Half the perfect world: writers, dreamers and drifters on Hydra
Boroondara Library Service
Hear about this fascinating international artist community, formed on the Greek island of Hydra. It included Leonard Cohen, his partner Marianne Ihlen and Australian literary couple, Charmian Clift and George Johnston. Half the Perfect World reveals the private lives of the Hydra expatriates, charting the promise of a creative life that drew them to the island and the fracturing of the community as it came under various pressures.
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