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Episode 5

Duration:
15 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 28 October 2011

Five prominent thinkers from five EU countries offer personal reflections on the idea of Europe at this critical moment in its history.

Today, writer Ersi Sotiropoulos contemplates the view from Greece.

Producers: Justine Willett and Emma Harding

Ersi Sotiropoulos, who was born in Patra and now lives in Athens, is the author of ten works of fiction and a book of poetry. Her novel Zigzag through the Bitter Orange Trees (Peter Green's English translation of which was published in 2005 by Interlink Books) was the first novel ever to win both the Greek national prize for literature and Greece's preeminent book critics' award.

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