1. Victoria Officially Becomes Honorary Citizen of Greece

    British best-selling author Victoria Hislop was officially sworn-in as a Greek citizen during a ceremony in Athens on Thursday. The author in July had been granted the Greek citizenship by Hellenic Republic President Aikaterini Sakellaropoulou for her contribution to the promotion of Greece’s history and traditions through her books. She...
  2. Out now in Paperback: “Those Who Are Loved”

    The Sunday Times #1 Bestseller Those Who Are Loved is now in paperback. Set against the backdrop of the German occupation of Greece, the subsequent civil war and a military dictatorship, all of which left deep scars. Themis is part of a family bitterly divided by politics and, as a...
  3. My Love Affair with Greece

    As she’s made an honorary citizen, bestselling novelist Victoria Hislop raises a glass of ouzo to the country that stole her heart 40 years ago She had scarcely travelled anywhere at all. Yet, recently separated from my father and keen for adventure, my mother, Mary, decided to whisk my sister...
  4. Victoria is given Honorary Greek Citizenship

    The  author of bestsellers including “The Island” and “Those Who Are Loved,” may officially consider herself Greek. Greece’s President Katerini Sakellaropoulou has signed an honorary naturalization order allowing the 61-year-old novelist to claim Greek citizenship. Hislop, who has a holiday house in Crete where she spends several months a year, was granted...
  5. Greek books throughout the U.K.

    The Greek Library of London has launched a campaign to make it possible for anyone the United Kingdom to borrow Greek books… To read more about the details of the service click here To serach the complete catalogue of books available, click here To support this new service:    ...
  6. Victoria Hislop’s Cretan love affair

    (from cretamaris.gr) Victoria Hislop is the world’s most popular novelist writing about Greece today, and this summer sees the publication of her latest book Those Who Are Loved. Already topping best-seller lists in the UK, it’s looking like it will be her most successful book to date. Of course it was The...