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Kakoúri, Athiná

Κακούρη, Αθηνά, 1928-


Athina Cacouri was born in 1928 in Patras, where she grew up. She spent the War and the German Occupation in Athens. She later lived in Vienna, where she studied Modern History. From 1976 and for the following 15 years, she divided her time between America, Greece and Germany. She now lives in Greece.
She worked at a shipping agency, at a travel agency, and in the field of Tourism in general. She wrote a series of radio programmes, as well as features and short stories for newspapers and magazines. She has translated literature and history into Greek. Her publications include two short story collections and seven novels. Her latest novel, Primarolia, was hugely successful and received the Nikiforos Vrettakos Award.

Major Works
1994 The Wind's Spawn. Novel.
1995 Tomorrow. Novel.
1998 Primarolia. Novel.
2000 Fashionable Crime. Mystery stories.
2000 The Knife of Fortune. Novel.

Works found in the Biblionet database
(2007) Ghost Hunter, Hestia Publishers
(2005) Thekli, Hestia Publishers
(2002) The kite, Hestia Publishers
(2001) The Severed Head, Hestia Publishers
(2000) Crime of Fashion, Hestia Publishers
(2000) The Knife of Fate, Hestia Publishers
(1998) Primarolia, Hestia Publishers
(1995) Tomorrow, Hestia Publishers
(1994) Wind Sowing, Hestia Publishers
(1993) With the Wings of Marika, Kedros Publishers
(1989) The Knife of Fate, Ermis Ekdotiki
(1974) Salt on the Peanuts, Ermis Ekdotiki
Participation in collective Works
(2009) Greek Crimes III, Kastaniotis
(2008) Greek Crimes II, Kastaniotis
(2007) Greek Crimes, Kastaniotis
(2005) Patra, the Face of the City, Topio Publications
(2001) Eight Mortal Sins, Patakis Publishers
(2007) On the Road with a Rollei in the ’50s, Patakis Publishers
(2004) Greece, 1954-1965, Patakis Publishers
(2012) Collective Work, The Return of Inspector Bekas, Kastaniotis [editor]
(2012) Collective Work, The Return of Inspector Bekas, Kastaniotis [editor]

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