The enchanting true story of one man’s 20 year odyssey on the beautiful Greek island of Zakynthos. Dennis Potter was the first to enjoy early tales of life at the olive press, which he found “diverting and properly flavoured with yoghurt and honey.”
Rodney Shields served as a lieutenant with the Royal Marines during his National Service. After studying language courses at four European universities, he graduated from Oxford in PPE. At 33 he became Managing Director of Britain’s oldest management consultancy. He has two sons and two daughters. His youngest, Daisy, edited Margarita’s Olive Press and secured the publishing deal.
Continuing in Ziji’s tradition of finding first-time authors, this book is a departure from the traditional narrative; a charming travel book which explores with wit and style the realities of developing a property in one man’s personal paradise. The ideal companion for lazy days on the beach or a sojourn in the countryside, the cover was designed by the fashion duo, FrostFrench, perfectly marrying the worlds of publishing and design.