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CaptainCorelli'sMandolinbyLouisdeBernièresProbablyoneofthebestbooksI'vereadrecentlyBeautifullywritten,thesceneswiththeMineandtheSnailsaresomeofthemosthumorousandlyricallyromanticI'veevercomeacross,andthoseofthewarascynicallypracticalabouttherealatrocitiesofwarasanythingI'vereadBotharemorepowerfulfortheirproximitytoeachotherTheonlythingIdon'tlikeistheending,whichisjustsoppy!ItwasnicetoproofinUKEnglishforachange(andquitealotofGreek!)EnjoyAFBCoverItisandCaptainAntonioCorelli,ayoungItalianofficer,ispostedtotheGreekIslandofCephalloniaoftheoccupyingforcesAtfirstheisostracisedbythelocals,butasaconscientiousbutfarfromfanaticalsoldier,whosemainaimistohaveapeacefulwar,heprovesintimetobecivilised,humorousandaconsummatemusicianWhenthelocaldoctor'sdaughter'sletterstoherfiancéandmembersoftheundergroundgounanswered,theworkingoftheeternaltriangleseemsinevitableButcanthisfragilelovesurviveasawarofbestialsavagerygetscloserandthelinesaredrawnbetweeninvaderanddefenderIntroduction`CaptainCorelli'sMandolinisanemotional,funny,stunningnovelwhichswingswithwidesmoothnessbetweenjoyandbleakness,personallivesandhistoryit'slyricalandangry,satiricalandearnest'OBSERVER`LouisdeBerniersisinthedirectlinethatrunsthroughDickensandEvelynWaughhehasonlytolookintohisworld,onesenses,forittorushintoreality,coloursandtouchandtaste'ASBYATTEVENINGSTANDARD`CaptainCorelli'sMandolinisawonderful,hypnoticnoveloffabulousscopeandtremendousiridescentcharmandyoucanquoteme'JOSEPHHELLER`Atruediamondofanovel,glintingwithcomedyandtragedyDAILYMAILAbouttheAuthorLouisdeBerniers'firstthreenovelsareTheWarofDonEmmanuel'sNetherParts(CommonwealthWritersPrize,BestFirstBookEurasiaRegion,),SenorVivoandtheCocaLord(CommonwealthWritersPrize,BestBookEurasiaRegion,)andTheTroublesomeOffspringofCardinalGuzmanTheauthor,wholivesinLondon,wasselectedasoneofthetwentyBestofYoungBritishNovelistsinCaptainCorelli'sMandolinwontheCommonwealthWritersPrize,BestBook,ALSOBYLOUISDEBERNIERESTheWarofDonEmmanuel'sNetherPartsSenorVivoandtheCocaLordTheTroublesomeOffspringofCardinalGuzmanCAPTAINCORELLI'SMANDOLINLouisdeBerniersTomymotherandfather,whoindifferentplacesandindifferentwaysfoughtagainsttheFascistsandtheNazis,lostmanyoftheirclosestfriends,andwereneverthankedAMinervaPaperbackCAPTAINCORELLI'SMANDOLINFirstpublishedinGreatBritainbyMartinSeckerWarburgThisMinervaeditionpublishedRandomHouseUKLimitedVauxhallBridgeRoad,LondonSWVSARandomHouseAustralia(Pty)LimitedAlfredStreet,MilsonsPoint,Sydney,NewSouthWales,AustraliaRandomHouseNewZealandLimitedPolandRoad,Glenfield,Auckland,NewZealandRandomHouseSouthAfrica(Pty)LimitedEndulini,ajubileeRoad,Parktown,SouthAfricaRandomHouseUKLimitedRegNoReprinted(ninetimes),(tentimes),(fourtimes)Copyright(c)byLouisdeBerniersTheauthorhasassertedhismoralrightsACIPcataloguerecordforthistitleisavailablefromtheBritishLibraryISBNPrintedandboundinGreatBritainbyCoxWymanLtd,Reading,BerkshireThisbookissoldsubjecttotheconditionthatitshallnot,bywayoftradeorotherwise,belent,resold,hiredout,orotherwisecirculatedwithoutthepublisher'spriorconsentinanyformofbindingorcoverotherthanthatinwhichitispublishedandwithoutasimilarconditionincludingthisconditionbeingimposedonthesubsequentpurchaserContentsDrIanniscommenceshisHistoryandisfrustratedTheDuceTheStrongmanL'Omosessuale()TheManwhoSaid`No'L'Omosessuale()ExtremeRemediesAFunnyKindofCatAugustth,L'Omosessuale()PelagiaandMandrasAlltheSaint'sMiracles,DeliriumGrazziL'Omosessuale()LetterstoMandrasattheFrontL'OmosessualeIS)TheContinuingLiteraryTravailsofDrIannisL'Omosessuale()TheWildManoftheIcePelagia'sFirstPatientMandrasBehindtheVeilAprilth,AMostUngraciousSurrenderResistanceSharpEdgesADiscourseonMandolinsandaConcertLiberatingtheMasses()EtiquetteTheGoodNaziI)AProblemwideEyesLiberatingtheMasses()AProblemwithHandsLiberatingtheMasses)APamphletDistributedontheIsland,EntitledwiththeFascistSlogan`Believe,Fight,andObey'EducationAnEpisodeConfirmingPelagia'sBeliefthatMendonotKnowtheDifferenceBetweenBraveryandaLackofCommonSenseTheOriginofPelagia'sMarchArseniosAProblemwithLipsSnailsHowlikeaWomanisaMandolinTheGreatBigSpikyRustballTheftATimeofInnocenceBunniosDrIannisCounselshisDaughterLaScalaTheDoctorAdvisestheCaptainOATimeofHiatusParalysisDevelopmentsFirstBloodCarlo'sFarewellVictoryTheGoodNazi()FinSurgeryandObsequyTheHistoricalCachetteTheBeginningofherSorrowsEveryPartinguaForetasteofDeathOftheGermanOccupationLiberationAntoniaRescuePelagia'sLatentTheResurrectionoftheHistoryBeanbyBeantheSackFillsExcavationAntoniaSingsAgainAnUnexpectedLessonRestitutionAcknowledgement:TheSoldierDownsomecoldfieldinaworldunspokentheyoungmenarewalkingtogether,slimandtall,andthoughtheylaughtooneanother,silenceisnotbrokenthereisnosoundhowevercleartheycallTheyarespeakingtogetherofwhattheylovedinvainhere,buttheairistoothintocarrythethingtheysayTheywereyoungandgolden,buttheycameonpainhere,andtheiryouthisagenow,theirgoldisgreyYettheirheartsarenotchanged,andtheycrytooneanther,`WhathavetheydonewiththeliveswelaidasideAretheyyoungwithouryouth,goldwithourgold,naybrotherDotheysmileinthefaceofdeath,becausewedied'DownsomecoldfieldinaworldunchartedtheyoungseekeachotherwithquestioningeyesTheyquestioneachother,theyoung,thegoldenheartedoftheworldthattheywererobbedofintheirquietparadiseHUMBERTWOLFSDrIannisCommenceshisHistoryandisFrustratedDrIannishadenjoyedasatisfactorydayinwhichnoneofhispatientshaddiedorgotanyworseHehadattendedasurprisinglyeasycalving,lancedoneabscess,extractedamolar,dosedoneladyofeasyvirtuewithSalvarsan,performedanunpleasantbutspectacularlyfruitfulenema,andhadproducedamiraclebyafeatofmedicalprestidigitationHechuckledtohimself,fornodoubtthismiraclewasalreadybeingtoutedasworthyofStGerasimoshimselfHehadgonetooldmanStamatis'house,havingbeensummonedtodealwithanearache,andhadfoundhimselfgazingdownintoanauralorificemoredank,belichened,andstalagmiticeventhantheDrogaraticaveHehadsetaboutcleaningthelichenawaywiththeaidofalittlecotton,soakedinalcohol,andwrappedabouttheendofalongmatchstickHewasawarethatoldmanStamatishadbeendeafinthatearsincechildhood,andthatithadbeenaconstantsourceofpain,butwasnonethelesssurprisedwhen,deepinthathairyrecess,thetipofhismatchstickseemedtoencountersomethinghardandunyieldingsomething,thatistosay,whichhadnophysiologicaloranatomicalexcuseforitspresenceHetooktheoldmanovertothewindow,threwopentheshutters,andanexplosionofmiddayheatandlightinstantaneouslythrewtheroomintoaneffulgentdazzle,asthoughsomeimportunateandundulyluminousangelhadmisguidedlypickedthatplaceforanepiphanyOldStamatis'wifetutteditwassimplybadhousekeepingtoallowthatmuchlightintothehouseatsuchanhourShewassurethatitstirredupthedustshecouldclearlyseethemotesrisingupfromthesurfacesDrIannistiltedtheoldman'sheadandpeeredintotheearWithhislongmatchstickhepressedasidetheundergrowthofstiffgreyhairsembellishedwithflakesofexfoliatedscurfTherewassomethingsphericalwithinHescrapeditssurfacetoremovethehardbrowncankerouscoatingofwax,andbeheldapeaItwasundoubtedlyapeaitwaslightgreen,itssurfacewasslightlywrinkled,andtherecouldnotbeanydoubtinthematter`Haveyoueverstuckanythingdownyourear'hedemanded`Onlymyfinger,'repliedStamatis`Andhowlonghaveyoubeendeafinthisear'`SinceaslongasIcanremember'DrIannisfoundanabsurdpicturerisingupbeforehisimaginationItwasStamatisasatoddler,withthesamegnarledface,thesamestoop,thesameovermeasureofauralhair,reachinguptothekitchentableandtakingadriedpeafromawoodenbowlHestuckitintohismouth,foundittoohardtobite,andcrammeditintohisearThedoctorchuckled,`Youmusthavebeenaveryannoyinglittleboy'`Hewasadevil'`Bequiet,woman,youdidn'tevenknowmeinthosedays'`Ihaveyourmother'sword,Godresthersoul,'repliedtheoldwoman,pursingherlipsandfoldingherarms,`andIhavethewordofyoursisters'DrIannisconsideredtheproblemItwasundoubtedlyanobdurateandrecalcitrantpea,anditwastootightlypackedtoleveritout`Doyouhaveafishhook,abouttherightsizeforamullet,withalongshankAnddoyouhavealighthammer'Thecouplelookedateachotherwiththesinglethoughtthattheirdoctormusthavelosthismind`Whatdoesthishavetodowithmyearache'askedStamatissuspiciously`Youhaveanexorbitantauditoryimpediment,'repliedthedoctor,everconsciousofthenecessityformaintainingacertainIatricmystique,andfullyawarethat`apeaintheear'wasunlikelytoearnhimanykudos`Icanremoveitwithafishhookandasmallhammer,it'stheidealwayofovercomingunembarrasdepetitpois'HespoketheFrenchwordsinamincinglyParisianaccent,eventhoughhisironywasapparentonlytohimselfAhookandahammerweredulyfetched,andthedoctorcarefullystraightenedthehookonthestoneflagsofthefloorHethensummonedtheoldmanandtoldhimtolayhisheadonthesillinthelightStamatislaythererollinghiseyes,andtheoldladyputherhandsovahers,watchingthroughherfingers`Hurryup,Doctor,'exclaimedStamatis,`thissillishotterthanhell'Thedonorcarefullyinsertedthestraightenedhookintothehirsuteorificeandraisedthehammer,onlytobedeflectedfromhiscoursebyahoarseshriekveryreminiscentofthatofaravenPerplexedandhorrified,theoldwifewaswringingherhandsandkeening,`O,o,o,youaregoingtodriveafishhookintohisbrainChristhavemercy,allthesaintsandMaryprotectus'Thisinterjectiongavethedoctorpausehereflectedthatifthepeawasveryhard,therewasagoodchancethatthebarbwouldnotpenetrate,butwoulddrivethepeadeeperintoitsrecessThedrummightevenbebrokenHestraightenedupandtwirledhiswhitemoustachereflectivelywithoneforefinger`Changeofplan,'heannounced`IhavedecideduponfurtherthoughtthatitwouldbebettertofillhisearupwithwaterandmollifydusupererogatoryocclusionKyria,youmustkeepthisearfilledwithwarmwateruntilIreturnthiseveningDonotavowthepatienttomove,keephimlyingonhissidewidehisearfullIsthatunderstood'DrIannisreturnedatsixo'clockandhookedthesoftenedpeasuccessfullywithouttheaidofahammer,smallorotherwiseHeworkeditoutdeftlyenough,andpresentedittothecouplefortheirinspectionEncrustedwiththickdarkwax,rankandmalodorous,itwasrecognisabletoneitherofthemasanythingleguminous`It'sverypapilioaaceous,isitnot'enquiredthedoctorTheoldwomannoddedwitheverysemblanceofhavingunderstood,whichshehadnot,butwithanexpressionofwonderalightinhereyesStamatistappedhishandtothesideofhisheardandexclaimed,`It'scoldinthereMyGod,it'sloudImeaneverythingisloudMyownvoiceisloud'`Yourdeafnessiscured,'announcedDrIannis`Averysatisfactoryoperation,Ithink'`I'vehadanoperation,'saidStamatiscomplacently`I'mtheonlypersonIknowwho'shadanoperationAndnowIcanhearIt'samiracle,that'swhatitisMyheadfeelsempty,itfeelshollow,itfeelsasthoughmywholeheadhasfilledupwithspringwant,allcoldandclear'`Well,isitempty,orisitfull'demandedtheoldlady'Talksomesensewhenthedoctorhasbeenkindenoughtocureyou'ShetookIannis'handinbothofherownandkissedit,andshortlyafterwardshefoundhimselfwalkinghomewithafatpulletundereacharm,ashinydarkauberginestuffedintoeachpocketofhisjacket,andanancientpeawrappedupinhishandkerchief,tobeaddedtohisprivatemedicalmuseumIthadbeenagooddayforpaymentshehadalsoearnedtwoverylargeandfinecrayfish,apotofwhitebait,abasilplant,andanofferofsexualintercourse(toberedeemedathisconvenience)Hehadresolvedthathewouldnotbetakingupthatparticularoffer,eveniftheSalvarsanwereeffectiveHewasleftwithawholeeveninginwhichtowritehishistoryofCephallonia,aslongasPelagiahadrememberedtopurchasesomemoreoilforthelamps'TheNewHistoryofCephallonia'wasprovingtobeaproblemitseemedtobeimpossibletowriteitwithouttheintrusionofhisownfeelingsandprejudicesObjectivityseemedtobequiteunattainable,andhefeltthathisfalsestartsmusthavewastedmorepaperthanwasnormallyusedontheislandinthespaceofayearThevoicethatemergedinhisaccountwasintractablyhisownitwasneverhistoricalItlackedgrandeurandimpartialityItwasnotOlympianHesatdownandwrote:`CephalloniaisafactorythatbreedsbabiesforexportTherearemoreCephalloniansabroadoratseathanthereareathomeThereisnoindigenousindustrythatkeepsfamiliestogether,thereisnotenougharableland,thereisaninsufficiencyoffishintheoceanOurmengoabroadandreturnheretodie,andsoweareanislandofchildren,spinsters,priests,andtheveryoldTheonlygoodthingaboutitisthatonlythebeautifulwomenfindhusbandsamongstthosementhatareleft,andsothepressureofnaturalselectionhasensuredthatwehavethemostbeautifulwomeninallofGreece,andperhapsinthewholeregionoftheMediterraneanTheunhappythingaboutthisisthatwehavebeautifulandspiritedwomenmarriedtothemostgrotesqueandinappropriatehusbands,whoaregoodfornothingandnevercouldbe,andwehavesomesadanduglywomenthatnobodywants,whoareborntobewidowswithouteverhavinghadahusband'ThedoctorrefilledhispipeandreadthisthroughHelistenedtoPelagiaclatteringoutdoorsintheyard,preparingtoboilthecrayfishHereadwhathehadwrittenaboutbeautifulwomen,andrememberedhiswife,aslovelyasherdaughterhadbecome,anddeadfromtuberculosisdespiteeverythinghehadbeenabletodo`Thisislandbetraysitsownpeopleinthemereactofexisting,'hewroteandthenhecrumpledthesheetofpaperandflungitintothecorneroftheroomThiswouldneverdowhycouldhenotwritelikeawriterofhistoriesWhycouldhenotwritewithoutpassionWithoutangerWithoutthesenseofbetrayalandoppressionHepickedupthesheet,alreadybentatthecorners,thathehadwrittenfirstItwasthetitlepage:`TheNewHistoryofCephallonia'Hecrossedoutthefirsttwowordsandsubstituted`APersonalNowhecouldforgetaboutleavingouttheloadedadjectivesandtheancienthistoricalgrudges,nowhecouldbevitriolicabouttheRomans,theNormans,theVenetians,theTurks,theBritish,andeventheislandersthemselvesHewrote:`ThehalfforgottenislandofCephalloniarisesimprovidentlyandinadvisedlyfromtheIonianSeaitisanislandsoimmenseinantiquitythattheveryrocksthemselvesexhalenostalgiaandtheredearthliesstupefiednotonlybythesun,butbytheimpossibleweightofmemoryTheshipsofOdysseuswerebuiltofCephallonianpine,hisbodyguardswereCephalloniangiants,andsomemaintainthathispalacewasnotinIthacabutinCephallonia`ButevenbeforethatwilyanditinerantkingwasfavouredbyAtheneorsetadriftthroughtheimplacablemaliceofPoseidon,MesolithicandNeolithicpeopleswerechippingknivesfromobsidianandcastingnetsforfishTheMyceneanHellenesarrived,leavingbehindtheshardsoftheiramphoraeandtheirbreastshapedtombs,bequeathingprogenywho,longafterthedepartureofOdysseus,wouldfightforAthens,betyrannisedbySparta,andthendefeateventhemegalomaniacPhilipofMacedon,fatherofAlexander,curiouslyknownas"theGreat"andamorepreposterousmegalomaniacstill`ItwasanislandfilledwithgodsOnthesummitofMtAenostherewasashrinetoZeus,andanotheruponthetinyisletofThiosDemeterwasworshippedformakingtheislandthebreadbasketofIonic,aswasPoseidon,thegodwhohadrapedherwhilstdisguisedasastallion,leavinghertogivebirthtoablackhorseandamysticaldaughterwhosenamewaslostwhentheEleusinianmysteriesweresuppressedbytheChristiansHerewasApollo,slayerofthePython,guardianofthenaveloftheearth,beautiful,youthful,wise,just,strong,hyperbolicallybisexual,andtheonlygodtohavehadatemplemadeforhimbyhoesoutofwaxandfeathersHereDionysuswasworshippedalso,thegodofwine,pleasure,civilisation,andvegetation,fatherbyAphroditeofalittleboyattachedtothemostgargantuanpenisthateverencumberedmanorgodArtemishadherworshippershere,too,themanybreastedvirginhuntress,agoddessofsuchradicallyfeministconvictionsthatshehadActaeontorntopiecesbydogsforaccidentallyseeinghernaked,andhadherparamourOrionstungtodeathbyscorpionsfortouchingherfortuitouslyShewassuchafastidioussticklerforetiquetteandsummarychastisementthatentiredynastiescouldbedisposedofforonewordoutofplaceoranoblationfiveminuteslateThereweretemplestoAthene,too,theperpetualvirginwho(withgreatforbearance,comparedtoArtemis)blindedTiresiasforseeinghernaked,wasformidablygiftedinthosecrapswhichareindispensabletoeconomicanddomesticlife,andwhowasthepatronofoxen,horses,andolives`Intheirchoiceofgodsthepeopleoftheislanddisplayedtheimmenseandintransigentcommonsensethathasbeenthesecretoftheirsurvivalthroughoutthecenturiesitisobviousthatthekingofthedeitiesshouldbeworshipped,obviousthataseafaringpeopleshouldplacatethegodofthesea,obviousthatvintnersshouldhonourDionisios(itisstillthemostcommonnameontheisland),obviousthatDemetershouldbehonouredforkeepingtheislandselfsufficient,obviousthatAtheneshouldbeWorshippedforhergiftsofwisdomandskillinthetasksofdailylife,justasitalsofelltohertooverseeinnumerablemilitaryemergenciesNorshoulditbewonderedatthatArtemisshouldhavehadhercult,forthiswastheequivalentofaninfallibleinsurancepolicyshewasatroublesomegadflywhosemischiefshouldinpreferencehavebeenmadetooccurelsewhere'ThechoiceofApolloasaCephalloniancultisboththemostandtheleastmysteriousIt

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