A historical narrative that describes the chronicle of a family from Madares in Sfakia, Crete and its final resettlement on the northern coast of the island, through turbulent historical circumstances.
They are the testimonies of a young man who has always viewed the world with the poetic sensitivity of a young child, sometimes philosophical or melancholic, but always strong and restrained.
The narrator, reminiscing about the past, leads us through the paths of a wonderful landscape, where every turn holds a new surprise, a new way of looking at the world, overflowing with human warmth, a deep understanding and vitality.
Tasos Dourountakis was born in Gerani, Chania. His first sounds were the noises from the German occupation. He finished the primary school of his village and two classes in the1st High School for Boys of Chania.
He became acquainted with a large part of Greece while serving his military service. Later, in search of a better future, he got to know a large part of Europe and Australia.
In this book, Tasos Dourountakis records some of what he saw, that he lived, that he felt and that he heard during the passage of life.