"Drawing on the dream-landscape that gave us Zeus and Hera, and also the House of Atreus, Nicholas Papandreou presents us with beautifully understated rites of passage."
"A literary collage that is short, sweet, and poetic... in elegant, colorful prose."
--Jeremy Caplan, Boston Book Review
"Sensuous and sharp... Tom Sawyer goes to Thasos."
"Powerful, imaginative... a universal and resonant coming-of-age story."
--Catherine Temma Davidson, San Francisco Chronicle
"From the very first page, A Crowded Heart captivates the reader... Honest and insightful."