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Cartes Postales from Greece: The runaway Sunday Times bestseller (Hardback)Victoria Hislop (author)
A sudden impulse takes her to Athens, but her trip is heralded by an equally mysterious notebook that opens a magical and incredibly moving door to the tale behind those images. Gradually, Ellie realises that the past is reaching into the present and about to affect her in ways she couldn’t possibly predict…
Also, exclusive to Waterstones, our edition of the novel includes a transcript interview between Victoria Hislop and Headline Creative Director Patrick Insole – clicking on our video tab above will provide a preview of this fascinating insight to her writing process.
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 633 g
Dimensions: 219 x 146 x 36 mm
Hislop has woven colour photographs of the stunning Greek landscape into her narrative. I enjoyed being transported to Greece on Hislop's wings of words and vivid descriptions * Express on Cartes Postales from Greece *
When it comes to tales about Greece, Hislop is an undisputed queen - and this is easily her best novel yet * Heat on Cartes Postales from Greece *
A lavish love letter to Greece * Sunday Mirror on Cartes Postales from Greece *
Hislop's passionate love of the country breathes from every page * Daily Mail on Cartes Postales from Greece *
This beautiful novel is illustrated with gorgeous photos to really bring the country to life * Fabulous, Sun on Sunday on Cartes Postales from Greece *
A tender love story that will make you wish your own summer holiday wasn't a distant memory * Red online on Cartes Postales from Greece *
A beautiful tale of love, struggle and redemption -- Cathy Rentzenbrink * Prima on Cartes Postales from Greece *
A discerning fly-on-the-wall view of the country, a heady mix of poetic licence and gravitas. . . Greece works its magic in Hislop's latest ode to the country * The Lady on Cartes Postales from Greece *
A tantalising glimpse of a country far removed from the usual tourist resorts and beaches * Mail on Sunday on Cartes Postales from Greece *
Intelligent and immersive... Hislop's incisive narrative weaves a vast array of fact through a poignant, compelling family saga * The Sunday Times on The Sunrise *
Fascinating and moving... Hislop writes unforgettably about Cyprus and its people * The Times on The Sunrise *
Impressively imagined . . . make[s] you want to jump on a plane to Athens * The Sunday Times on Cartes Postales from Greece *
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 on The Sunrise *
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 on The Sunrise *
Vibrant... Hislop brings history to life in this compelling tale * Tatler on The Sunrise *
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 on The Sunrise *
Hislop carefully evokes the lives of Cretans between the wars and during German occupation, but most commendable is her compassionate portrayal of the outcasts * Guardian on The Island *
A beautiful tale of enduring love and unthinking prejudice * Express on The Island *
A vivid, moving and absorbing tale * Observer on The Island *
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I saw this book while on holiday in UK. I tried to buy it when I came back to NZ but couldn't find it. So bought through your website. Fantastic service I might add.
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“Cartes Postales from Greece”
Well written and holds one in suspense chapter by chapter
“Enjoyable read to all who have enjoyed Greece,its sunshine ,its food andwine and the laid back life style”
I have been a fan of Victoria Hyslops` work since I read "Theisland".
Although this book was only available in hard back I decided to buy it as I was looking forward to reading her latest publication.
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