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The Return

The Return

Author(s): Victoria Hislop

Location(s): Granada, Spain

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 1930s, 2000s



Sonia orders a cup of coffee in a little cafe and with the serendipitous event she finds herself learning about one family’s fight to survive the Civil War. An insightful exploration of the horros of the war. Creative dance and music weave their way through the book.

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Not quite a can’t-put-it-down book but definitely informative about the Civil War and lyrical prose. Great for Grenada as a read!!!

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Enter the 2021TripFiction 'Sense of Place' Creative Writing Competition!

A story in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

2,500 word maximum, 750 word minimum

Judges include Victoria Hislop and Rosanna Ley

First Prize of £1,000 / US$1,350

Prizes total £1,750 / US$2,362 

Winning entry published on TripFiction site and publicised on Social Media

Entries close 6th November 2021