The narrator of the e-book begins a trip of discovery round the that means of domestic, in a diary shape, with a visit to Athens in the course of the industrial and social implosion of the rustic. He fuses fiction, reportage and autobiography in an try to illustrate the social cave in of Greece after 2009 and its next loss of artistic mind's eye. The e-book contains short snapshots according to episodes that happen in Athens, starting from humans consuming rotten nutrients in rubbish containers, to modern political discussions on the Greek Parliament and the illustration of the fight of normal humans to make their dwelling. ''This is a brave, offended and strong publication, within which like James Joyce, Vrasidas Karalis will be stated to have written 'a bankruptcy within the ethical background of my race'.'' - Nicholas Murray, British biographer, poet and journalist.
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