I was one of the lucky people who participated in a conference on Hydra organised by Paul Genoni and Tanya Dalziell at the Hotel Bratsera, Hydra, in September 2016. Though I stepped in to read the paper of an absent conference presenter, I attended strictly as a tourist reaching the picture-postcard island after a wondrous two weeks travelling from Crete to Santorini, Naxos, Mykonos and Athens. Through the generosity of the house’s current owners, conference participants were treated to an evening of food and drinks at the house once owned by George Johnston and Charmian Clift.
Review of Half the Perfect World: Writers, Dreamers and Drifters on Hydra, 1955-1964, by Paul Genoni and Tanya Dalziell
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Published 3 December 2018 in Genre Worlds: Popular Fiction in the Twenty-First Century. Subjects: Hydra, Greece, George Johnston, Charmain Clift.
Cite as: Lever, Susan. ‘Review of Half the Perfect World: Writers, Dreamers and Drifters on Hydra, 1955-1964, by Paul Genoni and Tanya Dalziell.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 33, no. 4, 2018, doi: 10.20314/als.5f6e1063ae.