The Water And The Wine by Tamar Hodes is instore now
Tamar Hodes’ The Water and the Wine is a biographical novel about artists living on Hydra in the 1960s, drawing on her parents journals and her own time there as a child.
It is the 1960s and a group of young writers and artists gather on the Greek island of Hydra. Leonard Cohen is at the start of his career and in love with Marianne, who is also muse to her ex-husband, Axel. Australian authors George Johnston and Charmian Clift write, drink and fight. It is a hedonistic time of love, sex and new ideas. As the island hums with excitement, Jack and Frieda Silver join the community, hoping to mend their broken marriage. However, Greece is overtaken by a military junta and the artistic idyll is threatened.
Our partners @HarbourLightsPH screened ‘Marianne and Leonard’ on Tues 23rd July (one night only), Tamar will be at OB for an event to tie in with DVD release in Oct.
The book is not affiliated with the film, but has similar subject matter