Publishers Weekly reviews Christos Ikonoumou’s short story collection, Good Will Come From the Sea

“This powerful collection will move readers with its focus on despairing people battered by forces beyond their control.”
Publishers Weekly reviews the forthcoming US edition of Christos Ikonoumou’s highly praised short story collection, Good Will Come From the Sea, to be published by Archipelago Books in February 2019.

Last but not least, these glowing comments have just come in from Eleni Sikelianos and Maaza Mengiste:

In these stark stories, Christos Ikonomou gives us a visceral sense of what it’s like to live in a country buffeted by “austerity measures.” “If you’re in need… you’re a foreigner everywhere,” says one of his characters, as we finger the ragged threads of an unraveling social fabric. This book is witness to a nation torn down to the foundation; it witnesses, and it asks a question: Now what?
— Eleni Sikelianos

The stories in Good Will Come From the Sea explode off the page then dig beneath the skin. Irreverent yet unabashedly vulnerable, surreal yet grounded in the most visceral emotions, Ikonomou has given us characters that leap up and take hold and never quite let us go. This book is spectacular.
— Maaza Mengiste

Το αμερικανικό περιοδικό, Publishers Weekly, μόλις δημοσίευσε κριτική για την αμερικανική έκδοση της εξαιρετικής συλλογής διηγημάτων του Χρήστου Οικονόμου, Το καλό θα ‘ρθει από τη θάλασσα (Εκδόσεις Πόλις), η οποία πρόκειται να κυκλοφορήσει τον Φεβρουάριο του 2019 από τις εκδόσεις Archipelago.

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