Publish date: October 27th 2011
Pages no: 360
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, World War II
A friend lent the family saga, which begins during World War I in Thessaloniki and supposedly ends there in the present, to me in order to express her gratitute for the many discarded books I had shoved at her before. I couldn't possibly say 'no' although I knew right from the first glance at the bo...
I love reading novels for the armchair escape and the free history lesson. In this case, the Greek city of Thessaloniki is the setting of The Thread, and one couple's lifelong relationship the columns for holding up this saga-ish look at love, family, national identity, belonging, loss, and war.Star...
I really enjoyed Victoria Hislop’s The Return, a novel set in Granada, and decided to check out her next offering, The Thread.The Thread is set in Thessaloniki, Greece and contains a lot of history – it spans from 1917 to the late 1970s and covers everything from the war with the Turks to World War ...
More 3,75This book opens in the modern era, and ends there, but the rest is all 1917 and forward. A young man is being told the story of his grandparents a and why they do not want to leave the city. Making this a mix of historical fiction and modern fiction.It was a good story about the Katerina an...
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