AUDIOBOOK IN GREEK
Ameland. A remorseless piece of terra firma in the middle of the ocean becomes the scene where the confrontation of love repeatedly plays with the oblivion. The unsound island, rotten from gulls’ droppings on the sand, turns out to be the castaways’ shelter.
It is not the merciless place, but their own choices, that keep them hanging onto the gloomiest instincts and prohibit each expression of human drive. One and alone dilemma: to settle or attempt to leave from Ameland; is enough for mental struggles to burst out upon them. And then, while the tide swallows the corpses, the memory of the dead is disputed. The girl, a father and lighthouse man who was pushed or fell, the young man’s arrival. Human beings trying hard to retain their logic in a timeless landscape.
It’s the flashes of the lighthouse that maintain any lucidity and make possible the unfolding of the story. A dark narration in the fringes of madness. A chronicle of love, fight and fear. And finally, the awareness that Ameland is the lethargic cell that we build around us, the personal prison of each one. On the waterless island, unresponsively enslaved in a labyrinth of corals and reefs, the soul bewilders. Is there any hope to escape?
With the voices of: Michalis Markatis, Serafita Grigoriadis, Giannis Tsikis, Nikos Sideris and Zoe Katsatou.
Music score: Nikos Xenakis
Sound design: Hyoogen
Title: "Οι Ναυαγοί" (“Ameland”)
Author: Hernán Neira
Translator: Tzina Sereti
Publisher: Pathos Publishing
Year of publication: 2008
Catalog Nr: PP002CD
Available as: Audio Book 3x Audio CDs
Duration: 3hrs 8min
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