An adventure novel
This story involves a 12 year old boy who lives in Possidonia, a rural seaside village near Athens in the late 1920s. The boy lives with his grandfather and loves to swim in the sea with dolphins. One day while diving he finds an old box which happens to contain a map. This sets him on a journey, once he’s a bit older, to search for an island. There he hopes to find his treasure.
His journey becomes quite perilous, taking him to places and seeing sights that he could never have foreseen. Because of this he needs to develop his powers and seek help from others. At times he is unsure if he will ever complete his quest and wonders if it’s all worth the effort. However, what waits for him down his chosen path proves to be both wondrous and amazing.
Join Dimitri as he seeks his treasure and is forced to mature along the way. The story contains many twists and turns that match his difficult journey. The pace of this novel is heightened by the sense of adventure as you marvel at Dimitri’s strength and courage in the face of adversity.