Monster & Colossus

Monster & Colossus : Letters Between Greek Writer Costas Taktsis and Australian Artist Carl Plate and Their Families in Cosmopolitan Post-War Sydney

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Costas Taktsis, arguably the most important post-war Greek writer, called himself a Sacred Monster, and his life-long friend Carl Plate - an important painter, Gallerist and influencer of modern art in Sydney - the Colossus of Woronora.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 293 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 19.05mm | 408.23g
  • Kew, VIC, Australia
  • English
  • 1925984273
  • 9781925984279
  • 1,921,030

About Cassi Plate

Cassi Plate is a writer, curator and former ABC broadcaster. This is her second book of cultural history, after 'Restless Spirits' (2005). 'Monster and Colossus' is inspired by the discovery of 100 letters between her father and the writer of the first modern Greek novel. She lives and works between Sydney and the South Coast.
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