This autobiographical novel is one of the last things written by Kazantzakis before he died in 1957.
It paints a vivid picture of his childhood in Crete, and then steadily grows into a spiritual quest that takes him to Italy, Jerusalem, Paris, Vienna, Berlin and Russia.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 512 pages
- Publisher: Faber & Faber
- Publication Date: 28/02/1998
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780571195077