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The Twelve books of Christmas Day 2

  Welcome to Day Two of the Twelve books of Christmas with Zakynthos Informer! Today’s book is Swimming pool Summer by Rebecca Farnworth Book Description. Frankie hasn’t had a proper relationship for years. But though she tells everyone this is how she wants it, secretly she’s in love with her …

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Twelve books of Christmas – Day one!

Welcome to Day one of the Twelve books of Christmas with Zakynthos Informer! Today’s book is Eleni by Nicholas Gage. Book Description A son’s quest to avenge his mother’s murder. In 1948, in a Greek mountain village, Eleni Gatzoyiannis was arrested, tortured and shot. She was one of the 158,000 victims …

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Zakynthos:- Twelve books of Christmas!

Twelve books of Christmas! This year we have a slight twist on the 12 days of Christmas, with the twelve books of Christmas. There have been some excellent books written that are set on Zakynthos. For the twelve days leading up to Christmas – starting on the 13th December – …

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The Volunteer Group of Zakynthos helps homeless with books.

The volunteer group of Zakynthos as most of us know here on the Island have helped wherever they can. In particular,when it comes to books.   Over the last year they have created with the help of residents numerous public libraries within the mountain areas. They have even held a …

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International Book Swapping Event a first in Zakynthos.

The Volunteer Group of Zakynthos have organised an international book event with the idea of swapping books.                As most of you may not know the Volunteer Group had set up 4 outdoor libraries within the remote areas of Zakynthos so that people would …

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Turtle Trouble – An important message for us all

Zakynthos Informer have been lucky to be able to speak with a UK Author whose inspiration for his new book was from a chance encounter with a turtle. Whilst it wasn’t in Zakynthos, the experience inspired him create a book that highlights the environmental factors of the vulnerable species, and …

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Author Chrissie Parker reveals a well kept secret

As we all know Chrissie Parker’s popular book Among the Olive Groves was five years old a few weeks ago. This week she joined Bobby Gee, Breakfast on Zakynthos’ English speaking radio station Island FM Radio, 88.6 Zakynthos, to talk about Among the Olive Groves and the sequel she is currently writing. …

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five years ago….. Among the Olive Groves.

Turning back time, not too far back but taking you all back to 2014, five years ago to be exact, when the popular book “Among the Olive Groves”, written by Chrissie Parker was published. Something that some of the Zakynthos Informer Members can be proud of is that they too, …

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