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Victoria Hislop
Victoria Hislop is the international bestselling author of The Island and The Return. In the United Kingdom, she writes travel features for The Sunday Telegraph, The Mail on Sunday, House & Garden, and Woman & Home. The Island sold over a million copies in the UK and has been translated into 24... show more

Victoria Hislop is the international bestselling author of The Island and The Return. In the United Kingdom, she writes travel features for The Sunday Telegraph, The Mail on Sunday, House & Garden, and Woman & Home. The Island sold over a million copies in the UK and has been translated into 24 languages. Victoria's second novel, The Return, has been published in more than a dozen languages. She lives in Kent, with her husband Ian and their two children.
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DubaiReader
DubaiReader rated it 2 years ago
I had enjoyed Victoria Hislop's first novel, The Island, and was looking forward to reading The Sunrise before the author visited our literary festival. Most of the novels I have read about Cyprus have been set in the south, so it was interesting to read about Famagusta, the town on the border betwe...
asandwich
asandwich rated it 5 years ago
I've always found the idea of scoring anthologies to be a rather daunting prospect, as there are just so many variables to consider before making that final decision. Perhaps I over-think this, but I'd suggest it's difficult enough after digesting, say, fifteen or twenty short stories to condense on...
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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...
Unabridged Chick
Unabridged Chick rated it 7 years ago
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...
drey's library
drey's library rated it 7 years ago
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 ...
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