IN THE SHADE OF THE MONKEY PUZZLE TREE

IN THE SHADE OF THE MONKEY PUZZLE TREE

AT FORTY YEARS OLD, THEO WANTS MORE THAN TO LIVE WITH HIS PARENTS AND WORK IN THEIR KAFENEIO.  THEO WANTS MORE THAN HIS SMALL TOWN LIFE AND, MOSTLY, HE WANTS A WIFE.  HE VENTURES OFF TO ATHENS WITH SOME MONEY HE HAS TAKEN FROM THE KAFENEIO SINCE HIS BABA NEVER PAID HIM A WAGE.  BUT HIS VENTURES REVEAL THAT BIG CITY LIFE IS NOT FRIENDLY OR SIMPLE OR HONEST.  HE MUST MATURE FROM HIS NAIVITY AND CHANGE HIS MORAL FABRIC TO SURVIVE IN HIS NEW WORLD.  SURVIVE HE DOES, BUT HE DOES NOT LIKE THE PERSON HE HAS BECOME AND SETS HIS SIGHTS ON MAKING HIS LIFE RIGHTIT IS A WONDERFUL TALE OF ANOTHER CHARACTER IN THE SMALL FARMING TOWN IN GREECE THAT SARA ALEXI HAS CREATED FOR US ALL TO ENJOY!

HERE IS THE PUBLISHER’S SYNOPSIS:

Mid-life brings problems. For Theo it makes him wonder if there is more to the world than the small village where he has lived all his life and, if there is, how far he needs to go to find it. The path he takes results in an unexpected journey that challenges his perception of everything he knew to be true.

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