Shortly before escaping from prison, two of the main characters are playing a game of chess. The chessboard is set up the wrong way, as is clearly seen when the guard takes it away. Each player should have a white square on his right hand, not a black one. See more
The island of Cyprus, madame. World famous for beauty, and long, tragic history. Been conquered many times, conquered by Phoenicians, Assyrians, Persians, Macedonians; also conquered by Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Turks. Purchased from Turkey by your esteemed self, the British Empire. All Cyprus most wanted the British.
I'm an American.
Fond of Americans, also; we Cypriots are fond of everybody.
[Hummed by the children crossing the valley] See more