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One August Night

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Zusatztext A dramatic story of love, betrayal and allegiances Informationen zum Autor Victoria Hislop is the multi-million copy bestselling author of eight books, including The Island , The Return , The Thread , The Sunrise , Those Who are Loved , The Last Dance and Other Stories and Cartes Postales from Greece . Her books have been translated into forty languages. Her most recent novel, One August Night , returned to Crete in the long-anticipated sequel to The Island and spent twelve weeks in the Top 10 hardback fiction charts. Victoria was executive producer on the adaptations of The Island, Cartes Postales and One August Night for Greek television - and recently took part in Dancing with the Stars , also on Greek television. Victoria divides her time between England and Greece and, in 2020, was granted honorary citizenship by the President of Greece. She was recently granted an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Sheffield and is patron of Knossos 2025, which has raised funds to rebuild the new research centre at one of Greece's most significant archaeological sites. She is also on the British Committee for the Reunification of the Parthenon Marbles. Klappentext 'A return to Hislop's thyme-scented, Aegean-lapped fictional Greece' The Sunday Times 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 time stops dead for Maria Petrakis and her sister, Anna, two families splinter apart and, for the people of Plaka, the closure of Spinalonga is forever coloured with tragedy. In the aftermath, the question of how to resume life looms large. Stigma and scandal need to be confronted and somehow, for those impacted, a future built from the ruins of the past. Number one bestselling author Victoria Hislop returns to the world and characters she created in The Island - the award-winning novel that remains one of the biggest selling reading group novels of the century. It is finally time to be reunited with Anna, Maria, Manolis and Andreas in the weeks leading up to the evacuation of the island... and beyond. Discover for yourself why ten million readers worldwide love the novels of Victoria Hislop... 'This dramatic, absorbing and good-natured novel abounds Greek Island atmosphere' Daily Mail on One August Night 'Immersive storytelling sweeps you along' Mail on Sunday on One August Night 'A dramatic story of love, betrayal and allegiances . . . Hislop evokes Greece beautifully' W oman & Home on One August Night 'Hislop's love for Greece shines through this wonderfully descriptive and compelling tale' Sunda y Express on One August Night 'This love letter to Greece will sweep you away to another time and place' The Sunday Mirror on One August Night 'Hislop expertly delves into the complex history of a fascinating country in this beautifully written family saga' Daily Mirror on One August Night 'Compelling and moving, this is a real page turner' Woman's Weekly on One August Night 'The descriptions of Greece leave you feeling like you're right there' Good Housekeeping on One August Night ' A beautifully written story that will enchant the reader' The Express on One August Night ' A dramatic story of love, betrayal and allegiances ' Woman magazine on One August...

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Authors Victoria Hislop
Publisher Review Headline
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 31.10.2020
EAN 9781472278418
ISBN 978-1-4722-7841-8
No. of pages 229
Dimensions 152 mm x 233 mm x 20 mm
Subjects Fiction > Narrative literature

FICTION / Women, FICTION / Family Life / General, Historical fiction, FICTION / Friendship, FICTION / Romance / Historical / 20th Century, FICTION / Family Life / Siblings, Greece, Family life fiction, Narrative theme: Sense of place, Narrative theme: Identity / belonging, Modern and contemporary fiction

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