Nikos Kazantzakis' Christ Recrucified
Item Number: 118991
London: Bruno Cassirer, 1966.
Early printing of this novel by Kazantzakis. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Milein Cosman.
The story concerns the attempts of a Greek village community to stage a Passion play. It takes place in a Greek village, Lycovrisi 'Wolf-spring', under Ottoman rule. Bohuslav Martinů wrote an opera in four acts, also called The Greek Passion, based on the novel, with a libretto by the composer. Derek Carver based his stage and BBC radio play Not to Send Peace on the novel.