Like Wescott's extraordinary novella The Pilgrim Hawk (which Susan Sontag described in The New Yorker as belonging "among the treasures of 20th-century American literature"), Apartment in Athens concerns an unusual triangular relationship. In this story about a Greek couple in Nazi-occupied Athens who must share their living quarters with a German officer, Wescott stages an intense and unsettling drama of accommodation and rejection, resistance and compulsion--an account of political oppression and spiritual struggle ...

Apartment in Athens 2004, New York Review of Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781590170816

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Apartment in Athens 1972, Greenwood Press, Westport, CT

ISBN-13: 9780837160528

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