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Ioanna Bourazopoulou


Author of novels, theatrical works and stories. The works by Ioanna Bourazopoulou belong to the category of literary fiction and political allegory. These are anti-utopian novels, which combine elements of grotesque, the atmosphere of mystery and plot action full of unexpected twists; they depict the political systems of the future, fantastic societies in a crisis or transitional period, and outlook conflicts.
The novel by Ioanna Bourazopoulou What Lot’s Wife Saw was nominated for a state award for the best novel of 2007 and won the 2008 Athens Prize for Literature, after that it was translated and distributed in French and English. In 2013, the English newspaper Guardian ranked this novel as the best science fiction book of the year; that same year it was nominated for the British Science Fiction Association Award.