For over half a century, the beautiful, ruined Temple of Apollo has been in the care of the old beekeeper Gabrilis. But when the value of the land soars, he is forced to sign away his interests – and hours later he meets a violent, lonely death.
When Hermes Diaktoros finds his friend’s battered body by a dusty roadside, the police quickly make him the prime suspect. But with rapacious developers threatening Arcadia’s most ancient sites, there are many who stand to gain from Gabrilis’s death. Hermes resolves to avenge his old friend and find the true culprit, but his methods are, as ever, unorthodox....
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Good story. Depressing narrator.
Fat Greek man fights corruption
The character of the main person. His acute understanding of human mind and soul. His culture-rich relation with wine and the land.
Fat man (the hero) discussing with his adversaries.
It has to be enjoyed with time, like slow food.
- J E A Oksa