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Cartes Postales from Greece

Cartes Postales from Greece
  • Author(s): Victoria Hislop
  • Location(s): Greece
  • Genre(s): Short Stories
  • Era(s): Various

Week after week, the postcards arrive, addressed to a name Ellie does not know, with no return address, each signed with an initial: A. With their bright skies, blue seas and alluring images of Greece, these cartes postales brighten her life. After...

One August Night

One August Night
  • Author(s): Victoria Hislop
  • Location(s): Crete
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1957 onwards

Beloved author Victoria Hislop returns to Crete in this long-anticipated sequel to her multi-million-copy Number One bestseller, The Island. 25th August 1957. The island of Spinalonga closes its leper colony. And a moment of violence has devastating consequences. When...

The Sunrise

The Sunrise
  • Author(s): Victoria Hislop
  • Location(s): Famagusta
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1970s

In the summer of 1972, Famagusta in Cyprus is the most desirable resort in the Mediterranean, a city bathed in the glow of good fortune. An ambitious couple are about to open the island’s most spectacular hotel, where Greek...

The Last Dance

The Last Dance
  • Author(s): Victoria Hislop
  • Location(s): Greece
  • Genre(s): Short Stories
  • Era(s): Various

Three of these stories were previously published in Victoria Hislop’s ebook collection, One Cretan Evening. In ten powerful stories, Victoria Hislop takes us through the streets of Athens and into the tree-lined squares of Greek villages. As she evokes...

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...

The Thread

The Thread
  • Author(s): Victoria Hislop
  • Location(s): Thessaloniki (Salonika)
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 20th and early 21st Centuries

From the fly leaf: As Dimitri Komninos is born, a devastating fire sweeps through the thriving Greek city where Christians, Jews and Muslims live side by side. Five years later, Katerina Sarafogou’s home in Asia Minor is destroyed by...

The Island

The Island
  • Author(s): Victoria Hislop
  • Location(s): Spinalonga
  • Genre(s): Historical, Romance
  • Era(s): 1950s/60s, Modern

On the brink of a life-changing decision, Alexis Fielding longs to find out about her mother’s past. But Sofia has never spoken of it. All she admits to is growing up in a small Cretan village before moving to...

Maria’s Island

Maria’s Island
  • Author(s): Victoria Hislop, Gill Smith (Illustrator)
  • Location(s): Greece
  • Genre(s): Children
  • Era(s): N/A

A dramatic and moving story set in the same world as the international bestseller The Island from the celebrated novelist Victoria Hislop. The absorbing story of the Cretan village of Plaka and the tiny, deserted island of Spinalonga –...

Those Who Are Loved

Those Who Are Loved
  • Author(s): Victoria Hislop
  • Location(s): Greece
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 20th century

The gripping new novel by Sunday Times Number One bestseller Victoria Hislop is set against the backdrop of the German occupation of Greece, the subsequent civil war and a military dictatorship, all of which left deep scars. Athens 1941....

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