The Way We Are is a novel about male friendship and about getting away from it all.
A group of childhood friends in their mid-forties sail away in the beginning of a summer, leaving their lives and families far behind. Through the adventures of this voyage and the narrator's fluid memory emerge the characters of these five men against the turmoil of the last thirty years in Greece.
The Way We Are is a modern Odyssey in which the heroes attempt to evade
male despair and isolation by breaking away from a stifling everyday life in search for timeless youth and beauty.