Nákou, Lilika (1903–1989)

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Nákou, Lilika (1903–1989)

Greek novelist and essayist. Name variations: Lilika Nakou. Born 1903 in Athens, Greece; died 1989.

Lived in Switzerland and France before returning to Greece (1930); studied philosophy and piano and worked as piano teacher; knew many intellectuals, including Gide, Einstein, de Unamuno, and Rolland; works, which reflect socialist and feminist concerns, include The Deflowered Maiden (1931), Parastratiméni (1935), Children's Hell (1944), Madame Doremi (1953), and Nausika (1954).

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