The Sunrise (Paperback)
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Published: 04/06/2015
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'This is a story of courage, brutality and fear, of loyalty and betrayal, of love and hatred, of despair and unquenchable hope. As always, Victoria Hislop brings vividly to life a horrendous episode in the history of the beautiful island of Cyprus. Excellent, in every way' Real Reader Review, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

In the golden city of Famagusta, Greek and Turkish Cypriots alike enjoy a life of good fortune.

Invasion comes without warning, bringing chaos and terror.

As forty thousand people flee their homes in panic, Famagusta becomes a ghost town. But not everyone will find it so easy to leave . . .

Discover for yourself why 10 million readers and critics worldwide love Victoria Hislop's books . . .

'Intelligent and immersive . . . Hislop's incisive narrative weaves a vast array of fact through a poignant, compelling family saga' The Sunday Times

'Adroitly plotted and deftly characterised, Hislop's gripping novel tells the stories of ordinary Greek and Turkish families trying to preserve their humanity in a maelstrom of deception, betrayal and ethnic hatred' Mail on Sunday

'Fascinating and moving . . . Hislop writes unforgettably about Cyprus and its people' The Times

'An imaginative tour de force, and a great read' DailyMail

'Victoria Hislop writes so vividly about the Med, you can almost feel the scorching heat. An absorbing tale about family, friendship, loyalty and betrayal, set during a violent period in the history of Cyprus' Good Housekeeping

'Victoria Hislop has never let me down. Characters, storyline and location are all woven together into an intricate tapestry that educates as much as it entertains' Real Reader Review, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

'As usual, Victoria casts a spell over her readers, telling a wonderful story that is spellbinding and awful . . . Fascinating' Real Reader Review, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

'Excellent . . . I highly recommend The Sunrise and defy anyone reading it to remain unmoved and dry eyed' Real Reader Review, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

'A wonderfully evocative tale of life before, during and after the Spanish Civil War . . . Fantastic' Real Reader Review, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

'Victoria Hislop's well researched book with its convincing characters from both Greek and Turkish communities brings the history of this wonderful island to life and gives a remarkable picture of traumatic events . . . a superb read' Real Reader Review, ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐

*Victoria Hislop's most recent novel, THE FIGURINE, is out now.*

Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780755377800
Number of pages: 432
Weight: 300 g
Dimensions: 198 x 128 x 36 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'Vibrant... Hislop brings history to life in this compelling tale' - Tatler

One of the best things about this novel is the way Hislop depicts the growing teamwork, love, respect, and trust which two families of opposite persuasions manage to establish... Hislop hasn't of course been into Famagusta - no one may, even now - but has stood near the barbed wire and imagined what life was like there, then and now, with her usual gift for presenting bits of history most of us are unfamiliar with from a fictional point of view - Independent on Sunday

Hislop brings her consummate storytelling skills to this enthralling tale of love, marriage and a community all put to the test - Woman & Home

Heartbreaking... A fascinating insight into a part of Mediterranean history that isn't often explored - Essentials

An imaginative tour de force, and a great read - Daily Mail

Fascinating - Sunday Mirror

Hislop's writing effectively weaves the personal into the political without ever becoming overbearing. An informative but equally emotional read - Woman

Fascinating and moving... Hislop writes unforgettably about Cyprus and its people - The Times

An absorbing tale about family, friendship, loyalty and betrayal, set during a violent period in the history of Cyprus - Good Housekeeping

Intelligent and immersive... Hislop's incisive narrative weaves a vast array of fact through a poignant, compelling family saga - The Sunday Times

'Some beautiful writing about a difficult period in time makes for a great read' - Sun

Adroitly plotted and deftly characterised, Hislop's gripping novel tells the stories of ordinary Greek and Turkish families trying to preserve their humanity in a maelstrom of deception, betrayal and ethnic hatred - Mail on Sunday

One of the best things about this novel is the way Hislop depicts the growing teamwork, love, respect, and trust which two families of opposite persuasions manage to establish - Independent on Sunday

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“The Sunrise is an easy read, with plenty of action to keep the reader interested, but not quite enough depth for me.”

When I learnt that her latest novel; The Sunrise was to be set in the northern Cypriot town of Famagusta, I was intrigued as Cyprus is an island that I've visited many times. I've stood at the dividing... More

Hardback edition
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“A very interesting read”

Really enjoyed this book, I did think it could have had more detail but a very good and interesting read. Easily hooks you into the characters and the dreadful situation of the time.
(Although The Island is still my fav) More

Hardback edition
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“Another Victoria lovely !”

Victoria Hislop is one of my favourite authors , The. Island is still my favourite but all her books are great and this is no exception , easy to read and enjoy but makes you wish you were in the sunshine instead of... More

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