Michalis, the son of Virginia and Captain Vangelis, is a contemporary Odysseus. His journey begins in Port Said and out of necessity he finds himself in Santorini and Piraeus during the mid world war years. Following his dream for a better life, he will try his luck in the Marcinel coal mines in Belgium and the piers of the port of New York before he finally comes to accept his seafaring destiny. He will search for his own Penelope in the face of Erietta, will travel with strange companions such as Artemis and Apostolis, and he will sea the circle of life open and close in the great stage of the world. In this epic novel of poverty and everyday strife, we find the Greek spirit kneaded with the sea, in the sight of which any plain person finds the strength to dream. BLUE WHISKEY is a narrative look at the century that we have left behind and at the small and great moments that make up the odyssey of the Neohellene.