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Margarita Liberaki

Margarita Liberaki

Margarita Liberaki (1919–2001) was born in Athens and raised by her grandparents, who ran a bookstore and publishing house. She wrote three novels, The Other Alexander (1950) and The Mystery (1976), a number of plays, including Candaules’ Wife (1955) and The Danaïds (1956), part of a cycle she called Mythical Theater, several screenplays, including Jules Dassin’s Phaedra (1962) and Diaspora (1999), about Greek intellectuals in exile in Paris during the junta, and a translation of Treasure Island (2000). Three Summers is now a standard part of Greek and Cypriot public education and was adapted as a television miniseries in 1995. She is the mother of another Greek author, Margarita Karapanou.

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