Cartes Postales from Greece


A delightful and original new book from multimillion-copy bestselling author Victoria Hislop, author of The Island and The Sunrise

“Week after week, the postcards arrive, addressed to a name Ellie does not know, with no return address, each signed with an initial: A. With their bright skies, blue seas and alluring images of Greece, these cartes postales brighten her life. After six months, to her disappointment, they cease. But the montage she has created on the wall of her flat has cast a spell. She must see this country for herself.

On the morning Ellie leaves for Athens, a notebook arrives. Its pages tell the story of a man’s odyssey through Greece. Moving, surprising and sometimes dark, A’s tale unfolds with the discovery not only of a culture but also of a desire to live life to the full once more…”

Cartes Postales from Greece is published on September 22.

You can pre-order Victoria’s brilliantly original new book here.


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