In today’s installment of “Miller books we don’t talk about nearly enough,” it’s…

colossus rites frontMiller’s love letter to Greece, “The Colossus of Maroussi.”

The UK Telegraph recently gave it a shout-out, noting, “Miller’s enthusiastic portrait of Corfu, Crete, Athens and their unforgettable characters, has worn remarkably well since being written in 1940-41.”

We often talk about the Tropics, Oranges, and Black Spring, but not enough about the Colossus. So, who’s read it? What’d you think? Has it indeed “aged well?”

[Oh, and you can also buy it from us directly here.]

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