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Hardcover  » Rebetiko PDF/EPUB í Athens,General Metaxas is cracking down on rebetis and their way of life A small group of friends Rebetiko musicians wind their way through the Athenian backstreets, ouzeris and market squares dodging the police while settling disputes over hashish and women With music at its heart, the narrative builds to a joyous party at its climax in this multi award winning graphic novel Rebetiko the outlawed music in Greece after the Ottoman empire has fallen but the people love it, while the musicians are passionate about telling their yesterdays and today story through their music.The story follows the adventure of a group of musicians, their reunion and plans how to pour their hearts through their music without being caught by the police Enemies, love, fights, opium, musicThe four stars is for the art I love the coloring and the style, the only problem are the fac Rebetiko the outlawed music in Greece after the Ottoman empire has fallen but the people love it, while the musicians are passionate about telling their yesterdays and today story through their music.The story follows the adventure of a group of musicians, their reunion and plans how to pour their hearts through their music without being caught by the police Enemies, love, fights, opium, musicThe four stars is for the art I love the coloring and the style, the only problem are the faces sometimes it s hard to recognize the characters Another minus for me was the music u can t feel it in the drawings at times they r very static and boring A good read Rebetiko is outsider Greek music, Turkish influenced, maybe started, in some ways, in the early twentieth century, very popular now in Greece and in that region, and I so wanted to like this lovely book, showing how cool, funky musicians were being put down in 1936 by rising Greek fascism as in other countries at that time, decrying decadence by the state but this was annoyingly confusing to me, the story especially The main thing in addition to the music that happens here is these folks a Rebetiko is outsider Greek music, Turkish influenced, maybe started, in some ways, in the early twentieth century, very popular now in Greece and in that region, and I so wanted to like this lovely book, showing how cool, funky musicians were being put down in 1936 by rising Greek fascism as in other countries at that time, decrying decadence by the state but this was annoyingly confusing to me, the story especially The main thing in addition to the music that happens here is these folks are constantly stoned, drunk, in hash joints and in bars, fighting, getting beat up by local police who like the music but are asked to enforce new state moral standards but you don t need 100 pages of that to get the point The coloring and drawing fit the mood and topic very well, beautiful And well, the partying lifestyle of these folks looks fun, but finally, not that memorable a story Great artwork, mediocre book A wonderful story about a group of rebete in the 1920s The story only covers a small narrative time, about a day, but it s packed with drama and personalities It was also a way to introduce me to this style of music and the fascinating history surrounding it.

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