One Cretan Evening and Other Stories by Victoria HislopFive short stories by the million-copy bestselling author of The Island and The Return, collected for the first time in one edition. Set in Greece and in England, One Cretan Evening, The Pine Tree, By the Fire, The Warmest Christmas Ever and Aflame in Athens are five unmissable stories told in Victorias unique voice. This ebook includes the opening of The Thread, Victorias new novel: a powerful tale of love and loyalty set in the vibrant city of Thessaloniki, Greece.
One Cretan Evening and Other Stories
Ten short stories by the million-copy bestselling author of The Island, The Return and The Thread collected in a beautiful Demy-format hardback edition. Three of these stories were previously published in Victoria's ebook collection, One Cretan Evening. Read more Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. Finding libraries that hold this item She focuses instead on stories of everyday crises: a celibate priest who has fallen in love, the misery caused to adult children by over-protective Greek parents and the growing power of sleazy loan sharks, all played out against the backdrop of this ancient but crumbling culture.
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Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Victoria Hislop read English at Oxford, and worked in One Cretan Evening and Other Stories by [Hislop, Victoria].
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A moving and absorbing holiday read' Evening Standard 'Passionately engaged with its subject Hislop deserves a medal for opening a breach into the holiday beach bag' Independent 'Like a literary Nigella, she whips up a cracking historical romance with a dash of family secrets and a splash of female self-discovery' Time Out 'Meticulously researched historical narrative and imaginative storytelling' Telegraph PRAISE FOR THE THREAD: 'Sweeping, magnificently detailed and ambitious' The Sunday Times 'Fast-paced narrative and utterly convincing sense of place' Guardian 'Fresh, tenacious and rather intrepid' Independent 'This is storytelling at its best and just like a tapestry, when each thread is sewn into place, so emerge the layers and history of relationships past and present' Sunday Express. Victoria Hislop read English at Oxford, and worked in publishing, PR and as a journalist before becoming a novelist. She is married with two children. Victoria acted as script consultant on a part TV adaptation in Greece, which achieved record ratings for Greek television. Her books have been translated into more than 25 languages. Du kanske gillar.