Hall’s book about living, working and travelling in Romania in the 1930s is warm and engaging, and he meets a number of characters in the general Zorba mould.

I wish you golden wine and other blessings.

‘So with a bottle of his golden wine and his blessing we walked homeward, our heads bent to the wind.’


Source: Donald Hall, Romanian Furrow (London: Bene Factum Publishing, 2007), p. 170

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