Athina Cacouri, greek writer of historical novels and history. Widely read, she has been awarded the highest greek distinctions for her work (Vrettakos Award, Sate Award, Academy at Athens Award). “Primarolia” her novel about Patras at around 1900 has never stopped being a favourite since 1995 when it came out. Her recent study “Ta dio Beta” about the clash between prime Minister Venizelos and king Constantine A, has provoked vivid discussions. Her subject is always Greece, but set in an international context.