OU blog

Personal Blogs

Richard Walker

Mikis Theodorakis

Visible to anyone in the world

Mikis Theodorakis has just died. He was a big hero of mine, a great composer and a lifelong fighter for social justice.

Permalink Add your comment
Share post
Richard Walker

The Author of 'Zorba'

Visible to anyone in the world
Edited by Richard Walker, Tuesday, 16 Feb 2016, 22:40

Nikos Katzantzakis was a controversial Cretan writer, most famous for the book and film "Zorba the Greek'. His epitaph is famous.


It's often translated in a literal way, but how the capture the spirit? Here's my attempt.

No desires or fears.
Free now.

Photo: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kazantzakis_Grab.jpg


Permalink Add your comment
Share post

This blog might contain posts that are only visible to logged-in users, or where only logged-in users can comment. If you have an account on the system, please log in for full access.

Total visits to this blog: 1707823