Lead Review

  • Book: Zone Defence
  • Location: Athens
  • Author: Petros Markaris

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Markaris’s vibrant portrait of Athens…makes his novel so entertaining” Sunday TelegrapPetros Markaris provides the most truthful picture of what it means to live there in the 2000s: the true image of the city is one of black market, corruption across the fabric of society, loneliness and isolation, poverty, racism, an impoverished media-driven culture, and severe pollution. (Arahamites, Amazon)

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A story in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

2,500 word maximum, 750 word minimum

Judges include Victoria Hislop and Rosanna Ley

First Prize of £1,000 / US$1,350

Prizes total £1,750 / US$2,362 

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