John Mole has been at home in Greece for thirty years. "Like Odysseus making his legendary way home to his birthplace Ithaca, the island of Evia was the goal of my life's journey. It was better than Birmingham." He has had a varied international career, from banking in the USA and Athens to jacket potato restaurants in Russia. Meanwhile, he published comic novels and management books, including the perennial bestseller 'Mind Your Manners'.
It's All Greek to Me!' is John Mole's gentle tale of converting a stone ruin into a family home on the island of Evia, a fabulous insight into Hellenic village life. - Book of the Week, Daily ExpressAnecdotes come thick and fast... Mole's affable style suits the subject, and his self-deprecatory tone is a bonus. - The Good Book GuideJohn Mole writes with clarity, honesty and humour...whether you are new to the country or share Mole's passion for all things Greek, this book offers an entertaining glimpse of life in rural Greece. - Saga Travellers NewsIt's All Greek to Me!' represents travel writing at its best. Mole's descriptions of the people and places he encounters do for Greece what Peter Mayle did for France in his bestselling 'A Year in Provence' and Frances Mayes for 'Italy in Under the Tuscan Sun'. - www.greece.comA love affair with Greece - Daily TelegraphA wonderful book about Greece, the Greek people and transitional island life with hilariously recounted misadventures. Mole is a brilliant comic writer - and generous humorist as well, for he doesn't just sketch the various mad characters and situations he encounters, he lampoons himself first and foremost. - Greece in PrintJohn Mole writes with clarity, honesty and humour...whether you are new to the country or share Mole's passion for all things Greek, this book offers an entertaining glimpse of life in rural Greece. - Saga Travellers News